By Stacey Rivera | 11/23/2010 - 15:04
A recent study by the University of Texas Galveston found that 25% of Latinas who are classified as overweight in medical terms see themselves as normal weight. Study author Mahbubur Rahman believes this is a symptom of the "fattening of America," meaning being overweight has become the norm for some women.
By Latina Staff | 03/10/2008 - 13:16
Phoenix Carnevale is our new resident Latina.Com fitness guru. We'll be asking her to fill us in on everything we need to know about going from flabby to fabulous! Phoenix can be found regularly on the New York morning news circuit discussing the latest in fitness trends or showcasing one of her classes. She's been featured on Fox 5 News, CBS News, NY1 and the CW11 Morning show. She's also been featured on national programs 20/20 and Lifetime Women's TV Next Stop, New You! Here, she shares some advice on how to pass on all the fads and get real about your fitness!