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Maria’s Not So Spooky Workout

Fall Floor Workout! I call this the “Not So Spooky Workout” because it’s done all on the floor! A workout you can do anywhere… all you need is a yoga mat!

Let’s get started! 

**Warm Up** – Do each of the following for 1 min (30 seconds each side): Torso twists, leg swings side to side and front to […]

Red Carpet Ready Retreat Weekend with Valerie Waters

This summer I enjoyed a mind, body and soul filling mini-retreat in Santa Monica hosted by my friend and celebrity fitness trainer, Valerie Waters.  There were only a dozen of us and it was so much fun to enjoy the healthy, LA celebrity lifestyle with new and old friends who were visiting from many different […]

Little Black Dress Secret #4

6 LBD Secrets PLUS a Holiday Gift You can Give Yourself!
As we get closer to the end of the biggest holiday celebrations of all, I hope that you’ve found my Little Black Dress Secrets to be helpful! I sure had fun putting them together for you.

As you recall, in Little Black Dress Video 1 I […]

9 Tips to Really Enjoy Your Food

Go ahead, enjoy!
Meals certainly nourish our bodies, but are you aware that they also nourish the soul?  Yup. Enjoying a healthy meal not only makes your tummy feel good, it also makes your head and heart feel good, too.

But, to get the maximum benefit of the meal you need to do a couple of things…simple […]

The Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

If you are trying to lose weight or have to watch your blood sugar because of diabetes, too much sugar can be a problem. That’s where artificial sweeteners sound like a great idea. Artificial sweeteners, also called sugar substitutes, are compounds that provide the sweetness of sugar without the same calories.
Too good to be true?
The […]

Organic Foods – Is there really a difference?

As a health enthusiast, I can guarantee that eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein is good for you. But as you wander the aisles of your supermarket, checking out the fresh produce, meats, and dairy products for your healthy diet, you might wonder: Should you buy organic? Then you compare prices and ask yourself: […]

Green Lean Protein Shake

You know that I love smoothies… I honestly believe that they are the ultimate “secret weapon” to weight loss and physical fitness. Why? Because they pack tons of vitamins and nutrients into one glass while totally satisfying you!

Make your Saint Patrick’s Day or any day extra green with this fresh, delicious, chocolatey protein shake!

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