MyFitnessPal

Tracking Your Sleep with MyFitnessPal

Sleep is an incredibly important piece of the overall health and fitness puzzle and just like we track our results in most workouts we do, tracking your sleep helps us see progress. It also helps us identify where we might be falling short or have room for improvement as we look for ways to increase Read more about Tracking Your Sleep with MyFitnessPal[…]

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The CrossFit Lake Wylie Grizzly Shark Club

Ahhhh…the mystical, magical grizzly shark. An atypical pairing of creatures that collectively are tough, rugged, scared of nothing, armed to the teeth with a laser beam and machine gun, and more than willing to get in a brutal struggle to not just survive, but ultimately thrive in whatever environment they are thrown into. This combo is Read more about The CrossFit Lake Wylie Grizzly Shark Club[…]

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New Year? Meet the New You.

In the middle of recovering from Thanksgiving’s never-ending parade of food and preparing for the assault of holiday food to come, many of us begin to think about the influence of this time of year on our health. Come January, millions of Americans will be investing in gym memberships, fitness classes, and nutritional programs to Read more about New Year? Meet the New You.[…]

Five Lies and a Truth About CrossFit

Over the last five years, few fitness regimens have received the amount of polarizing attention as CrossFit. For those new to the term, CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program conceived in California in 2000 and now boasts thousands of locations (or “boxes”—more on that later) across the country. Chances are, you’ve seen one of Read more about Five Lies and a Truth About CrossFit[…]

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November’s Athlete of the Month – Paul Boggs

This month’s Athlete of the Month has been a steady presence in the Lake Wylie area now for over a decade, but has only been a part of the CFLKW community now for the last five months. In those 5 months he’s made steady, significant progress and has shown a determination and willingness to put in Read more about November’s Athlete of the Month – Paul Boggs[…]

Working With a Personal Trainer

Personal Training – Why It Could Be The Answer To Improved Performance

Are you struggling with a particular component of your fitness journey? Is there a specific movement you’re struggling with? Maybe you’d like to achieve a certain fitness goal, but aren’t quite sure how to make it happen. Personal training can help make it happen. Unfortunately, many people never consider it because they don’t really understand the Read more about Personal Training – Why It Could Be The Answer To Improved Performance[…]

CrossFit Lake Wylie Member Spotlight

“I Was Looking To Get My Groove Back”

This month’s member spotlight shines on one of our new members, Tara Nesbit. Tara hasn’t been a member for very long, but in her short time at CrossFit Lake Wylie she’s made a big impact with her hard work and determination. She started at CFLKW because she “was looking to get [her] groove back” and Read more about “I Was Looking To Get My Groove Back”[…]

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October’s Athlete of the Month – Laura Moore

This month’s Athlete of the Month is someone who’s no stranger to hard work and high level competition. Having competed as a middle distance runner in the Division 1 Nationals for both indoor and outdoor track and cross country, Laura Moore came to CrossFit Lake Wylie looking for new ways to challenge herself physically. Not only did Read more about October’s Athlete of the Month – Laura Moore[…]

Shoulder Mobilization

Shoulder Mobility – Some Tips for Fixing Shoulder Mobility Issues

One of the common issues with athletes that come into the gym (and really just in general) is shoulder mobility and how it translates to being able to effectively lockout your arms overhead with any type of pressing movement – push press, handstand pushups, snatch, etc.  If you have a job that requires you to Read more about Shoulder Mobility – Some Tips for Fixing Shoulder Mobility Issues[…]

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September’s Member of the Month – Adam Ferguson

This month we selected CFLKW  stalwart, Adam Ferguson, whom we affectionately call A-Rex, as our Member of the Month.  Adam is one of the backbone members of CFLKW, not just because he’s been with us since the very beginning, but because he epitomizes what the CFLKW community is all about.  Don’t ask him for the Read more about September’s Member of the Month – Adam Ferguson[…]