Watch your Weight this Holiday Season!

Whether you would like to admit it or not, the holiday season, especially in the United States, has been scientifically identified as a critical time period of weight gain for many Americans. Between holiday work parties, family gatherings, trick or treating, Thanksgiving Day festivities, leftovers and holiday baking get togethers, it is the reason millions […]

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 […]

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! […]

Diversify your Workout Routine to Incorporate the 5 Components of Fitness

It’s that time of year where a new season is upon us and staying on a strict workout regimen can be a hassle.  A busy lifestyle combined with the holidays can interfere with sticking to a weekly workout routine. I always tell my clients to treat working out as a job.  If you are held […]

Fitness First With The Fifty Fit Formula

Short on time and money but know you need to make some serious health changes? Have you reached a plateau and not feeling challenged by your workout routines anymore? No problem, I can help you! Try spicing up your workout regimen with my customized Fifty Fit Formula.  Not only does this intense total-body workout routine […]

Fitness First With The Fifty Fit Formula

Short on time and money but know you need to make some serious health changes? Have you reached a plateau and not feeling challenged by your workout routines anymore? No problem, I can help you! Try spicing up your workout regimen with my customized Fifty Fit Formula.  Not only does this intense total-body workout routine […]

Lose 10 Pounds with Maria Pontillo’s 10-10-10 Circuit Combo

Many of my personal fitness clients and physical therapy patients routinely ask me for simple exercise routines that will help them lose weight, tone up or improve overall strength.  As a strong advocate for comprehensive exercise programs, I have created a workout combination that can achieve all three of those fitness goals. It is important […]

Maria Pontillo, DPT Presents The Summer Slim Down Personal Training Program

Do you want to drop a few pounds for the summer and tone up in time for bikini season? I am excited to announce a NEW virtual training program that I am hosting starting the first week of July. If you live in South Florida or on the other side of the world, you can […]

Does Music Maximize Your Workout?

Common sense tells us that music, more often than not, makes people respond positively. Especially when the music is upbeat, has a high tempo and is loud! Incorporating good music into your workout offers multiple benefits, from physiological to bio-mechanical and neurological. There is a plethora of research available that proves that music improves cardiovascular […]

Circuit Blast for Boston Raises Money For One Boston Foundation!

Maria Pontillo, DPT, held a running edition of her infamous Circuit Blast group fitness class on April 30, 2013 at Nova Southeastern Univerisities RecPlex where 75 participants came out to donate money and an hour and a half of their time to pay tribute to the Boston Marathon bombing victims. Maria extended her hour-long total-body […]