Posts tagged fitness blogger
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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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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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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Ways to Prevent Injury

If you’ve been following me on Instagram then you will know that I injured my lower back about 4 weeks ago. Well much to my dismay, I am still not recovered and things don’t seem to be getting any better. Now, I’ve pulled my back a couple times in the past but I’ve usually recovered in about a week or two. This time around, I’ve going to the physical therapist and I seem to have a pinch in  my piriformis muscle. It just doesn’t seem to heal and I am starting to think there is more to this injury than I thought. Hopefully, by the time this post goes out I will know my answers and can share with you all.

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Tips for staying Healthy on Vacation

Super stoked today because not only is it the weekend but I am leaving to Disney World with the fam!! woo-hoo! I couldn’t be more excited because I haven’t been in a minute. Plus, after the stress of the move I really need to disconnect and just have fun! Be a kid again, you know?!

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Weight Loss Tips

As a fitness & nutrition coach this is one of the questions I get asked the most. Actually I lied. It’s pretty much is the ONLY question I get asked - and with good reason right? I am a fitness trainer after all. We ask our dentist if our teeth hurt and we go to our hairdresser to get our hair cut.

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Motivational Post: Why your Biggest Competitor is really Yourself

Do you constantly find yourself scrolling through Instagram looking at pictures of other girls and comparing them to you? Could it be that you think they have a better butt? Tighter abs? More followers? You might think, ‘How can you be better than her?’ so that you can feel successful and happy.

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The Comparison Trap & Why it's Holding You Back from Reaching your Goals

Ok so let’s be real for a sec, as women, we tend to compare ourselves to others. I know I am 100% guilty of this. However, does that mean its ok if everyone does it? Hell no!

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How to Beat Cravings

Cravings. Everybody has them. At times they get to be too much and its just easier to give in. Its those evil cravings that can hinder you from achieving your fitness goals. I, for one, hate staying at home with nothing to do. All I want to do is eat because I'm bored. For me, the hardest day of the week is Sunday. it is my rest day and its usually the day I just stay at home, wind down with the family and prepare for the upcoming week. However, there are ways to beat those cravings. 

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