Carol Dunlop is certified through FiTour as a personal trainer, and frequent guest blogger for DietsInReview.com. She has a special enthusiasm for fitness and sharing her passion for health with others, and is also the founder of Optimum Body Sculpting – a website that provides resources for people looking to shape up and lead a healthy lifestyle.
Carol recently started a new extension of that site called Fitness Mattrz – a fitness site and social network that provides members with all the tools they need to get healthy and stay that way – from nutrition advice to workout videos – all from the privacy of their own home.
We interviewed Carol about her new venture as founder of Fitness Mattrz, and this is what she had to say.
Tell us a bit about your journey to health and why you’re so passionate about fitness.
I started my fitness journey after my son was born in 1979. I gained 30 pounds during my pregnancy and wanted to get back in my size 7 clothes. I bought a two-piece, pink workout outfit for inspiration and joined a ladies exercise gym. Within a few weeks, inches and pounds started to melt away and before you know it, I was in a size 5. Wow! I had never worn that size, even before pregnancy. (more…)
Guest blogger, Carol Dunlop is certified through FiTour as a Personal Trainer and through the American Red Cross as a CPR, AED and First Aid Instructor. She has competed and placed in several Fitness America and National Bodybuilding competitions. To receive your free E-course “How to Burn Calories While you Sleep,” visit her website: OptimumBodySculpting.com.
If you really want to make healthy choices in your life, you can do it, even if all you really want is a nice, sugary donut.
I feel you. I love donuts, especially those from Krispy Kreme – they’re the best! But there is a time and a place for everything. And on your quest to make healthier choices, you can still carve out a spot for a donut.
No kidding. I’ll layout the plan below, so keep reading.