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Chris is a native of Baton Rouge, LA and an active professional fighter. He's accumulated 40+ fights and trained with renowned fighters such as Arturo Gatti, Vernon Forrest, and Ricardo Mayorga. Boxing literally saved his life and gave him a career path that would allow him to provide for himself and raise a family.
As owner of Sweet Science VB and Classy Chris Gray Promotions, he continues to be involved in and outside the ring to empower the fighters. Chris continues to guide men and women of all ages to realize their goals and dreams. You may not dream of becoming a boxer, perhaps you desire a healthier, more fit lifestyle.
Chris takes the time to understand each person's reason for walking into the gym and devotes his time and effort to ensure you get the most out of every single visit.Our Story →
Sweet Science VB opened its doors in 2008. Located in downtown Vero Beach, our family owned boxing gym has been a pillar in the community and a place where people of all different backgrounds and ethnicities are welcomed.
Classes and personal training sessions are offered for kids, young adults, adults, and seniors. We incorporate cardio, HIIT, and boxing specific strength + conditioning into our workouts to give our members a completely unique workout experience.
Lucina is a Vero Beach native and graduated from Florida State University with a degree in elementary education. In 2008 she left teaching to work alongside Chris at the gym while raising their two sons Elijah & Malachi. Lucina is a NASM-CPT and certified boxing coach.More Info →
Events / Promotions
Boxing At The Brewery 2
2 3.12.22 | 12 noon | Walking Tree Brewery | 3209 Dodger Rd. Vero Beach, FL 32960
Come support your local boxing team from Sweet Science VB vs. teams from Florida. Weigh ins for fighters will begin 10 am. Fights kick off at 12 noon. We’d love to see you there – this will be a family friendly event – with great music, delicious food, beverages and much more…
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customers are saying
Sweet Science helped me get control of my health. At age 64, I could feel me self losing balance and generally feeling old. I have never been a gym person. Lucina and Chris made me feel welcome. A year later, I've lost 15 pounds, gains lots of muscle and feel like I'm getting younger everyday. I can't recommend them enough.
I've been going to Sweet Science since 2011 and I can honestly say every workout is different and exciting. Chris & Lucina are a joy to be around and can customize your workout to your needs. Being a busy mom, the gym is definitely an outlet and I look forward to each day. While some may feel intimidated to join a boxing gym, there is nothing to fear! This gym will welcome you with open arms.
Chris is a really great instructor and an overall cool dude. The workout is intense. Highly recommend this place for cardio and boxing training. Thanks
I will say this was the best decision I made for my health. I absolutely love the workouts that Lucina and Chris put together for us. They genuinely care about each member that walks through the door and they want us to all learn and improve every workout. Everyone that works out here is friendly and supportive and it is a reflection of the environment they have created in this gym. I look forward to many more workouts at SSVB and can’t say enough good things about Chris and Lucina!
Growing up as a kid, it was dog eat dog. Played many sports, ran hard. As an adult I had a hard time finding the right enviroment for me. Gyms weren't cutting it, on my own? - No competition, somebody to push you further then yourself. I found that place at Sweet Science. Chris and Lucina keep their eye on everybody, help modify for a more accurate form when training. I'm a quiet shy person, but the atmosphere here is very welcoming. Besides feeling muscle soreness from muscles you didn't think you had, you are actually learning an art, Boxing. Chris and Lucina are very knowledgeable in what each individual client can improve on, without singling you out. They are caring loving people, and too boot... knowledgeable in proper nutrition. They do community outreach.. "The People's Gym." I can't say enough great things about this place!
Sweet Science Vero Beach is simply the best gym I have ever been to. The moment I first met Chris Gray I knew that I had found my gym and my coach. Chris has that intangible quality of somehow making you want to be a better person, to push yourself in the gym and in your life. The workouts at Sweet Science are insane, intense, hard, fun, challenging and most importantly, they produce results! Never would I have believed that in my 50s I would be learning boxing skills from a professional athlete! How cool is that! I have been working out with Chris, Lucina and the SSVB family for a year and a half now, it has been life changing. I am lighter, leaner, happier and healthier (not to mention I have somehow been given a really cool boxing nickname). I still have a long way to go in my fitness journey, but feel confident in knowing that Chris and Lucina will be with me all the way. #boxingismyfavoriteworkout, #glovesareagirlsbestfriend #haymakerinthehouse.
Anne Hastry Sleeman
One of my friends talked me into joining for a challenge, and I haven’t stopped since!! Chris and Lucina and awesome and work with you every step of the way. The workouts are never the same (so it never gets boring or redundant) and are always challenging. I had never boxed before joining this gym and wasn’t quite sure what to expect but boxing is fantastic!! It’s such a great workout for the whole body and you train just like a real boxer does. I’ve taken a few friends and they always love it just as much as I do!
Chris and Lucina are very knowledgeable trainers and every session is different and fun! I’ve never liked working out but look forward to boxing and the people I’ve met there. I can’t say enough good things about this gym. I’m feeling stronger everyday.
Try a class you will be so glad you did! I love everything about Sweet Science! The workouts are always new and fresh never boring. Chris and Lucina are extremely patient trainers and are always pushing to take you to the next level. I am absolutely thrilled with the results I’ve seen over the last 9 months!! I’m 40lbs down, and so much faster and stronger than when I started. Sweet Science has given me my health back and I’m so grateful for this gym that has become my family!!
Best.Gym.Ever. I've been going to Sweet Science for over 7 years and I can honestly say I will never go anywhere else! The workouts are constantly changing and Chris is always pushing you to give your best! Chris and Lucina truly want the best for their clients and everyone becomes a family.
So where do I begin, I have been with Sweet Science about a year and a half now.I originally came to support a friend and fell in love with the program IMMEDIATELY!!These full body,high paced workouts were just what I needed.I am not the conventional gym type and was looking for something new to help me continue my weight loss journey and Sweet Science filled the bill!Chris and Lucina’s knowledge and coaching have changed my life. I have lost 120lbs and they have been a key part of that journey.I normally come 3-4 days a week and do all their workshops,which gives you that extra push and encourages you to inspire and share ideas with other members.I would say my favorite part is the camaraderie and sisterhood that I feel in this gym,it’s simply like no where else I have ever been.If your looking for something different and fun Sweet Science is the place. It’s hard work but Chris,Lucina and all the members make fitness fun and in the end that’s what it’s about getting fit in a fun and friendly environment.Its not just a gym it’s HOME!