In 2008, The Athlete Lab opened its doors, establishing the first female owned and operated CrossFit gym in the Twin Cities. Called on as an expert regarding “Best Gym Practices” by Whole 9 Life, The Athlete Lab is a renowned resource in the wellness industry, emphasizing a holistic approach to a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.

With a professional background in firefighting for the City of St. Paul and a Masters in Acupuncture from Northwestern Health Sciences University, owner and CEO Kate Klaers, brings her knowledge of training and preventative medicine to the forefront of what The Athlete Lab stands for. TAL’s coaches and staff maintain the signature drive for accurate movement standards, safe coaching, and training practices while forging an environment unlike any other gym. 

Our Mission: To provide the opportunity for members to reach physical and mental excellence by fostering a community that believes in the same high quality approach to life.

Core Values: Community | Achievement | Respect | Excellence

Driven by Community. Fueled by Commitment.