The Lakeland Health + Fitness blog

The Simplest Diet You Can Start Today

You want to start eating better, but you don’t quite know what to do.  Keto, paleo, Whole30, Atkins, low carb, slow carb, Mediterranean– the list…

How To Get Better Sleep Starting Now

What if I told you the most important thing you could do for your health doesn’t involve going to the gym or eating vegetables?   That’s…

Why You Should Get More Sleep Tonight

Adults need seven to eight hours of sleep per night. SEVEN to EIGHT.  HOURS.  AT NIGHT.  EVERY NIGHT. You may have the same reaction to…

Why You Should Be Stretching Every Day

“Man, my back hurts!” – Every Person Over 30 who works out, ever. If I don’t stretch every single day as an active dad who…

Why You Should Use Pre-Workout (And How To Make Your Own)

You’ve probably heard people in your gym talking about pre-workout. You’ve also probably seen those people take a scoop of powder, dump it into a…

You Need To Be Lifting Heavy

Resistance training with high intensity has been growing in popularity over the past decade. People are embracing more than just the treadmill or other cardiovascular…

Why Your Workouts Aren’t Intense Enough

The joke amongst our members at Lakeland Health + Fitness after a really hard 7 minute workout is that if you’ve never done an intense,…

Exercise vs. Nutrition– Which Is More Important For Weight Loss?

I get this question all the time– I want to lose weight, J.D., so which thing should I focus on, nutrition or exercise?  First of…

Why You Should Pay More For Things

The best things in life are free? While this may be true in some circumstances, I have found the opposite to be the case for…

The Weirdest Excuse We Hear The Most

Multiple times a week when we are talking to potential clients here at Lakeland Health and Fitness, we hear something along the lines of “I’m…

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