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.
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