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On this Thanksgiving day, a day of reflection and gratitude, it’s easy to think about the things I did NOT get done. If this resonates with you, join me for my ‘I did Enough Gratitude Challenge’ right now. Listen to the message I recorded this message just for you. ...
On Thanksgiving day with family and friends, it’s easy to focus on the food feast and feel the food coma after eating. I have been there many times in the past. I bet you have as well. This afternoon, shortly after my workout, I got inspired and I did a Facebook Live. I shared a few......
It’s Halloween… …and many parents get concerned about the amount of candy their children and perhaps, themselves will consume the day off and days after. Listen to the video for a more elaborate discussion on each one of these items. In the meantime, here are tips I shared: ♥ Keep the child hydrated before, during,......
Happy Halloween!!!   Have Fun Educating and Inspiring Your Children! I do not share the excitement about Halloween that most Americans do.  It is likely because I did not grow up with the tradition in Brazil. The idea of buying or making a costume, getting dressed up, and going places to party for that drains my......
Wow…Amazing!!! I am so proud of Sasha Ottey and her team at PCOS Challenge and the daring advocates for continuous work on increasing awareness for PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). 2018 is the [beginning] year for PCOS!!! It impacts 1 in 10 women and girls… it’s about time....
Today, September 1, 2018, the world has come together to celebrate World PCOS Day #worldpcosday. September is PCOS Awareness Month. PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. It impacts 10% of women and girls worldwide. I invite you to watch the video (~18 minutes) and/or read more information....
What has been awesome in your life lately?  What has made you feel proud lately? How have these steps gotten you closer to your goals and dreams? I would LOVE to hear about and celebrate them with you, even if it’s over the phone or email! Changing subjects…...
  Print Broccoli Cauliflower Slaw Prep Time 10 mins Total Time 10 mins   This recipe is simple, fast to prepare and super nutritious! Cruciferous veggies help us not only cleanse our bodies and minds but also fuel us with fiber, vitamins C, E, and K. It also offers phytonutrients that may reduce the risk of......
Magnesium is a powerful essential macromineral, that is, a mineral we need to consume in large amounts. Magnesium is vital for over 300 enzymes in the human body. If that doesn’t get your attention, OUCH! It’s OUCH because you may be living in suboptimal levels through the negative side effects without knowing. Ultimately, you keep distancing......
NO EXCUSES! Wherever You’re, I Can Be There Too! Let’s Move Our Fannies Together From Anywhere I super excited to tell you that on Tuesday, May 1st, I will start offering LIVE Group Online Personal Training. Earlier this month, ~60 people, ~95%  women from mid-40’s to early 70’s, joined 60-minute online group classes (up to five people) via......
  Print Chocolate Smoothie Cook Time 5 mins Total Time 5 mins   This yummy recipe is loaded with magnesium, a mineral a large percentage of the population is deficient. This chocolate smoothie is fast to prepare, tasty, and includes all macronutrients to fill you up! Course: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch Cuisine: American Servings: 2 Author:......
  Welcome to Be Fab – Be You Group Online Fitness Training FAQ! I’m so excited that you are here and I hope you’re looking forward to our session together. This video is to give you guidelines and prep you for your session. This may be your first time doing a Live Group Online Fitness......
This was my first time making a gluten and dairy free lasagna. It came out amazingly tasty. I grew up eating my mom’s homemade lasagna for Christmas and often for New Year’s as well. She took pride made that big casserole. My guess is I gained 5 pounds during that one week every year. Plus,......
In the Christmas spirit, I set Brian up for an exciting ’12 Days of Christmas’ workout. I recorded his last round. Watch this 55+ year-old man kill it! How do we go about completing the workout? Just like the song, complete in the order of 1 rep, then 2-1, 3-2-1, 4-3-2-1 all the way to......
From Maria Horstmann at Be Fab – Be You to all of you at home, friends, family, supporters, and clients, I’d like to wish you a Merry Christmas, a Happy Holiday, and a FABULOUS 2018! Thank you for YOUR part in my journey and the journey of Be Fab – Be You. Let’s together make......