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.
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!
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”.
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:
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.
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.
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).
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.
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%.