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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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10 Things You Need To Know About Your VMO

What the heck is your VMO you Say? The vastus medialis (vastus internus or teardrop muscle) is an extensor muscle located medially in the thigh that extends the knee. The vastus medialis is part of the quadriceps muscle group. 1. The one and one-quarter squat is a great way to correct weakness in the VMO […]

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10 Tips on Destroying Stubborn Belly Fat

1. Spot Reduction is REAL. Its a matter of timed cardio in a fasted state and tons of ab work done in the same training session. I’ll go into at detail in a future article. 2. Belly fat is a stress issue. I normally start with 800 mg of Phosphatidyl Serine (800 mg. a day) […]

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10 Tips, Hints and Trick for Training Your Deltoids

1. The wide grip upright row increases electrical activity in the middle and rear deltoids by more than 20% when compared to the narrow grip 2. Performing DB chest presses/shoulder presses on Swiss Balls doesn’t increase activation of the abs, deltoids or pecs 3. Press the bar overhead and hold for six seconds. Then lower […]

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Knees…

1. The front squat is easier on the knees compared to the back squat. 2. Biomechanical analysis shows that the HIGHEST compressive force on the knee is at a 90-degree knee flexion angle— just about parallel 3. The glute medius and minimus are far more important for knee than the VMO 4. If you aggressively […]

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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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Martial Fitness

Martial Fitness What exactly is Martial Fitness? Definitions vary depending on the mindset of the individual. Yes, I said mindset. What does that have to do with the depth and breadth of one’s fitness goals? Everything… The word “martial” tends to bring up visions of war, battle or some kind of conflict. When the mindset […]

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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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