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World Autism Awareness Day
World Autism Awareness Day: Are Latinos Disproportionately Affected?
By Sugey Palomares | 04/02/2013 - 10:05

The United Nations has claimed April 2nd Autism Awareness Day to help spread knowledge on the disability, which affects millions of families worldwide. Autism is defined by developmental delays in speech, spastic movements, repetitive behaviors and impaired socialization. Several studies suggest that Latino children are disproportionately affected by autism.


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Evelyn Lozada's IPod
Evelyn Lozada's iPod: 10 Songs She Listens to During Her Workouts! (EXCLUSIVE)
By Lee Hernandez | 03/28/2013 - 11:53

In case you haven't heard, our Latina Fitness blogger Evelyn Lozada is a badass!


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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: "My 6 Workout Secrets"
By Evelyn Lozada | 03/07/2013 - 13:23

I’m always being asked: "What is your secret to working out?"

Well, I actually have about 20! However, I am happy to share the six most important ones with you (my favorite chicas!). 

Here they are:

1. Don’t be lazy

Try to be active as much as you can! Take the stairs instead of the elevator, walk instead of taking the cab (for you New Yorkers!), park far in the parking lot if you are going grocery shopping or to the mall. Just try to be active, which helps.


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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: "Make Time For Exercise!"
By Evelyn Lozada | 02/28/2013 - 14:08

I know that we all feel overworked sometimes, and find it challenging to juggle demands, children, jobs and everything we may have going on in our lives.

Trust me… you aren’t alone. I’m with you. And, I’m sure you have NO TIME to work out.

It’s tough to have a work/life balance and I wanted to give you all three tips to building more balance to your daily routine in order to find time to work out.

Here are three ways to bring a little more balance to your daily routine:

1. Set Your Alarm Early!


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5 Heart Disease Facts Every Latina Should Know
5 Heart Disease Facts Every Latina Should Know
By Valerie Tejeda | 02/21/2013 - 16:34

In the United States, a woman suffers a heart attack every 90 seconds. February is American Heart Month – a time to think about what you can do to take care of your heart. Heart disease is the number one killer of women and men in the United States, and the number one killer of Latinas in the U.S.


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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: "What's In My Gym Bag?"
By Evelyn Lozada | 02/21/2013 - 12:34

I get a lot of questions from my Twitter followers about what’s in my gym bag. So, I thought I would put together a post about the essentials I carry in my gym bag.  :)

As mujeres we should always be prepared for everything. And because the gym is like my second home, carrying certain things in my bag is a MUST!  

So, go ahead and check out WHAT’S IN MY GYM BAG!


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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: Why I'm Not Self-Conscious About Cellulite...Anymore!
By Evelyn Lozada | 02/06/2013 - 13:45

Mujeres, you aren’t alone…we all have it, and if you are in that 10% bracket that doesn’t…then LUCKY YOU! What am I talking about? CELLULITE!!!

For women, having cellulite and trying to get rid of it can be an uphill battle. Wouldn’t you just love to wear a swimsuit without a cover up around your tush and leg area? It isn’t easy getting rid of cellulite because it’s caused by fat deposits that distort the skin's connective tissues, giving us that not so cute cottage cheese look. :(  


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Birth Control Pills
Latino Youth Less Sexually Active, Using More Birth Control
By Fox News Latino | 02/05/2013 - 16:48

Latino youth in the U.S. are learning to practice safe sex. And they're also having less of it.

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Latino high school students are getting smarter when it comes to sexual intercourse.

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: Exercising While Watching Television!
By Evelyn Lozada | 01/30/2013 - 13:21

Now, I know a lot of you reality TV fans out there stay glued to the TV. However, do you actually make time to exercise? Would you rather watch a good juicy reality show or hit the gym?? Of course, many of you are saying watch the juicy reality show…but, why not do both???

We don’t want you to become a couch potato or have your backside spreading due to your television addiction. Let’s cure the situation with the following exercises below that are perfect while watching a juicy reality show. Let's get to work, Mujeres


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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: 4 Must-Have Foods That Empower My Workout!
By Evelyn Lozada | 01/24/2013 - 15:37

Hello Chicas!

My Twitter and Facebook subscribers are always asking me, “Do you eat prior to working out?”, “Is it necessary to eat before a workout?” and “What are the best foods to eat pre-workout?”.  I get the same questions all the time. So, I decided to answer all of your questions and inform you of the 4 Must Have Foods That Empower My Workout!


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