Fit Tuesday’s with FitnesswithMaria: The T-Raise

Whats up fit friends!! Sadly, I’ve been neglecting my blog posts with my crazy busy schedule so I’ve made a personal goal that every TUESDAY I will present “Fit Tuesday’s with FitnesswithMaria,” and I will offer you a free Workout Tip from my online Virtual Workouts and my MeltDown and MuscleUp Recorded Virtual Workouts. Feel free to comment […]

Get GLUTES or Go HOME with the 10 Best BUTT Exercises!

Get GLUTES or GO HOME! – Maria Pontillo, DPT www.mariapontillo.com @fitnesswithmaria Standard day at the office and I am always amazed when I ask my patients or clients to do a bridge exercise and they look at me like I am a crazy lady. A bridge!? Then I am even more amazed when the marathon […]

Looking Back: Celebrating 1 Year of Maria Pontillo’s ‘Fitness with Maria’ Brand

I honestly have no idea where the time has gone but suddenly it’s 2014 and WordPress recently informed me that my ‘Fitness With Maria’ blog just reached it’s one year anniversary! This may not be a big deal to some, but it’s exciting to reminisce on how far my fitness brand has come. Whether its […]

Get Fit This Spring With Maria Pontillo’s Virtual Workouts

This Sunday it’s that time of year again – we will all lose an hour of sleep and spring the clocks forward in preparation for the Spring season! With spring weather in full effect here in South Florida, many people are looking for affordable and convenient ways to get fit for the Spring and Summer […]

Maria Pontillo, DPT Offers 5 Simple Injury Prevention Resolutions to Follow in 2014

As a licensed physical therapist and certified personal trainer with 10 years of experience in the fitness arena it is common to witness ahigher incidence of exercise related injuries during the earlier months of the year.  Furthermore, expert injury prevention tips for people working on their new year fitness goals is appropriate. The new year marks […]

Maria Pontillo, DPT Explores How The Virtual Workout Experience Will Put You in the Best Shape of Your Life in 2014

With over ten years of experience with group fitness teaching and personal training, I am excited to introduce a unique personal training experience to people across the globe regardless of their geographical location! In early 2013, I began brainstorming how I could  reach more people, regardless of where they live, and help them achieve their […]

Maria Pontillo’s Beach Workout Event For Charity Raises Awareness & Money for Typhoon Haiyan Victims

I am excited to announce that my first-ever Sweaty Sunday Funday Beach Workout for charity turned out to be a huge success with over 60 attendees and a pretty big crowd of spectators interested in joining future workout events! In addition to the great response and engagement received on Sunday, we raised almost $800 for […]

Maria Pontillo, DPT Partners With Local South Florida Nutritional Professionals To Host Community Workout Event for Charity

It’s been about a month since Typhoon Haiyan wreaked havoc on the people of the Philippines and in the spirit of the holiday season, I thought now was the perfect time to get together with others and give back! In an effort to raise awareness and money for the Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts, I am […]

Maria Pontillo, DPT Explores Ways to Reduce Stress Levels During This Holiday Season

As if life’s random curve balls aren’t challenging enough, now it’s the beginning of the holiday season. Sure, surviving the holidays can be grueling on both your budget and time, but there’s another aspect of your life that is especially affected during this time of year — your mental health. Did you know that about […]