“No pain, no gain.” “Pain is just weakness leaving the body.” “The pain you feel today is the strength you will feel tomorrow.” I see this type of “motivational” quote adorning gym walls, locker rooms, coaches’ offices, and Instagram pages all the time. But this mindset is a myth at…


So we’ve all seen the ice bath challenges and many of us as athletes have spent many an hour in the training room suffering through an ice bath. But is the suffering worth it?

We thought it might be good to take a look at what the science and pro’s…


Football Player Joe Martin is determined to reach his goals and in the meantime using his gifts and passion for youth to help the next generation of stars reach their dreams.

Football Athlete and Athletic Coach, Joe Martin

So next to Track, Football is hands down my favorite sport…though I’m…


Victory over struggle is programmed into the DNA of every true athlete. Powerlifter Kayla Horne embodies this perfectly as charges through her challenges with an eating disorder and anxieties to conquer her sport ans inspire others in the process.

What inspires you?

I struggled with an eating disorder for many…


Sometimes the challenges of life provide inspiration for our purpose and passion. Master Trainer, Casaundra Bouldin draws on the challenges of diabetes and dementia to motivate her passion for inspiring higher wellness in the community.

Trainer and Wellness Expert, Casaundra Bouldin

So how did you get into fitness? Were you…


Boxer Cesar Francis

Cesar, “Rainman Francis” — Brooklyn by way of Panama

Introducting the Rainman, Cesar Francis. Pound for pound the biggest heart with the hardest fists you’ll find in Brooklyn! This proud Panamanian is quickly making his name known!

What inspires you?

My family. I have 5 siblings 4 sister 1 brother…


Anthony Davis

This month we are celebrating the art, poise and strength of professional dancers…as the athletes they are.

We had a great opportunity to catch up with one of our friends, Lisa Johnson-Willingham, who has led an amazing career as a Professional Dancer, Instructor, and now Director of Ailey…


This week we had the great pleasure to chat with friends from our beloved Brick City of Newark, startup wellness venture, Brick City Strength! Not just another stellar, hard cranking Cross-fit gym, thought they are that, they are inspired with a mission to kindle a culture of higher wellness among…


This month we are excited to feature a fast rising track star and outstanding role model, Asha Ruth! This Rutgers grad has quickly made a name for herself as a member of an American Record setting relay team.

Asha Ruth

American 4 x 200 Record Holder

What inspires you?

What inspires me most is being able to inspire others. I train hard and at a high level to hopefully light a fire in other individuals who want to pursue their dreams, whatever it may be. …


Soccer is a physically demanding sport, with the speed and fierceness of the modern game only exacerbating post-game recovery. There are many ways to help the body recover, one of which is through rehydration, which we previously discussed on iON Performance Care. In today’s fast paced game, however, professional teams…

Anthony Davis

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