Are Your Latina Curves Killing You?
Commentary: Are Your Latina Curves Killing You?
By Irina Gonzalez | 10/22/2013 - 17:09

Growing up as a Latina, I remember looking at magazines when I was a little girl and realizing how different I looked from everyone else. I remember thinking, when I was just 10 or 11 years old, just how big my thighs were. I was deeply ashamed of my curves and the fact that I looked different than anyone else in my class.


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5 Ways to Slim Down As a Family
5 Easy Ways to Slim Down As a Family
By Irina Gonzalez | 09/23/2013 - 18:11

There's finally some good news for anyone who is concerned about the growing childhood obesity epidemic in our country and in the Latino community in particular.


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Christina Aguilera at NBC Upfronts
5 Crazy Weight Loss Tricks That Really Work!
By Irina Gonzalez | 09/12/2013 - 18:16

Christina Aguilera recently spoke up about her weight loss, revealing that she tries to squeeze in a workout when she can but doesn't stress about it. Inspired by her seemingly flawless weight loss, we wanted to check out some of the other diets and exercise programs that seem too good to be true (flawless abs in just 5 minutes a day?!) but research may prove actually works. Here are the 5 crazy weight loss tricks that may actually help you lose weight!


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5 Reasons to Love Your Body Now
5 Reasons to Love Your Body Now
By Irina Gonzalez | 08/22/2013 - 18:35

Do you love your body unconditionally? According to Jezebel, a new study found that women are “happiest” with their naked bodies when they’re 34 year old. That’s the magical age where we stop being overly self-critical, have figure out what diet and exercise works for us and have settled into confidence “inside and out”. 


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Evelyn Lozada Fitness
Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: "5 Ways Exercising Can Make You Feel Gorgeous!"
By Evelyn Lozada | 06/26/2013 - 11:36

Summer has just started and it’s time to get into tip-top shape for the rest of the upcoming months! It’s no secret if you exercise, you will be healthier, feel good and look good! Exercise can have a very positive effect on your overall appeal. Here's how:


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Stressed Woman
5 Ways Stress Affects Your Health
By Valerie Tejeda | 09/08/2012 - 15:00

In today’s world it’s hard to not get stressed out. While a bit of stress isn’t too unhealthy, chronic stress can be damaging to your health. Yoga instructor and health expert Mary Alvarez is constantly teaching her clients the importance of reducing the stress in their lives. “Stress can really weigh you down,” she says. “People don’t realize how much stress is actually affecting their bodies.” Alvarez shares with us five ways stress can hurt our bodies, and how you can help reduce it. 


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Woman Shopping
6 Simple Ways To Burn Calories
By Valerie Tejeda | 08/14/2012 - 14:00

You know that going to the gym can keep you fit, but what other things can help? We talked to Colombian-born fitness expert Ingrid Macher to find out the simple, everyday things you can do to stay trim. Read on for easy ways to burn calories.


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Toned Legs on the Beach
5 Easy Moves For Toned Legs
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/04/2012 - 13:00

Is there anything sexier than toned legs? As waves of heat blaze across the country, shorts, dresses, and skirts have become a must. With a few easy moves you can tone them up in no time (just be prepared for lots of staring).


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Summer Bike Ride
5 Ways to Work Out Without Hitting the Gym
By Valerie Tejeda | 05/23/2012 - 17:00

Summer is almost here, which means it’s almost time to break out the bathing suit and shorts. But if the thought of hitting a gym makes you cry a little inside, don’t freak out just yet – we’ve got some better activities to get you moving.

Get Biking


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Got 15 minutes?
15 Mins of Exercise a Day Helps You Live Longer, New Study Says
By Grace Bastidas | 08/19/2011 - 09:43

A new survey out of Taiwan has found that just 15 minutes of exercise a day can help you live longer.

The research, published in the Lancet, studied 400,000 people over 12 years and concluded that those that engaged in moderate exercise for 15 minutes a day, lived three years longer, and reduced their mortality by 14%.


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