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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.

Building Breakfast

May 15, 2019

It is amazing that Breakfast has become a controversial topic in 2019: Do I Eat or Fast? What Do I Eat?     Carbs? Fat? Protein? How much Time should be between my Breakfast and Workout? Does Coffee count as Breakfast? Am I “Allowed” to Eat Fruit for Breakfast? Can I Eat the Same Thing Everyday?   […] Read More

Why You Should Join our Gym!

May 5, 2019

This Summer is going to be Incredible at our Gym. Truly Incredible. We Have an Amazing Staff, are more Prepared than ever before, and We Want to Be Great (that part matters a lot) … With all sincerity, I think every Summer is going to Be Great. Last year I preached that we would have […] Read More

Lack of Evolution (in the Training World) …

April 22, 2019

  Charles Darwin is credited with pioneering the basic principles and Philosophy of Evolution… He was among the 1st to separate Science from Religion, and was only interested in what the Information “told” him… Since then, we have taken steps forward (and some back) with regards to the specific details of “How we Got Here” […] 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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