All posts by: Maria Horstmann, MBA, CPT, PNL1, IRC

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! I wish you a day full of laughter, gratitude, meaningful conversation, positive energy, and healthy food 💞. I want to let you know how thankful I am for YOU, your support, and your trust in me to help you reach your goals. I’m able to wake up and do what I......
Raise your hand if you’ve ever had a family member or friend make a big deal out of your diet or wellness regime! (I know I’m raising mine.) With Thanksgiving later this week, many of us will be spending time with family and friends. And while we absolutely love them, sometimes they have strong opinions......
Whether you’re feeding yourself or a group, this dip is perfect for any occasion and for any eating event–breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack. I LOVE avocados. They are on the very top of the list of my favorite foods. If you were to ask me to choose three foods to bring somewhere given that no......
One of the guilty pleasures during the holidays is enjoying a snack … and especially anything that involves DIP. Can you name one person that doesn’t love a creamy, delicious dip? The problem is that dips are loaded with calories, excess sodium, and lots of ingredients that can leave you feeling less than awesome!...
Usually, osteopenia and osteoporosis are thought of as an “elderly person’s disease.” Osteoporosis is referred to as a “silent” disease because many are unaware they have it until a fracture occurs. Bone loss can be caused by acquiring insufficient bone mass at a young age due to lifestyle choices or secondary conditions. Malnutrition in childhood......
If you are an executive, entrepreneur, busy professional, competitive, and/or someone experiencing high levels of stress, today’s Energy Recharge video is for YOU! A few weeks ago I was invited to speak to the top executives of a large international organization here in Atlanta. The presentation went well.  I am passionate about speaking on topics of......
Happy Anniversary to me!!! Today, July 2nd 2019 I celebrate 23 years in Atlanta, GA and in the United States. I will also take the opportunity to wish America, Happy Anniversary as well ❤   I have clear memories of the day I arrived and most of my first day. It seems like yesterday. Thank......
I am very excited to share that I am now a contributor author!!!  The eBook version of America’s Leading Ladies  is now released! Print version comes out in July 2019.   I hope that reading these stories will inspire you to connect with your dreams and aspiration so that you give life to it. The......
ARE YOU UP FOR A MINDFULL CHALLENGE? We kick start on 4/29… I’ve decided to take Iyania Vanzant’s 40-Day ‘I Am’ Affirmation Challenge. Read HERE a HuffPost article about it. Affirmations are part of my morning routine. Not 40 though…I think it’s a great idea. I cannot imagine any other outcome other than greatness and awesomeness! This......
I have had the honor and pleasure of being featured on Amy Medling’s podcast. Amy is the founder of  PCOS Diva and author of HEALING PCOS: A 21-DAY PLAN FOR RECLAIMING YOUR HEALTH AND LIFE WITH POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME Amy has gained control of her PCOS and is an inspiration to all women with PCOS.......
In today’s Hump Day Energy Recharge, I am going to repurpose my virtual mentor, John Maxwell, talk about tenacity. As your friend and as a holistic coach and trainer, I am upgrading you to a CHO (Chief Health Officer) of your life.  Are you a leader at your job, community, family, school or anywhere? If......
In today’s Hump Day Energy Recharge, I am going to talk about FITNESS for PLEASURE! Yes. You heard me right! Pleasure. I’m going to share THREE FITNESS STRATEGIES that will help feel [more] awesome and that is through physical activity. What’s pleasure? How about the feeling of satisfaction and enjoyment that we get in life.......
In this edition of Be Fab – Be You’s Weekly Digest of April 1-5th, 2019, the most popular topics/posts along with attached articles, videos, strategies and tips I published on the Facebook Page included: Functional Alcoholics & Yoga 12 Step Program Environmental Toxicity: How It Is Messing You Up! Celebrate and Stay Accountable Fitness Wise...
In this edition of Be Fab – Be You’s Weekly Digest of March 25-29th, 2019, the most popular topics/posts along with attached articles, videos, strategies and tips I published on the Facebook Page included: Saving Our Vision Diabetes Alert – Start with Prevention...
***Before you and I get carried away, do not forget to register for tomorrow, 3/28/19, Join The Conversation Webinar Series with Caitlin Samson. Register HERE to join LIVE or catch the REPLAY.***   In today’s Hump Day Energy Recharge, I am going to talk about steps you can take when you find yourself going against the......
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