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I grew up in a predominately Hispanic neighborhood in the South Bronx, one of the poorest boroughs in New York City. Our family did not always have access to fresh, healthy foods or safe places to play outside. Thankfully, our local community center stepped in to fill those needs. It was a lifeline. They allowed [...]

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This is the year of fitness! We are going all in and these products will keep you motivated. Scroll down to grab ShopBops' 25% coupon code before purchasing any of these items. Restrictions apply.   Spanx in active wear?! We're in love! Not only do these offer support, they are stylish to boot. Visually, the [...]

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After attending the MomsRising Food Power conference in New York conference, I was inspired to create my very first infographic! While researching numbers, I was shocked to find out that Hispanics have the highest childhood and adolescent obesity rate. I'm sure this is caused by our connection with food. Growing up my familia had an [...]

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My latest sponsored partnership with POPSUGAR Fitness has reminded me that Saturday, May 25, 2013 is right around the corner. I have that date marked on my calendar in bright RED. It's the day NYC beaches officially reopen and I need to get my Latinalicious booty in gear! In just a few weeks, I'll be wiggling [...]


It's been a while since I've posted a fitness update. Suffice it to say that February was much, much harder than January. I came down with the flu, could barely get out of bed and really had no energy. You would think this would have helped me lose weight but it didn't. I totally believe in [...]


Run. Jump. Squat. Repeat! Run. Jump. Squat. Repeat! BREATHE. The past few weeks have been intense as a Lucille Roberts Ambassador. My body has done things it hasn't done in ages. Honestly, after my first training session with my Lucille Roberts' Trainer, I didn't think I would make it. I was bright red, gasping for [...]


Every Thursday at the Lucille Roberts Gym I meet with a nutritionist and weigh in.  I have to admit it's the most stressful and rewarding day of my week. At the beginning of the session, the nutritionist obtains my stats using the Ironman Glass InnerScan Body Composition Monitor. It tells us my weight, body fat , body [...]


Thanks to my wonderful friend Carolyn,  I am now a Lucille Roberts Ambassador. I'm beyond excited! I know that this will help me meet my resolution. My workout sessions started today. In fairytale Ms. Latina land, the boys would wake up and get dressed on time, the dogs would behave and I would be able [...]


Who said staying fit had to be expensive? Now you can download the the Nike Training Club ("NTC') to help you stay motivated and reach your full potential for FREE! NTC is a full body workout training app that caters to different levels of fitness, including beginners, intermediate and advanced levels.  It has more than 60 [...]


Be. - verb: to exist or live    "Be" such a small word, yet full of  power. It's not passive. It's full of action, high power, gut wrenching, live out loud, pulsating, energetic action. It was a word I felt. It was a word I became at the New York City Nike event.   Held [...]