By Irina Gonzalez | 04/11/2013 - 17:30
Every time you go away on vacation, I know what you’re thinking: “There goes my diet!” It’s a pretty easy assumption to believe that all of the food you’re planning to consume while away is going to pack on the pounds.
By Evelyn Lozada | 04/10/2013 - 12:35
I don’t know about you, but after a long and vigorous workout, I have to spoil myself! I don’t necessarily do the below everyday, but I do find time to get in a little pampering. :)
To me, when I pamper myself it’s a reward! I encourage all of you to drop everything and pamper yourself too! When you work hard, play hard right?!
By Sugey Palomares | 04/04/2013 - 10:36
Researchers at Duke University believe they have the answer to developing an AIDS vaccine that generates powerful antibodies, which can fight the HIV virus. The new study could help scientists determine which proteins to use in vaccines to induce antibodies that prevent the spread of HIV infection.
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.
By Lee Hernandez | 03/28/2013 - 11:53
In case you haven't heard, our Latina Fitness blogger Evelyn Lozada is a badass!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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. :(