1. Healthy Tattoos!?!

    Tattoos have become more and more popular in today’s society. They no longer keep you from getting the job that you want, or have people believing that you are automatically in a gang. As someone who has multiple tattoos, I believe that they are a great way to express events or times in your life that you would like to remember forever. Now, they might be able to even save your life. Researchers…Read More

  2. One Little Spark!

    By Reese Floyd, CPT, & Spark Starter! In today's world we have seen science make leaps and bounds forward in understanding the human brain. There has been mapping out of synapses, pinpointing damage, and treating of ailments. However, there is now studies presenting the idea of exercise improving our brain function. In Spark, The Revolutionary New Science Of Exercise And The Brain, written by…Read More

  3. Is Your Shampoo Sabotaging Your Health?

    by Hannah Alderfer, BA, CPT, FMSC, & chemical conscious trainer! You probably don’t realize it, but on a daily basis you are exposed to a variety of “hidden” chemicals that pose a threat to your health. And it’s not just from the foods you are eating or the environment where you live and work. In your quest for improving your health, have you ever thought about the ingredients in the …Read More

  4. A Good Fitness Professional Will Emphasize The Importance of Stretching

    When it comes to exercise and getting in better shape, strength training, muscle building and cardiovascular endurance often get the most attention. But what about flexibility? Yes, we’re talking about stretching. If you’re already a fitness junkie, then you’re probably quite familiar with the overall importance of stretching, but if not, then we strongly recommend checking out this useful …Read More

  5. Meet Erin!

    I am the youngest of three girls and can remember growing up always admiring my sister's in the various sports they played. My parents always let us try any sport we wanted to as long as we tried our best and finished out the season. No quitting! After numerous attempts at softball, gymnastics, and basketball, I began playing soccer at 9 years old. I can remember finally falling in love with a spo…Read More

  6. Why You Should Go To Our Summer Sports Training Program

    Summer is just around the corner. You’re excited to spend quality time out in the sun, throwing on your ultra-cushioned trainers and hitting the pavement, burning each calorie one by one. At Intelligent Fitness Personal Training, we assure you that we’re just as excited for summer sports as you are. However, our certified personal trainers want to make sure that you’re entering the most act…Read More

  7. What Did Those Gator’s Start Back in 1965??

    By Tyler Murphy, BEd, CPT, and in need of a Sports Drink! Do you remember the old Gatorade commercials featuring Michael Jordan running up and down the court, throwing down huge jams, and profusely sweating out the lime green color of Gatorade as he played. That was back in 1991, launching Gatorade into the company that it is today, even though it was invented back in 1965 by the medical staff at …Read More

  8. Epigenetics: How Lifestyle Affects Gene Expression

    Hannah Alderfer, BA, CPT, FMSC, & in control of her genes! Recently I watched the first episode of a show created by PBS called 9 Months That Made You. It was all quite interesting as it broke down the first hours, days, and weeks in which a person is formed. It only took a few minutes into the episode, however, for one bit of information in particular to stand out to me. It’s called epigene…Read More

  9. 8 Reasons to Race

    By Hannah Alderfer, BA, CPT, FMSC & 3x Boston Bound! Structure My training is never more structured than when I’m preparing for a race, especially a challenging one. When I train for a race, I plan out my weeks and make sure to incorporate hard days, long days, and, most importantly, easy recovery days. I structure in lifting to fit my running routine and stretch and foam roll to make sure t…Read More

  10. How Certified Personal Training Helps You Reduce Stress

    Stress is something that plagues all of us. Whether your stress is in the form of aching tension in your muscles, mental exhaustion from work, or road rage from your less-than-ideal commute, stress takes many forms that can significantly lower your quality of life. What you may or may not know is that exercise in the form of certified personal training can help you greatly reduce your levels of s…Read More