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 […]

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 […]

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’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 […]

5 High-Intensity Ways to Workout With Your Dog

Although going for a jog by yourself can be therapeutic, and attending a group fitness class is a great way to network and break a serious sweat, have you ever considered working out with your dog?  It is truly a great way to switch up your fitness routine and add some happiness to your life! […]

Maria Pontillo’s Top 5 Fitness Reasons to Get Out of The Gym and On the Sand!

We all know doing at least 30 minutes of some form of physical activity per day is good for the body, but are you aware of the benefits that exercising outside offers? It’s kind of crazy how so many of us drive to the gym just to hop on a treadmill and walk a mile […]