5 Lessons To Get Better At CrossFit From Jason Khalipa

Unless you’re completely new to CrossFit or don’t really pay much attention to the broader CrossFit community, chances are you’re very familiar with the name Jason Khalipa.  Jason earned the title of “Fittest Man on Earth” by winning the 2008 CrossFit games and until this past year, he’s been a fixture at the games. In Read more about 5 Lessons To Get Better At CrossFit From Jason Khalipa[…]

Food Prep 101- Planning Ahead

Working in the health industry, I have run the gauntlet on excuses. One of my favorite games is trying to counter each and every one of them so that someone slowly runs out and starts looking at me with wide-eyed panic, realizing that at some point they will have to admit that they just don’t Read more about Food Prep 101- Planning Ahead[…]

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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[…]