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Black Velvet
December 16, 2012 – 3:09 pm | 17 Comments

Childhood memories are vivid, almost indescribable in their detail, and impossible to forget. A Christmas memory I have is that of a black velvet dress  a family friend gave to me for my seventh Christmas.
The …

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The Best Fitness Apps and Videos – pa’ rebajar
November 30, 2011 – 11:46 am | 5 Comments
The Best Fitness Apps and Videos – pa’ rebajar

It is that time of year, no? When we’re thinking about feasting — and then a little self-induced famine? When we’re thinking that this will be the year to make healthy choices, to bring on …

Brazil Butt Lift and Other Nalga Workouts
August 17, 2011 – 6:52 am | 26 Comments
Brazil Butt Lift and Other Nalga Workouts

I love my playa, Miami Beach, for its blue-green waters, miles of sandy shore, and its generous acceptance of nalgas of all shapes and sizes — in all manners of exposure.
Big ones, little ones, dimply …

Stretch and Grow Inside and Out (Video)
June 1, 2011 – 1:10 am | 2 Comments
Stretch and Grow Inside and Out (Video)

Body. Mind. Spirit.
All connected.
So, beginning today, we will be adding simple exercise and dietary tips to the del alma section — quick and easy things you can do to feel better, live better, look better. Cositas …

Unbalanced. But Trying. Para mi Corazon.
November 4, 2010 – 9:51 am | 8 Comments
Unbalanced. But Trying. Para mi Corazon.

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It’s a little sad when you covet the endurance and body fat percentage of a woman at least 25-years-older than you are.
But, that happened to me this summer when I was bouncing around in …

Laugh, Read and Resolutions
December 28, 2009 – 8:33 am | No Comment
Laugh, Read and Resolutions

Working on New Year’s Resolutions to get in shape? Check out Ana Caban’s La Buena Life, a blog and online community by the pilates and good life coach. You can find some of her workout …

Hips Don’t Lie, Even If the Feet Betray
August 14, 2009 – 5:00 am | 5 Comments
Hips Don’t Lie, Even If the Feet Betray

Genetically, I only am half-Cuban. Let me tell you how it shows: Start the Latin music and
my bottom and waist wiggle. All on their own. Then look at my feet. They likely are not
doing the …

Incarnations of Gimnasia
July 28, 2009 – 5:00 am | One Comment
Incarnations of Gimnasia

In my grade school in Spain, gym class was an hour of briskly walking or running the perimeter of the school behind a monjita or of learning and performing a gymnastic routine in the gimnasio …

Imagínatelo
June 1, 2009 – 5:00 am | No Comment
Imagínatelo

You know you can relate to the long-held dream of something “impossible”.
In the past two weeks, I have totally potty trained two kids and begun running for bursts of 3:40- two things that, though I …

Run, Mami, Run!
May 11, 2009 – 9:48 am | 3 Comments
Run, Mami, Run!

I changed my mind.  First, I told my husband that I wanted to spend Mother’s Day attending church as a family, then going to brunch at my mother’s house, and then hiking with the kids …