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Partner Bagwork

Partner Bagwork

August 31, 2017

What better way to practice boxing combinations than with a punching bag? Physically practicing a punch combo will help ingrain it into the mind as muscle memory! The boxers did a great job on keeping their feet moving. Foot movement and stance is crucial in boxing, as both play into the boxers form. It is…

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Core Teamwork

Core Teamwork

August 29, 2017

On today’s episode of Core Performance, we have a partner drill: plank with a sandbag while the partner sprints down the gym with a medicine ball. The key to the challenge of this workout is the sandbag, which sits on top of the shoulders while planking. This adds additional weight to the shoulders which requires…

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It’s Hammer Time!

It’s Hammer Time!

August 28, 2017

Checkout the Ice Chamber Morning Bootcamp as they use a sledgehammer to hit oversized tires! This is a great alternative workout as it is a great strength builder that truly utilizes core strength. What gym equipment do you usually use for your workouts? Here at Ice Chamber, we avoid huge machines and instead use equipment…

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Sara and Surya Conquer a Half Marathon

Sara and Surya Conquer a Half Marathon

Checkout Sara and Surya as they pose before their 13 mile run on Angel Island! A lot of people do not realize the amount of time and effort it takes to preparing for long distance runs. Your body must build up for these feats. Many first long distance runners are surprised when they start feeling…

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Preview: Kettleguard Promo

Preview: Kettleguard Promo

August 24, 2017

Here’s a preview picture from the photoshoot of Jess modeling a pair of Kettleguards for the next promo! Jess is actually traveling to Las Vegas in mid-September for the IUKL World Cup! Jess will, of course, be rocking her kettleguards as she lifts away to keep her wrists healthy and injury-free. Be sure to say…

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Boxing Speed Bag Work

Boxing Speed Bag Work

Checkout Jake as he works the speed bag! Speed bags are used in boxing agility and rhythm training. Moreover, speed bags are incredibly useful in teaching fighters to keep their hands up. This is especially important in sparring and in an actual fight because if the guard is down, there will be more physical opportunities…

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Tripod Clapping Pushups on a Medicine Ball

Tripod Clapping Pushups on a Medicine Ball

August 18, 2017

Checkout Keith of the Albany Fire Department doing one-legged clapping pushups on a medicine ball. A challenge to test core strength, balance, and power. Did you know that the Ice Chamber regularly trains the Albany Fire Department? We change up their fitness routine to challenge their bodies in a different way that they are used…

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Team Battle Ropes

Team Battle Ropes

What better way to workout than as a team and participating in a challenge? Checkout our Morning Bootcampers as they overhead lift battle ropes! A true test of pushing past limits and encouragement, our group classes regularly require members to partner up or get into teams for some fun & friendly competition. What is your…

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Building Punch Power

August 15, 2017

Check out the kids of Fitness Boxing work on their punching power by hitting the medicine ball. This is great as it is a team effort and allows students see the difference between using the whole body to punch versus only using the arms to punch. Be sure to check out the Ice Chamber Boxing…

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Sled Push

Sled Push

August 12, 2017

Checkout KettleBear Sara as she sled pushes not the typical weights, but her children. A great twist on the exercise, the Ice Chamber community loves to have fun and get creative. Be sure to check out our schedule for the next class! Valet parking. Always providing exceptional service at Ice Chamber. #sledpush #kidsfitness #icechamber A…

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Ice Chamber Rosies

Ice Chamber Rosies

Check out the Rosie the Riveter Rally and Home Front Festival in Richmond today and come say hi to the Ice Chamber Rosies! There will be games and opportunities for friends and family to get free class passes to join Ice Chamber for a workout! Be sure to say hi to the Ice Chamber Rosies…

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Introducing the Urban Duathalon Challenge

August 9, 2017

The Ice Chamber Team is incredibly excited to announce the first ever Urban Duathlon Challenge! This is your chance to test your mental and all the physical strength you have built during your time at Ice Chamber. The race is on Saturday, September 30th, and is comprised of two parts: rowing and running. The registration…

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Partner Core Exercise

August 7, 2017

Looking for a new way to level up your planks? Grab a partner and as you plank, hold your partners feet down as he/she does sit ups! Testing balance is the secret to expanding an exercise. Adding the the balance dynamic will increase the difficulty level of your workout by a factor! Here at Ice…

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Julie’s Fire Hose Pulls

Julie’s Fire Hose Pulls

August 4, 2017

On today’s Ice Chamber news, we have Julie here working on her arms and shoulders through fire hose pulls in a tire. Julie looks incredibly strong during her training at Ice Chamber. The trainers here ensure that everyone is gets a good sweat and will modify exercises to make it functional for all members. Thanks…

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Leela’s Magic Throw

Leela’s Magic Throw

August 2, 2017

Checkout Leela as she jumps for joy after throwing a medicine ball behind her back and into the tire! Leela is actually also a powerlifter in the Female Summer Strength Series, watch out because her benchpresses are also amazing. It’s refreshing to see Ice Chamber youths like Leela participate in different programs. Her positive vibes…

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Youth Champion, Miranda, snatches 24kg kettlebell

Youth Champion, Miranda, snatches 24kg kettlebell

August 1, 2017

Master of Sport, Miranda, is back from Ireland after taking gold in the IUKL European Youth Championships! Here she is working on her kettlebell snatches. Did you know she is only 17 years old? We’re going to miss her when she goes off to college! Ever thought about kettlebell lifting but unsure where to start?…

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Hurdlin’ on a Monday

Hurdlin’ on a Monday

Morning Bootcampers know how to start the day off right– by sweating it out at Ice Chamber! Checkout Paul as he jumps hurdles, this is a great drill to test agility and speed. There is no substitute for hard work, and the fitness journey requires time and commitment. How has your fitness journey come along?…

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Core Work

Core Work

July 31, 2017

A busy and tough day at Ice Chamber! Watch as our members slam sledgehammers while their partners hold an elevated plank. Props to them for all their hard work! Check out Ice Chamber Core Performance and Bootcamp classes to challenge your abs. What exercises do you usually do when wanting to increase ab strength? Next…

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Ice Chamber Dancing

Ice Chamber Dancing

Check out David during the Teen Summer Fitness Class! He killed his workout so hard he broke out in dance! Just kidding..but there is always a positive atmosphere here at Ice Chamber. The community here encourages one another while always challenging one another to go harder. No matter where you are at–physically, emotionally, spiritually–come check…

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Teen Fitness is now Live!

Teen Fitness is now Live!

July 28, 2017

Check out some of our participants in the Teen Summer Fitness throw medicine balls to Russian Twist. Coached by Judo Olympian Athlete, Sayaka Torra, these teens are going to be way stronger and faster by the time school starts! The goal for this program is for all participants to become stronger physically and mentally while…

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