The Pulse

  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 4 Things You Should Take from our Evening of Opportunity!

    October 17, 2018

    IPF’s “Evening of Opportunity” was an Amazing mix of Scientific Information and Life-Driven Enlightenment of How to “Get Your Shit Together”… Seriously. The Blend of Science, Human Trial and Error, and Empirical Evidence is what gives us the Best Opportunity to Understand History (our Own and Others) and Predict the Future… There are Positives and […]

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  • Rehab Is Not a Dirty Word

    September 21, 2018

    Before we begin, let me acknowledge that Rehab(ilitation) has contributed to much of our Success @IPF and my personal Fitness Career… I owe “Rehab” a great deal of payback as we have Profited through Financial Gain, Relationships with Great People, been continually Inspired by Incredible Work Ethic, and been eternally Motivated through Sheer Will and […]

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  • 4 Things We See in Champions (and Achievers)

    September 10, 2018

    Having Olympic Ice Hockey Gold Medalists Gigi Marvin and Amanda Pelkey Training at IPF Everyday is Awesome. There are so many Positives for the Clients they Workout with, the Staff that Coaches’ them and the Environment that it Creates, that it would be difficult to list them all…   Which got me Wondering, What Do […]

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  • Social Media: Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don’t…

    September 7, 2018

    Look us up on Social Media. @ipfnews or @walternortonjr on Instagram and similarly on Facebook. We look Amazing. Our Gym is Big, Clean and has Great Energy. The People are Hard-Working, Focused, and some are even Famous (some not). Everything you see is “Good”, down to the Smiles, music and Hashtags… And that is How […]

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  • Athlete News + Highlights

    September 1, 2018

    We have so many People doing so very well right now that we thought we should share their Success: Athlete News + Highlights: Mackenzie Kennedy (Endicott ‘20) shattered her own Physical Testing Records with Women’s Volleyball. Last year, she Set the Records for Push-Ups, Sit-Ups, and 300yd Shuttle Testing. This Year, she Broke them all […]

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  • What Does The New Season Bring?

    August 29, 2018

    Summer is winding down, and with it, the Concept of Change creeps in… The Change in “Season”, the Change in Weather, the Change in Schedule, and Hopefully the Change in You! I have written previously about the Amazing Summer at IPF. It was incredible and one of the Best we have ever had… That being […]

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  • Summer 2018- Thank You!

    August 15, 2018

    August 15, 2018   This Summer was different. We have been Training Athletes at IPF for a decade and this Summer, Different. We had more “New” Kids than ever before. We had more “Good” Kids than ever before. We had “Tighter” Groups than ever before… And that last one may be the difference. It was […]

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  • On the Road Again: From IPF to Anywhere

    April 23, 2018

      What would you do to Chase your Dream?   Would you Work as Hard as you could, up to 8 hours a day?   Would you change your Body, and Add 11 pounds of Muscle? Would you Travel, all over the World, to places you have never been, to Play your way to Success? […]

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