Southside Barbell South Lakeland | Group Fitness & Gym in Lakeland, FL


We are a TRUE 24 hour, 7 days a week, 365 days a year facility.

We have state of the art equipment and specialized strength training equipment not typically found in Big Box Chain Gyms. We are a locally owned facility that attempts to truly know our members and create a “community” environment, you are not just a number with us.

Southside Barbell (SSBB)

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Not only do we offer a fantastic gym to work out in, we also have over 10 of Lakeland’s finest certified personal trainers, who teach over 20 different classes per week. Try it out for a day!

Strength & Conditioning
Strength & Conditioning

A full line of free weights, kettle bells, bumper plates, lifting platform, and specialty medicine balls/bars.

Fitness & Cardio
Fitness & Cardio

State of the art cardio and high intensity group fitness classes.

Flexibility & Rest
Flexibility & Rest

A full pilates reformer studio, as well as, yoga and stretching classes.

Health & Diet
Health & Diet

Certified health and nutrition coaches.


"The trainers at Southside Barbell have helped me reach my fitness goals beyond anything I could of hoped for. The atmosphere at Southside Barbell is amazing, the people are even better. All in all, it is a great place to work out. A Lakeland Hidden Gem."

Southside Barbell Review

Whitney D.

Southside Barbell Review

"I absolutely LOVE this place! Everyone is so knowledgeable and you can tell the trainers really care about helping people and pushing them to achieve their goals. The classes are so much fun! Everyone there, including members, are so nice and welcoming. I highly recommend this place."

Southside Barbell Review

Sarah G.

Southside Barbell Review


Mark Bodine

Mark Bodine
Certified Personal Trainer/ Founder

It is my personal goal to help each new and existing member achieve their goals. My commitment is your success and I will strive to get you the results you want! Please contact me directly if you have any questions or concerns.

Will Shillito

Will Shillito
Certified Functional Strength Coach   NASM PES • USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach  • Functional Range Conditioning  • Titleist Performance 

I am a Certified Personal Enhancement Specialist with a BS in Sports Management and a Master's Degree in Sports Psychology. With a decade of experience I offer my clients comprehensive training programs specifically catered to each person's individual fitness needs.

Matt Olsen
NASM CPT • Online Trainer Certified • PN ProCoach

It is my personal mission to create an environment for clients to finally reach their health and fitness goals, the same way I have already done for many others. You just have to be ready to commit and take action on the things that I teach you to do in our training. It’s that easy.

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