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Healthy Aging – In-facility and Virtual

Category: Aging

Successful aging depends on maintaining strength and physical function throughout late life. Resistance training is the only intervention consistently shown to help maintain independence and physical function as we age. Join us for 45 minutes of resistance exercise clinically proven by UF researchers to keep you mobile into late life. Exercises can be scaled to accommodate different levels of function.

Smartphone or webcam and Zoom required for virtual class. No exercise equipment required.

For ages 55+

Class schedule: MWF 11-11:45am

Adult Olympic Weightlifting (16+)

Categories: Weightlifting, sport performance

Layne Performance’s premier class and home of the Gator Weightlifting Club. Olympic weightlifting requires enormous strength and power. As a result, weightlifters are among the most powerful and explosive athletes. At Layne Performance, we focus on building lower body strength and explosiveness through squats and squat variations, pulling motions, and the Olympic lifts (snatch and clean & jerk).

The Olympic weightlifting class meets four times per week. Weightlifters are required to attend four sessions per week. Weightlifters are also encouraged to compete in local and national competition.

First week is FREE for new weightlifters.

Class schedule: MTRF 6-8am EST, MWF 5-7pm, Saturday 9-11am.

Youth Sport Performance (5+)

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Categories: Weightlifting, Youth, Sport Performance

The Youth Sport Performance class at Layne Performance is perfect for young, aspiring athletes preparing their bodies for competition, improving their skills to make the next level, or for sport-specific conditioning. We focus on improving strength and explosive power using Olympic weightlifting, squats, deadlifts, and specific drills. Safe and effective for children and youth ages 5+.

Class schedule: Tuesday and Thursday from 4-5pm, and Saturday 11am-12pm.

Layne Performance “Performance Series” classes consist of four core class — Strength, Performance, Function, and Physique. These classes are designed to make up a complete week of training by targeting different aspects of your fitness on each training day. If you are new to the gym, the “Foundations” class will teach you everything you need to know for the Performance Series classes. Contact me if you need advisement for setting up your training schedule.

Category: Strength and Physique

Build a strong and powerful body using structured resistance exercise featuring squats, deadlifts, bench, and targeted assistance exercises. Evidence-based sets, reps, and rest structure that is periodized to ensure continued results. 

Class schedule (when normal business resumes): Tuesday 5-6pm, 6-7pm

Categories: Weightlifting, Strength and Physique

Maximize your speed and power on the field using primarily Olympic weightlifting lifts and skill-based training (sprint technique, footwork, etc). 

Class schedule: Saturday 8-9am

Categories: Weightlifting, Strength and Physique

Function is for people wanting to get stronger using compound exercises like squats and deadlifts, while also improving their speed with weightlifting and balance/skill exercises (gymnastics, overhead squats, single leg and unbalanced training). A great alternative to Crossfit for those who enjoy the skill components, but would like to focus more on technique and performance.

Class schedule : Wednesday 6-7am, 7-8am

Category: Strength and Physique

Get ready to feel the burn. Higher reps and less rest induces metabolic stress, leading to more muscle mass and less fat. Guaranteed to make you look and feel stronger.

Class schedule:Thursday 5-6pm, 6-7pm


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Category: Strength and Physique

New to the gym? This is the class for you. With a small class size, you’ll get plenty of one-on-one attention from your coach as you learn how to safely perform all the exercises needed for our other classes. You’ll learn the terminology, etiquette, and everything else you need to know while building a solid base of strength and conditioning. This class is required for new members with little or no previous training experience.

Class schedule: Tuesdays 4-5pm