Warm Up Worries

Its been over 3 years since I started my fitness brand, Fitness with Maria, and I couldn’t be happier with the progress so far.  Part of my mission to conquer the fitness industry is to do it the RIGHT way. I do not believe in using fitness as a way to take vulnerable people looking to […]

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 […]

The Home Fitness Trend

The Home Fitness Trend Coming from a cheerleading, dance, and group fitness background, I became very dependent on working out with other people. I’ve never been that girl in the gym with headphones isolated in leg press land — but mad respect to that chick because working out alone is WAY HARDER then together. When I started teaching […]

A Need For Better Fitness Industry Standards

Human beings have pursued fitness since their primitive nomadic days when they went on hikes and hunting trips to gather food and water for their families and tribes. Fast forward to 2014 and the way humans pursue fitness has evolved drastically. The evolution of what is now the fitness and health industry has become a multi-billion […]

Dear Cardio Junkie,

On a daily basis (not kidding) I hear, “what do you do for cardio,” or “if I don’t do my cardio then how am I ever going to lose weight?” To answer these very common questions, this blog post is dedicated to the cardio junkie. You know who you are. Enter the gym and dart towards […]