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Keeping Our Community Helpers in Tip Top Shape

Keeping Our Community Helpers in Tip Top Shape

July 19, 2017

One of Ice Chamber’s goals is to contribute to our local community, in various forms. Hosting Cross-Trainings for Community groups or ogranizations is one way that we show our support. Yes, Fire fighters exercise on their own, quite frequently too, in fact. But what we bring to the table is an individualized program for the…

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Bootcamp Ring Toss

Bootcamp Ring Toss

July 18, 2017

Checkout this fun–killer–game at the Morning Bootcamp: A Ringtoss…except one must do pushups if the cone is missed. There is no better way to incorporate pushups into a workout than by a game. The game is fun, but pushups are the consequence! Throwing objects to a target is always a struggle for most people, but…

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Never Too Early To Box

Never Too Early To Box

Checkout our some of our youths hit some focus mitts! Today we focused on hook technique and keeping hands up. It doesn’t look like a difficult drill, but keep in mind that Ice Chamber only uses 16 oz boxing gloves to build punching speed. After warm ups and other conditioning drills, 2 minutes of punching…

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Free Bone Broth

Free Bone Broth

July 13, 2017

Come grab your free coupon for a bottle of Bru (redeemable at Whole Foods) in the Ice Chamber Office. Based in Marin, Bru creates bone broth that combines the nutrition of bone broth with vitamins of fresh vegetables and root juices. Ingredients are sourced locally, and broths are easily digestible. Support local businesses and try…

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Strength Conditioning

Strength Conditioning

July 12, 2017

How far can you push yourself? Watch as he drags weights AND lifts weights at the same time! Work hard and see the results, that’s how we do it at Ice Chamber. If you are looking for a more tailored workout, Personal Training might be for you! Our Trainers here at Ice Chamber have years…

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Release the Beast Within

July 10, 2017

Checkout our new Ice Chamber video and share it with your friends and family! Ice Chamber is not your typical neighborhood gym. We focus functional fitness that will help increase physical performance. Whether you are an athlete, someone recovering form a physical injury, or just trying to become healthy, we will meet you where you…

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Rylee and Miranda lift 20kg Kettlebells at the In-House KB Meet

Check out ICKB Girls Rylee and Miranda at the in-house Kettlebell Meet at Ice Chamber! Rylee is seen satching 20kgs and Miranda longcycling 20 kg kettlebells. Can you believe they’re only in high school? They are such strong women with phenomenal form while lifting. Also, peep their kettleguards! 16 year old Ice Chamber Kettlebell Girl,…

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Female Powerlifting Series Update

Female Powerlifting Series Update

Check out the females of the Powerlifting Series warm up. The leg raise over hurdles activate the brain and coordination, enhancing the lifting session. Incredibly humbled by the success of the Female Powerlifting Series. We’re all comin’ along well, everyone hustles at each class and we can all feel the improvement with every set. This…

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Ice Chamber OG’s are also Jiu Jitsu Masters

Some of our very special members at Ice Chamber are also Jiu Jitsu Masters! Training at Ralph Gracie Jiu Jitsu on Sacramento Street in Berkeley, they cross train at Ice Chamber to keep up with body conditioning and to expand their endurance for competitions. Thank you for reppin’ us! The friendliest, most dangerous individuals on…

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Thanks for the shoutout!

July 7, 2017

Checkout Lindsey and her creative kettlebellx workout! Thanks for the shoutout, the ICKB Girls totally agree that Kettleguards definitely save forearms. Get your pair today, your wrists will thank you! @Regrann from @lindsgreening – These felt good. These felt REAL good. * * Thanks to @kettleguard for saving my forearms (and btw, I think I…

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Boxing Conditioning: Go Connor!

Boxing Conditioning: Go Connor!

Did you know that boxing is the sport of disciplined aggression? Most unfamiliar with the sport think of it as fighting, but boxing is really a physical and mental one. Fighting is punching endlessly and with no technique, but boxing is a game filled with strategy and self-control. Control of the mind and control of…

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Workin Hard for the Independence Day BBQ’s

Workin Hard for the Independence Day BBQ’s

July 5, 2017

This weekend is known to be filled with eating and enjoying sunshine. Watch our Morning Bootcamp class prepare by hustling through their circuits. What is amazing about this community is that the trainers will surprise with different and new exercises, and the class will LOVE the challenge. Our community here loves to work hard, sweat,…

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Maya does the C-Skip

Maya does the C-Skip

Checkout Maya as she warms up with the C-Skip! Great for hip rotation and body coordination, make sure you try this out before your next workout! Who else here ate way too much throughout this past long weekend? It is time to grind again…See you at the next Morning Boot Camp at Ice Chamber to…

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Steve Works Striking bag

Steve Works Striking bag

Checkout Steve as he plays around with the striking bag. Notice how his face is not directed towards the ground as he bobs around, he keeps his focus on the striking bag. It is incredibly easy to look away as you bob or weave, so be sure to stay cognisant of that when striking! Old…

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Miranda and Emma Prepare for the IUKL Junior European Open

June 30, 2017

Our very own ICKB Girls, Miranda and Emma, are traveling to IRELAND in only a couple weeks to compete! Can you believe both are only in high school? Ice Chamber is incredibly excited and humbled to have these two women represent us. We’ll cheer you on from the Bay Area as you two do you…

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Low Impact HIIT Workout

Low Impact HIIT Workout

Here we have some of our community partaking in a lower impact workout. Even though it is technically lower impact, body mechanics still requires thinking and coordination. Our fitness class is for people of all walks of life! Unsure how to workout after an injury or have a physical barrier that prevents effective workouts? Ice…

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Proper Box Squats

Proper Box Squats

June 29, 2017

The Female Summer Strength Series is coming along, everyone is excited to put plates onto the barbells and start liftin’. The first couple training sessions consisted of only lifting the barbell in order to learn and perfect safe form. Here we have Kersten teach participants how to properly do a box squat. Remember, proper form…

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Controlled Body Sparring

Controlled Body Sparring

Checkout Christian and Rita spar during the Fitness Boxing Class. We focused on footwork and head movement that day. In order to be a good sparring partner, one must have respect for his or her partner. Respect to control individual movements as well as the mind, respect to challenge his/her partner to improve, and respect…

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Jessica DiBiase competes at Bells and Bites Kettlebell Sport Competition

Jessica DiBiase competes at Bells and Bites Kettlebell Sport Competition

Congrats to Jess for rockin’ it at the Bells and Bites Kettlebells Sports Competition this past Sunday! She made the ICKB Girls proud as she snatched 24 kg for 7 minutes with intense focus and drive. Can you believe this is her second time competing after having a baby? Jess is truly an inspiration for…

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Ice Chamber x Albany Fire Fighters

Ice Chamber x Albany Fire Fighters

June 27, 2017

Watch this circuit tackled by the Albany Firemen. Ice Chamber regularly works with the Albany Fire Department. But wait… don’t fire fighters already workout on their own? Yes they do! But Ice Chamber actually designs specific functional exercises for these community workers in order to optimize their physical performance as well as to just change…

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