Why are you Stretching?

Seems like with the Yoga boom on social media, stretching has become more recognized and more people are stretching these days. Good problem, but now we have a new problem, do we even know ‘why’ we are stretching? Because it feels good? Its common to hear, ‘my hamstrings are so tight so I stretch them, then […]

Looking Back: Year 5 of my ‘Fitness with Maria’ Brand

I honestly have no idea where the time has gone but suddenly it’s 2018 and my ‘Fitness With Maria’ brand has been booming for 5 years, WOAH! This may not be a big deal to some, but it’s exciting to reminisce on how far my fitness brand has come. Whether its helping my physical therapy […]

Shape Up for Spring

Its LOVE month, Spring season is almost here, and Im feeling the love vibes to help you Shape Up for Spring! If you are seeking an affordable and convenient way to get fit for the Spring season, join my 4-week Spring Break Online Fitness Challenge! Sign up  by February 14th for 50% off! Thats $50 in SAVINGS on […]

Top 4 Reasons Why You Need to Foam Roll

Foam rolling is one of my favorite treatment techniques that I use during my own personal fitness routines and with my patients. For those of you who have not seen a foam roller, it is a cylindrical piece of foam that varies in colors, lengths and densities. The use of foam rollers is based on […]

Your New Year Resolution will Fail: Tips to Actually Do it THIS TIME

  Self-improvement, or at least the desire for it, is a shared American trend. It’s why the ‘New Year’s Resolution’ exists! Lets face it, its tough to stay “on-track,” during this stressful time of year, but its still no excuse to just fall off the grid and wait until January. Now that fitness is booming more then […]

Watch your Weight this Holiday Season!

Whether you would like to admit it or not, the holiday season, especially in the United States, has been scientifically identified as a critical time period of weight gain for many Americans. Between holiday work parties, family gatherings, trick or treating, Thanksgiving Day festivities, leftovers and holiday baking get togethers, it is the reason millions […]

Prevent Injury with The Maria Method

 The Maria Method Exercise Safe, Burn Calores, Feel Good Warm Up, Workout, Wind Down Warm Up 10-15 minute dynamic stretching flow with introduction to workout orientation Purpose: Prevent injury, warm up safely with dynamic stretches, learn correct form techniques to prepare for a successful workout, learn breathing/postural techniques, and increase heart rate/circulation to prepare the […]