Women of the Wolfpack | 6 Week Steel Mace Series
Jul
14
to Aug 14

Women of the Wolfpack | 6 Week Steel Mace Series

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CALLING ALL WOMEN!

Learn the basics of the steel mace and progress to more advanced exercises during this six week program with the Women of the Wolfpack at MSP! Geared towards beginners and experienced macers alike, workouts will challenge your strength and conditioning. Learn movements like the archer, 360, and decapitator and combine them to create a full body workout. Laughter and soreness guaranteed! Register at https://bit.ly/2IS4hC0 or email janice@mspgym.comfor more info!

WHY TRAIN WITH THE STEEL MACE?

The steel mace is, in its essence, a club with a weighted ball at one end. The disproportionate weight distribution creates instability, forcing you to activate stabilizer muscles while you move the mace through various swinging and movement patterns. This fun and functional training provides an effective way to build your rotational core strength, improve your grip strength, and when combined with HIIT style exercises, results in full body conditioning all in one workout.

BENEFITS:

  • Build Core Strength

    • The uneven weight distribution of the mace forces your body to engage your core, thus improving your stability, balance, and coordination.

  • Grip Strength

    • Often overlooked but strengthening your grip will help you with pull ups, deadlifts, or opening that stubborn jar of pickles!

  • Full Body Conditioning and Strengthening Multi-planar exercises performed in a HIIT style or duration workout challenge multiple muscle groups guaranteed to leave you breathless!

QUESTIONS? Contact Janice@mspgym.com

Steel Mace workout in Chicago for women

*MSP offers maces ranging from 7 to 40 lbs.

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Mom's Night Out
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Mom's Night Out

CALLING ALL MOMS! Join MSPGYM for an evening full of fitness, wine, and giveaways! 

Join us for an evening all about recognizing and celebrating moms- because you do such a great job of taking care of all of us, we want to have an event just for you!

Mom's Night Out  Midwest Strength and Performance

WHAT TO EXPECT

The event will begin with a battlerope and bodyweight warmup led by MSP's coach and fellow mom, Janice Eddington. Coach Janice will take the group through exercises suitable for all ages and fitness levels. After class, there will be light food, activities, and giveaways! The event wouldn’t be complete without wine and a goodie bag!

SCHEDULE:

6:00-6:45PM | Bodyweight, Battlerope + TRX Mini Workout with Coach Janice

6:50-7:20PM | Spa + Pamering Session

7:20-8PM| Food, Activities, Raffle + More!

***There are gluten-free and peanut-free options available to those with dietary restrictions. 

WHAT TO BRING:

Gym shoes and a water bottle

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Steel Mace Yoga Workshop
May
18
to May 19

Steel Mace Yoga Workshop

STEEL MACE YOGA - MIND. BODY. SOUL. SHAPED BY STEEL

Steel Mace Yoga Chicago Workshop


WORKSHOP OVERVIEW:
Steel Mace Yoga is a mixture of static poses and dynamic movement synchronized to breath using both bodyweight and steel mace. It builds full body strength, tones and sculpts, increases flexibility, and improves balance. The moment challenges rotational ranges and creates a greater range of motion by carving out tension using closed chain activation and radiation with the Steel Mace. It also creates mental focus, connecting body and mind together through synchronizing breath and movement. Very similar to martial arts or moving meditation.
***Please bring a light lunch to eat during the break.

ABOUT ERIN FURRY:
With a passion for fitness training, she became the Onnit Academy Steel Mace Senior Coach and an Onnit Academy Durability Coach in 2016. Training next to Onnit Academy's Master Coach and founder of Viking Ninja Training, Erik "Esik" Melland, Erin has gained skills in steel mace, bodyweight training, boxing, and many non-traditional martial arts. Erin created and developed the first ever Steel Mace Yoga curriculum in 2017 combining her two passions and continues to evolve with it. Dedicating herself to yoga, fitness, the evolution of self and spiritual awareness she seeks to bring these concepts to every class.

SCHEDULE:
08:30 AM - Sign in and orientation
09:00 AM - Introduction to Yoga
10:30 AM - Introduction to Steel Mace
11:30 AM - Lunch
12:30 PM - Steel Mace Yoga
01:30 PM - Steel Mace Training Session
02:00 PM - Steel Mace Yoga Flow and Sequencing
02:45 PM - Yoga Decompression
03:15 PM - Closing Remarks & Q&A

STEELMACEYOGA.COM

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lululemon Steel Mace Athletics Class
May
5
9:00 AM09:00

lululemon Steel Mace Athletics Class


FREE!!
PERFECT STRENGTH TOOL FOR STICK SPORTS:
GOLF | TENNIS | BASEBALL | LACROSSE | HOCKEY |

Steel Mace training emphasizes symmetry and technique while hitting every plane of movement. Whether an offset strength movement or a complex sequence of movements, the Steel Mace Athletics class will translate perfectly to the playing field. This class will be high energy and educational. Welcome to all levels of training.

Increase:
- Rotational Power (Swing Motion)
- On-Field Stamina

Build:
- Core Strength
- Grip Strength
- Strong/Healthy Shoulders

Reduce:
-Injury (Stay on the field)
-Wrist & Elbow Soreness

Presented By:
Midwest Strength & Performance

Lead By:
Coach TJ Lawson
Coach Jimmy Walker

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Viking Ninja White Belt Certification
Apr
27
to Apr 28

Viking Ninja White Belt Certification

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Viking Ninja White Belt Certification

Accept the challenge and dive into the Viking Ninja System! Created by Master Coach Erik “Esik” Melland, this multi-level, all encompassing system centers around Bodyweight and Steel Mace Training. From beginner to advanced, from regressing a certain movement to progressing it. Viking Ninja will bring out your full strength and conditioning potential both, as an athlete and coach.

DAY 1 | PREP DAY

Bodyweight Training Near West Chicago

Bodyweight Training (3 - 4hrs.)
All the Viking Ninja movements and methods stem from bodyweight. Learn technique and cues on beginner VKNJA movements (Squat, Hinge, Push, Pull). Participants will learn technique, cues and corrections for VKNJA bodyweight training basics.

Steel Mace Training (3 - 4 hrs.)
Each VKNJA steel mace movement is broken down showing proper technique, cues and the necessary corrections needed to be successful wherever your fitness takes you. Criteria such as landmarks, grip placement, posture and structure with mace will be covered.


DAY 2 | TEST DAY (6-8 HOURS)

Steel Mace Training in Chicago

With Day 1 complete, there is an understanding of what is needed and expected for the Test on Day 2. The movements will be reviewed, coaches/partners will be prepared for protocols and the information will be applied. After the final Test has concluded there will be a section focused on VKNJA programming, followed by Q&A and closing remarks.

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