9Round: a New Lakeland Knock-Out!

Want a full-body workout on your own time, without a class schedule? Don’t sweat it! Specialized fitness center 9Round, open July 17th, is a great new option. The gym is located at 2153 E. County Road 540A in the Publix Shopping Plaza and owned by Kristen and Eric...

Set sail with Hernando: a new playground comes to Lakeland

Commonly known as “La Florida” after his famed landing, Hernando de Soto was the Spanish Governor of Cuba in 1536 and lead explorer throughout the state of Florida. The man led an expedition through Florida to locate and chart a course for his army while searching for...

Happy Global Running Day!

Who run the world? Lakelanders. Celebrate the day by lacing up your running shoes, taking a little stretch, and stepping onto the running path. With so many beautiful lakes, the options for a morning or evening run are pretty endless. Under Armour even ranked our...

20 Questions with Kirstin Czernek

Kirstin Czernek is the owner, founder, and instructor at The Balance Culture.  She is from Jersey originally, but has been in Lakeland for 15 years after moving here to attend Southeastern University.  Before starting The Balance Culture, Kirstin worked as a therapist...

20 Questions With Ruthie Tait

Ruthie Tait’s love for health and fitness began at an early age, starting with gymnastics for 12 years and volleyball through college.  She now is a certified Yoga Instructor, a Group Fitness  instructor, and a Mat Pilates instructor.  The co-owner and fitness...

Boulder Lakeland – It’s go time!

Guys, with every passing week, Lakeland gets cooler and cooler! It was announced last November that we would be getting our first bouldering pop-up/indoor venue. Well, the time has come! Boulder Lakeland is officially open. Bouldering is a sport similar to rock...