1. Running On Different Surfaces: Why Does It Matter?

    If you’re the type of person that goes a little stir crazy when it comes to running on a treadmill, then you’re probably inclined to head out the door, hit the open road, and enjoy the fresh air out on a run. However, are you paying attention to the surfaces that you’re running on? While running certainly isn’t everything when it comes to the overall fitness equation — this high-impact c…Read More

  2. Intelligent Recover: Avoiding Muscle Soreness

    Intelligent Recovery: Avoiding Muscle Soreness

    A lack of motivation isn’t the only thing that holds people back from hitting the gym and getting in some much-needed vigorous exercise. All too often, fitness novices and even seasoned gym goers complain about constant muscle soreness, making it difficult and painful to even crawl out of bed in the morning. Though important — and seemingly simple — there’s more to the recovery equation th…Read More

  3. Avoiding The Typical Winter Workout Slump

    It’s all too relatable for many people. You have a great summer full of sunshine and adventure, hiking trails and conquering PRs, eventually reaching the point where you find comfort from the crunching of the leaves and beautiful changing colors of the fall. Yet, despite your commitment to fitness and enjoyment of the outdoors, you know deep down that winter is just around the corner. Sure enoug…Read More

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    Nutrition Matters: Fueling Up Before Your Small Group Training Class

    Getting off of the couch and getting active is half the battle, but what you put into your body is the other half of the battle. After all, it requires some extent of energy just to get to our North Canton gym in the first place, let alone the energy it takes to burn off all of those calories. So, what you eat before and after a workout is really important. By fueling your fitness experience with …Read More

  5. The Benefits of HIIT Exercises With Your Personal Trainer

    You may have heard about the ‘HIIT’ method when it comes to vigorously exercising and getting in shape, but what does it mean, and how can it benefit your fitness training? No, ‘HIIT’ doesn’t refer to actually hitting things as a means of workout (though we suppose that using a punching bag could be beneficial), but we’ll get into the nuances and benefits of HIIT exercises a little fur…Read More

  6. 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 i…Read More

  7. 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 acti…Read More

  8. 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 st…Read More

  9. The Do’s and Don’ts of Private Training

    Sometimes, music simply isn’t enough to fully motivate us to reach our health goals. Though most people are tuned into their own world, using headphones or earbuds to pump their own workout tunes into their ears to motivate themselves, an extra boost may be necessary for many situations. That’s where personal or private training comes in. The guidance, expertise and constant words of encourage…Read More

  10. What are the Benefits of a Personal Fitness Instructor?

      In everything that you do, it’s always nice to have encouragement from someone else to give you that extra motivational boost when you need it the most. When you’re doing something that you’re not entirely sure about, it’s also nice to have some guidance and direction to help you know what you’re doing. When it comes to fitness and getting into shape, having the incredible resource of…Read More