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STRESS!  How It Affects Our Weight and 3 Simple Shifts to Kick Stress to the Curb

Sometimes I find myself clinching my jaw and I feel the stress starting to build up...  there are so many things to get done, the list seems to keep expanding! Have you ever felt that way? ...Then you step on the scale after doing everything you think you need to do lose weight and [...]

STRESS!  How It Affects Our Weight and 3 Simple Shifts to Kick Stress to the Curb 2018-04-16T14:48:32+00:00

Walk for the Health of It

A University of Utah study found that for every minute of brisk walking that women did throughout the day, they lowered their risk of obesity by 5%. That’s every minute you walk! No more “I don’t have time” excuses! Walking can be key to losing weight, improving your blood pressure and cholesterol and keeping you [...]

Walk for the Health of It 2018-04-13T07:54:25+00:00

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 [...]

Maria’s Not So Spooky Workout 2018-04-13T07:54:25+00:00

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 [...]

Red Carpet Ready Retreat Weekend with Valerie Waters 2018-04-13T07:54:25+00:00

Cardio Exercise Versus Strength Training

You know that you need to exercise and now you’re ready to take action. Hooray!   But what kind of exercise should you do? It comes down to cardio exercise versus strength training. Every week I am asked about the values of one form of exercise over the other and here’s my comeback: What do you want [...]

Cardio Exercise Versus Strength Training 2018-04-13T07:54:25+00:00