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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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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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ICKB Girls take Gold in the European Open Youth Championships

ICKB Girls take Gold in the European Open Youth Championships

July 25, 2017

Congratulations to our very own Ice Chamber Kettlebell Girls Emma and Miranda, both taking a Gold AND Silver medal at the European Open Youth Championships! Miranda took the Gold Medal in 16kg long cycle and Silver Medal in 16kg snatch, while Emma took Gold in 12kg long cycle and Silver in 12kg snatch. Can you…

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Jen Takes Silver in the CKA Nationals!

Jen Takes Silver in the CKA Nationals!

Big shoutout to Jen, who traveled all the way from the East Bay to Moosejaw, Canada. There’s not even a direct flight to Moosejaw, and so she did a lot of trekking to even get to the site of the competition! We are so proud of you Jen, thanks for being such an inspiration to…

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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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