A Need For Better Fitness Industry Standards

Human beings have pursued fitness since their primitive nomadic days when they went on hikes and hunting trips to gather food and water for their families and tribes. Fast forward to 2014 and the way humans pursue fitness has evolved drastically. The evolution of what is now the fitness and health industry has become a multi-billion […]

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 […]

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 […]