How Many Days a Week Should you Workout?

We live in a world where we are led to believe that more is always better. More food, more money, more hair and more exercise with no rest days. In theory that sounds great! You burn more and you will lose weight quicker. However, what your not taking into account is your hormones and stress that all affect your fitness journey.

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Motivation: What to do if you aren't seeing the results you want.

You’ve been hitting the gym hard for weeks and taking the time to prep all your meals. You know that your body should be experiencing changes So then you step on the scale and … nada. Your clothes aren’t looser, and that scale hasn’t budged. What gives?

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Exercising in the Heat Tips

Winter is gone and summer is here. The weather is heating up, we are nearly breaking 100 degrees here in Miami, and your wanting to take your workouts outside while still being comfortable. That’s a great idea but you do have to take a couple precautions so the weather doesn’t get to you. Even as a native Miamian, the sun can get the best of me. These tips that I am going to share with you will allow you to keep with your fitness goals and enjoy the change of scenery.

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An Honest Conversation about Food

A fitness coach is always eating veggies with chicken, fruits and protein shakes. They are NEVER allowed to have a pizza, cookie, grain of rice or even smell an apple pie.

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Favorite Healthy Breakfasts

I love breakfast! I can probably eat it all day, everyday. I mean it is the most important meal of the day after all, right? But I know a lot of you struggle with breakfast because the mornings are pretty chaotic or you just don’t have an appetite. Well, with these yummy ideas I am pretty sure your mouth will be watering by the end of this blog. A little tip that I do for the morning, is to just take it the night before, put in a tupperware and just heat and go in the morning.

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How to Create a Fitness Routine that Works For You

Not everyone is the same, which is a good thing. If not how boring would the world be. Can you imagine if everyone were trainers? There would be no doctors, lawyers, accountants and the list goes on. Just like everyone is going to have a different career path, everyone will enjoy different things when it comes to fitness.

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Skincare Routine Basics

I always get the same reaction every time I tell someone my age...utter shock! No-one can believe that I’m 32 and if I'm being honest, neither can I. I believe age is just a number and the test of your true age is how you view life. Many think that I am around 23-25 years old (I got 18 once haha). I do feel that age and I view myself like that as well. Maybe you call it immature but I call it positivity and free living.

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Dieting vs. Lifestyle Change

We live in a society where almost everyone is on a diet. It may be you, your co-worker, spouse, friend, and the list goes on. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nearly 70% of Americans remain overweight. So what does that tell you?

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Eating Before & After a Workout....Is it ok?

Eating your pre- workout meal (before) and post-workout (after) is more than ok. It is necessary! Only under certain circumstances would it be ok to ditch the pre-workout but that's mainly a medical reason. This is actually a rookie mistake that many of us tend to do. We have the mentality that less is more when it comes to losing weight.. So the less we eat, the skinnier we will get. Sorry to break it to you chica, but that is not the case!

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How I Healed from My Back Injury

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, then you’ll know I injured my lower back 7 weeks ago.  I’ve been through a very long journey with this one. Wanna know the funniest part? A couple weeks before the injury I was actually thinking to myself how I have never truly been injured. I’ve pulled a muscle here and there but thankfully it was fast to heal. Hahahaha am I not the funniest?! Talk about karma!

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Top Ab Exercises

Its Summer time! that means short-shorts, bikini tops and ABS!

I usually get tons of requests from followers and clients to post more Ab content around this time. I am going to comply, but you have to remember that your abs won’t show unless you have low body fat. What does that mean? You have to lean out by entering into a caloric deficit, I can help you with that if you’d like to send me an email at monikapaezmanagement@gmail.com. You will also need to start incorporating cardio into your routines and hitting your macros daily.

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