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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[…]

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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[…]

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“Loving Every Minute Of It” – Robin Cagle

This month’s Member Spotlight shines on Robin Cagle, a total sparkplug and ray of sunshine every time she comes in to workout. We asked Robin to share some of her experiences here at CrossFit Lake Wylie so everyone can understand why we say we have THE BEST fitness community in the Lake Wylie area. Robin Read more about “Loving Every Minute Of It” – Robin Cagle[…]

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Nutrition Challenge Kicking Off This Month!

We’ve wanted to do a nutrition challenge for a while now, but have held off because administering a challenge like this can be, well…a big challenge and we wanted to make sure we were fully prepared. We’ll, we’re FINALLY ready and we can’t wait to get started! Samantha Eaton, a certified health coach, will be Read more about Nutrition Challenge Kicking Off This Month![…]

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Gavin Crisp – Athlete of the Month

Meet this month’s Athlete of the Month, 12 year old Gavin Crisp.  He’s a rising 7th grader at Clover Middle School, plays football for Clover Pop Warner, is a black belt in Taekwondo and LOVES doing Obstacle Course Races, especially Spartan races. Gavin has been doing CrossFit now for 3 months and got started because he Read more about Gavin Crisp – Athlete of the Month[…]

Common Questions About CrossFit

5 Common Questions About Starting CrossFit

Starting CrossFit can be an intimidating step towards a better life.  Most people think of CrossFit as a wild group of meatheads who sling  heavy barbells around and blast music while they work out to the point of exhaustion. Having that perception could make anyone hesitate to walking through the doors of a CrossFit gym. Read more about 5 Common Questions About Starting CrossFit[…]