By Dorkys Ramos | 12/18/2008 - 17:15
Let’s face it: With Mami’s pernil in the oven and the office party’s open bar calling your name, the holidays are probably not the best time to start a new diet. But there’s plenty you can do to fight off those celebration pounds without depriving yourself:
1. Go to bed. Studies show that being a sleep-deprived zombie can make it harder to tell when you’re full and lead to an increase in hormones that stimulate hunger.
2. When imbibing, avoid mixers—you’ll dodge tons of empty calories. (See above for more drinking tips.)
By Mariela Rosario | 10/03/2008 - 12:36
Sure, you may not be bearing all in a teeny bikini in the winter months, but that's no excuse to stop working out! It's important to stay fit over the cooler months and fight that winter bulge. There are plenty of ways that you can make an indoor workout fun and challenging. Check out these great tips from Latina.Com's fitness expert Phoenix Carnevale on how to move that outdoor workout indoors without missing a step:
By Monica Herrera | 09/16/2008 - 17:28
Protruding collarbones. Visible ribcages. Spaghetti noodle-like arms. Pretty images, they're not, but we saw them everywhere during New York Fashion Week. Skinny doesn't begin to describe what models look like these days, and while Manhattanites will do as they do, writing articles (here's another) and holding panels about the lack of diverse faces and bodies on the runway after the fact, Spain is taking preemptive action.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2008 - 14:57
If the idea of losing weight conjures up images of annoying diets, endless hours of sweating at the gym, and magical pills promoting empty promises, you’re not alone. A lot of people make drastic changes that are impossible to sustain or restrict themselves so much that they quickly lose their motivation when it comes to losing weight, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Tiny, virtually painless changes in your daily routine can go a long way and help to keep you motivated on your path to your weight loss goals.
It’s easy! You can start by:
By Mariela Rosario | 04/01/2008 - 13:51
Meet Phoenix Carnevale, Latina.Com's new fitness guru! We'll be asking her to fill us in on everything we need to know about going from flabby to fabulous. She can be found regularly on the New York morning news circuit (Fox 5 News, CBS News, NY1 and CW11) discussing the latest in fitness trends or showcasing one of her classes. She's also been featured on national programs like 20/20 and Lifetime Women's TV Next Stop, New You! Check out Phoenix's great advice about what it takes to build a kick butt workout: