October 2021 Superhero

Meet our Superhero of the Month for October: Ashley Van Der Sluysveer! This month, October 2021, we decided to change things up a bit and we chose one of our Team-Mo members as our superhero of the month.   Ashley Van Der Sluysveer started out here at Mo-Mentum as an intern from California State University, Long […]

September 2021 Superhero

Meet our Superhero of the Month for September: Melissa Johnson! I’m going to have to hunt down some pictures now! Melissa (aka Missy) and I have known each other since we were in 3rd or 4th grade! When she was elected to be the Superhero of the Month I was so excited, and proud. After […]

August 2021 Superhero

Meet our Superhero of the Month for August: Katty Callender! I was completely surprised when we discovered that we hadn’t selected Katty Callender as a Superhero of the Month until now!   Katty is an unquestionable superhero in life and at Mo-Mentum!  Maybe that’s why we missed the fact that we haven’t officially named Katty superhero […]

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 […]