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Friends and Family Day @ CFL

On Saturday, January 23rd, CFL will host our Friends and Family Day.  We’re about building a better, healthier community, one person and one workout at a time.  And sometimes that begins with someone you know.  Someone who has already gone through the process,...

New Programming Options for CFL Members

Fitness vs. Performance, the Evolution of CrossFit Lakeland On April 13th we launched our new programming model at CrossFit Lakeland.  Members will now have several options available to them.  Fitness, in general, is full of fads that come and go.  High Intensity...

NUTRITION SEMINAR

We are very excited to announce that CFL will be hosting a Nutrition Seminar given by Jeremy Mullins. When:  Sunday, March 15th; 9am-4pm Cost:  $75 Registration:  CFL members, please refer to our private FB page for info on registration. What it’s all about and...

MERRY CHRISTMAS

MERRY CHRISTMAS From the Staff of CrossFit Lakeland...

ThanksGiving Throwdown, The Back Story

CFL’s Annual ThanksGiving ThrowDown, The Back Story: Our event continues to be in a status of evolution.  So just as fitness continues to evolve, so does our annual ThanksGiving ThrowDown Event.  But there will always be one goal in mind, to offer a very well...

1+1=3

1+1=3 Doesn’t add up, right?  Or does it?  A friend of mine often says 1+1=3 and three is magic.  I interpret the meaning like this… it doesn’t matter what you use to add it up, three will always be magic if what you do add up are the right mix and...

Thursday – 140529

CrossFit is Dangerous? In case you haven’t noticed, recently there has been several viral posts that have popped up all over Facebook stating reasons why crossfit is dangerous and the “epic failures of the people trying to perform its movements.”...

“Murph” Challenge Official Host

We are proud to announce that we are an Official Host for the Annual “Murph” Challenge.  We will be holding the “Murph” workout on Friday, May 23rd.  All scheduled classes at CFL will take on the Challenge. For More Info:...

Happy, Healthy Calves

Happy, Healthy Calves:  The role ankle range of motion plays in athletic performance and injury prevention. How does calf flexibility affect athletic performance and relate to injury prevention?  Lack of flexibility in the ankle joint will make proper squatting and...

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Merry Christmas from the Coach’s and Staff of CrossFit Lakeland. Enjoy your family and friends and all of the Holiday Cheer you can...

Monday – 131021

Grand Re-Opening/B4B We used our annual Barbells For Boobs Fundraiser as our highlighted event to kick off the Grand Re-Opening of the New Gym.  So this past saturday was a chance for our members to raise some money for a couple of great causes, get in a kick ass...

Friday – 130607

It’s called continuing education and every 3 years I’m required to turn in 80 ceu’s in order to maintain my Certified Athletic Trainer status.  It’s a certification that requires you to go through 4 years of undergraduate school that has a...

Wednesday – 130403

Shoulder Injuries Part II – Winged Scapula by Mike Knaisch This condition in the general population is usually due to nerve impairment.  However in the gym setting it almost always is due to a weak or inhibited Serratus Anterior Muscle.  Pictured in diagram one,...

Wednesday – 130327

Common Shoulder Injuries – Part 1 Shoulder Impingement:  by Mike Knaisch Description:  This term can define a few conditions.  You can impinge the rotator cuff muscles, the bursa sac, or the long head of the bicep tendon.  It occurs when the humeral head is...

BARBELLS FOR BOOBS – Saturday, October 27th

A fundraising event for Mammograms In Action.  This will be our 3rd Annual B4B.  The workout is the classic CrossFit Benchmark “Grace”.  30 Clean and Jerks for time.  The workout is scaleable for all ages and abilities.  Please come out, donate, and...