The Pulse

  • 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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  • How Do I Make It Easy?

    April 19, 2018

    How Do I Make It Easy? I love this question, as it comes up often and in many forms: When does it get easier? Why is it so hard for me? When will I be more like (insert name here)? What is something I can do to get ahead?* Rarely asked for the right reasons […]

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  • You Can’t or You Won’t?

    March 27, 2018

    Ask yourself this Question when it comes to C.I.A. (Change, Improvement, Achievement): “You Can’t or You Won’t?”   We see this Dilemma every day, and for many, they just don’t understand the Question.   C.I.A. (our version) has some similarities to the Agency that shares the same acronym: it operates with different Rules, it is […]

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  • Why I Love the U.S. Hockey Women

    February 12, 2018

    Let’s start by saying it is as simple as it sounds. I Love the U.S. Hockey Women that Trained here at the Institute of Performance and Fitness in preparation for the 2018 Winter Olympics. We have been fortunate to Train Successful Achievers from many Disciplines: Business, Sports, Media, Film, etc.  Every Day this Spring and […]

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  • Choose Your System-Track Your Progress!

    November 15, 2017

    This is the Group Handout given to our Adult Groups (Monday is Information + Discussion Day) at the beginning of the Workout. Each Handout is explained, Discussed and then some form of “Homework” (Self-Improvement) is given…   Monday Handout=Choice of “Systems” #’s=1-5 (1-10) (1-100~Grades) Letters=”Grades” A,B,C,D,F +/-                        Yes/No=Did I Eat Well Enough to Improve? Yes/No? […]

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