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Focus

Training your mind to improve your body.

Attitude

Believing in yourself and in the process.

Consistency

Doing what you say you are going to do.

Effort

Having a real desire to learn and improve.

Strength

Knowing that change is hard work, but showing up anyways.

About IPF

When Walter Norton Jr. opened IPF in 2007, it was another accomplishment in a long line of significant achievements over 20 years of being in the sports and fitness industry. IPF was a unique opportunity for Walter to spend time personally with clients, including athletes, non-athletes, kids and adults, and to really affect lifelong change in people. Now, celebrating more than a decade in business, IPF is not only a state-of-the-art, high quality training facility in North Reading, MA, but also a place where some really incredible stuff is going on! Whether clients are having the chance to train with and learn from pro sports athletes, or the coaches are working with celebrities to get them buff for a movie, or the IPF team is running a workout to raise money for a local non-profit, IPF is more than a training facility; it’s a community.

ATHLETE TRAINING

IPF offers exceptional group training programs for young athletes that are designed to not only improve their performance at the gym and on the sports field, but also in life. Each athlete training program starts by teaching awareness of areas for improvement, which could include movement, strength, conditioning, or, most important, their mindset. The right coach can have a far-reaching impact on a young athlete; nobody in the industry takes this responsibility more seriously than IPF.

Upcoming Programs

Personal Training

There are many great reasons to consider personal training at IPF. Whether you need to learn training fundamentals, want to develop more confidence and self-esteem, or have unique circumstances or goals, our coaches will create an optimal plan for your success. We ask our clients to be invested in their own improvement leaving us to do what we do best – provide structure and accountability, motivate and encourage you, and help you avoid past pitfalls.

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Adult Group Training

If you’re looking for structure, accountability, goal setting, honest feedback, and the support of a community, then this program is the right fit for you. Our knowledgeable, dedicated coaches make sure that you’re always focused on the important details, whether it’s your form during an exercise, making the best nutrition choices, or planning your rest and recovery. While individuals of all fitness levels and athletic backgrounds train at IPF, they do have one thing in common; the desire to get better!

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Our Coaches

The IPF coaches are a one-of-a-kind team with the professional experience and education to train athletes and individuals across all levels of fitness, ages, and backgrounds. We have high standards for ourselves as teachers and are 100% committed to providing the highest level of personalized attention and care to our clients and their programming. Our excitement and passion for what we do is fueled by you, our clients, who range from moms and dads, to high school and college kids, to top level professional athletes. As an IPF coach, nothing is more gratifying than seeing our clients get better and enjoy the process!

Meet Our Coaches

 

From The Pulse

#LetsGetBetter

One thing the fitness industry does not lack is a constant influx of new information. At IPF, we offer an expert opinion and, often, a different perspective on today’s most talked about practices related to training, nutrition, rest and recovery, and more, so that you can make wise decisions, take action, and get better.

Nov-Dec Success!

January 14, 2019

We provide two Opportunities each year (Nov-Dec to Remember, Summer Shed) for our Adults to Improve in a ~9 Week Challenge Phase. Both Periods of Time are Exciting, Exhausting, Revealing and Rewarding… We have just concluded our 2018 November-December to Remember with ~50 Adults and it was our Best “Event” since we opened over 10 […] Read More

What Your Kids Listen To…

December 17, 2018

There are few “Absolutes” in the Coaching World, or in the Real World, that Hold True 100% of the time… There are, however, a number of Generalizations or even Stereotypes that exist because they are the “Norm”… One of the Big Ones is: “Don’t Coach your Kids”, or as we like to say, the next […] Read More

Rehab Part II

November 11, 2018

Rehab is a dirty word. It carries with it a Negative Connotation for most of the Population. Hear that someone is “In” or “Doing” Rehab, and you immediately ask “What Happened? Are they OK?” … I am not sure if that Stigma is justifiable, particularly as it reinforces Negative stereotypes and has repercussions on many […] Read More

 

Meet the Dogs of IPF

Our four-legged family members like to spend their days hanging out at IPF too!

Magnus

Abe

Lyken

Lucious

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