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How Listening To Music Can Enhance Your Workouts

Music has the power to change your mood, it can invoke feelings of love, sadness, optimism and everything in between. When it comes to fitness, music is also a powerful tool that can put you in a "zone" and even help you burn more calories. Here's some great insight from Active.com: As they observed more [...]

By | 2017-04-18T01:21:34+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

The Truth About Sugar Documentary [VIDEO]

From weight gain, to fatigue and a host of other problems, eating too much sugar can be detrimental to your health. As a matter of fact, many of us are addicted to sugar and don't even know it. Here is an insightful documentary about how sugar effects the body and solutions to overcoming sugar cravings

By | 2017-04-18T01:21:34+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

#Mpowered Fitness | Use This Tool To Learn How Many Calories You Burn Every Day

One of the biggest lessons I have learned during my fitness journey is the importance of nutrition. In the past, I would unknowingly “over feed” my body, ruining the progress I made from my workouts and sometimes even GAIN weight. Now that I’m wiser, I am more aware of what my caloric needs are. I [...]

By | 2017-04-18T01:21:35+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

Maria’s Fit Tip | Tips For Planning A Successful Weight Loss Diet

There's no doubt that successful weight loss has more to do with what you eat than how much you exercise. Without the proper nutrition, you'll just be wasting your time in the gym. Check out these helpful links for ideas to plan meals that'll help you maximize fat loss: 12 Week Bikini Competition Diet Plan [...]

By | 2016-06-06T02:59:07+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

MPowered Fitness | 3 Ways To Track Your Fitness Progress Without Stepping On The Scale

There's no doubt that weight loss is a good indication of progress. However, there are other "non-scale" victories you should celebrate along your fitness journey. Here's a few: Your clothes don't fit: Meaning, they're too BIG! Yep, if you can step into those size 12 jeans that were once a struggle to get on, give yourself a high-5! [...]

By | 2017-04-18T01:21:35+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

MPowered Fitness | When To Eat Carbs To Maximize Fat Loss

Fat loss requires the right combination of diet and exercise. It is also helpful to know WHEN to eat certain foods to ensure you are burning everything you eat as fuel. Carbohydrates are your body's preferred source of fuel, but to lose weight, you must time your consumption of carbs properly. Here are the 3 [...]

By | 2016-05-17T15:06:06+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

Maria’s Fit Tip | 3 Ways To Speed Up Your Metabolism

There was a time when I would literally gain weight if I even LOOKED at a doughnut, but today (and after years of learning my body and creating healthy eating habits), I am able to enjoy the foods I love without packing on the extra pounds. My secret? I naturally boosted my metabolism, burning more [...]

By | 2017-04-18T01:21:35+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

MPowered Fitness | 3 Ways To Create Healthy Eating Habits

Success at anything requires focus and discipline, this is especially true when it comes to developing healthy eating habits. Here are 5 ways to help you grow towards a healthier lifestyle: Always eat breakfast: Eating a balanced breakfast within 30-60 minutes after waking up helps start your metabolism for the day. It can also prevent [...]

By | 2017-04-18T01:21:35+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

#MPowered Fitness | 3 Ways Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight

Who would've thought that being still can actually HELP you lose weight? No, I don't mean sitting on the sofa and being a couch potato, I'm talking about giving your body time to rest and recover from workouts. A proper night's rest can also help prevent overeating throughout the day. According to Women's Health, here [...]

By | 2016-04-19T14:21:00+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

Here’s What I Learned After My First NPC Figure Competition

If you follow me on social media, I'm sure you've seen weeks of posts about my competition prep. Back in December of 2015, I randomly decided that I wanted to challenge myself physically and train like the beautiful bikini models that I often saw floating up and down my Instagram timeline. I began my training [...]

By | 2017-04-18T01:21:35+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments