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Donate Your Soles to The Sugarbelle Foundation

Help us support the Sugarbelle Foundation, a local 501c3, whose mission is to keep pets and people together, raise funds by donating your new or gently worn shoes. Funds2Orgs purchases the shoes and redistributes them to impoverished people in developing countries. A drop box will be at ICON Performance 10/20-11/7

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High Concussion Rates Found During Football Practice

According to a recent study published in the Journal of American Medical Association Pediatrics (02/2015),concussion rates in football athletes at the youth, high school, and collegiate levels were found to be highest during a game situation; BUT, practice sessions also posed a major concussion risk for these same groups of athletes. During practice, athletes at […]

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Cogito Ergo Sum = Mindset

It is said that the mind is the most powerful “muscle” in the entire body. With that being said, one could argue that once someone’s mind is made up (concretely made up) that one was going to accomplish a certain task, one could consider it done. Consider for one minute, that the task is fitness […]

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Our Experienced Trainers Will Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals

The programs our professional trainers develop are based on our years of experience and success in helping people achieve their goals. Our fitness clients lose weight, build muscle, and boost their energy and self confidence. The athletes we work with become stronger, faster, and more injury resistant. Our rehab patients not only meet but exceed […]

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Plantar Fasciitis

With the start of the new year, fitness resolutions are on everyone’s mind. Couch potatoes and exercise enthusiasts have started new physical activities and routines, runners have upped their mileage and weekend warriors are working hard to advance quickly in their chosen sport or activity-all trying to achieve the goal of leading a healthier lifestyle. […]

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OUR TEAM JUST GOT BETTER

If there is one thing we get to brag about, it is our team. ICON Performance is VERY proud to announce that John Sardos is joining our training staff. John is currently the Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach at Birmingham Southern College. John will train both athletes and individuals wanting to become more fit. He has […]

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Concussions in Athletes. Are They Preventable?

If your child or athlete plays a contact sport, you probably have noticed the recent increase in media attention on concussions. In sports medicine, this is not a new phenomenon but rather an old lingering problem with a new resurgence in awareness. In the state of Alabama, if an athlete is “suspected” of having a […]

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Body Composition for Speed


I know that you going to scream Duh! when I say this, but trust me when I say that it does bear repeating… if you are overweight you WILL be slower…PERIOD! There are always exception to the rule and when push comes to shove everyone can remember that one athlete who, even though they were […]

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