7 Reasons You May Not Be Burning (Enough) Fat

By Amanda Mittleman MS A close friend of mine, who’s over the age of 40, and who has been exercising regularly and eating clean (at least) 80% of the time, called me in tears recently because her doctor told her she needed to lose about 10 pounds. The doctor told her that if she simply […]

July 2021 Superhero

Meet our Superhero of the Month for July: Nick Ortiz! Nick Ortiz is the perfect Mo-Mentum Fitness Superhero for July 2021.  When Team Mo and I choose our superhero of the month, we are looking for a member who joined Mo-Mentum with a purpose; someone who is looking to create lifelong health and someone who […]

June 2021 Superhero

Meet our Superhero of the Month for June: Maria Ezcurra! Maria Ezcura is a bright light in this world!  She’s a quiet warrior.  When you meet her (if you don’t already know her) you’ll figure out quickly that she’s a special person.  When Maria started here at Mo-Mentum her primary goal was to lose weight.  […]

May 2021 Superhero

Meet our Superhero of the Month for May: Amanda Desuacido! Have you met Amanda Desuacido?  If you work out at Mo-Mentum Fitness at 5:30am or on Saturdays, chances are you have!  However, because of Amanda’s smile, you would know if you’ve met her. Do you know someone who smiles all the time and who has […]

Reading Your Heart Rate; How It Can Help

By Amanda Mittleman, MS There are many elements to an effective exercise and weight-loss program including nutrition, strength and cardiovascular exercise and other daily physical movement, recovery and mindfulness routines and mobility training too. We need to address all of these elements to create a program that will help you reach your individual goals and […]

How Exercise Boosts Your Immune System

By Amanda Mittleman, MS The sedentary lifestyle has been a problem for people for many years now.  One of the biggest drawbacks of our the 2020 COVID-19 quarantine was that many already sedentary jobs became more sedentary.  Americans increased the number of hours sitting in front of the computer, phone, and TV screens because they had […]

Seven Fundamental Lifestyle Principles for A Long Health Span

By Amanda Mittleman MS The truth is COVID-19 is NOT the last virus that will make its way into our world. When you look at the published reports from CDC and World Health Organization (WHO), we are finding that risk factors for severe COVID-19 and other pathogenic virus include underlying health conditions. Consistently, ALL OVER THE […]

March 2021 Superhero

Meet our Superhero of the Month for March: Karen Klem! Karen Klem began training with me (Amanda) in June 2020, when we were allowed to open for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown.  I had actually met Karen at a talk I gave.  I talked to her after my talk, and I knew then […]

February 2021 Superhero

Meet our Superhero of the Month for February: Marisa McElroy! Marisa has been such a bright light in our gym, and we are so thankful that she chooses to get up in the morning and workout (or dance) with us! Marisa loves to travel and is always going to beautiful places, so we have been […]

Mo-Mentum Fitness Gift Guide 2020

It has been a crazy year, but we made it to December! We have put together some of our favorite things for both men and women, that got us through this year. These gift ideas are perfect for your loved ones that love fitness and wellness, or you can put these on your own Christmas […]