Maricela Ligas-Valdez

31 Flips | 3 Magazines | @MariChela007 | Keep up with Maricela Ligas-Valdez on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Maricela Ligas-Valdez”

Fat Gain: How To Reduce What You Gain And Increase What You Lose

Sometimes we make life far more difficult than it needs to be. This is especially true with nutrition and fat loss.<p>We look for magic diet programs …

Why You Give Up on Exercise and What to Do About It

How many times have you given up on exercise? If you're like most of us, probably more times than you can count. There are plenty of reasons we find …

Why Yoga? 5 Ways Yoga and Sports Go Hand in Hand

<b>I’m honored to be writing about my love for yoga, meditation, and sports for Breaking Muscle.</b> Growing up I was a competitive athlete. When I wasn’t …

Yoga

Learn Yoga: 5 Tips for Beginners

So you’re catching on to the yoga fad and you want to know what all the buzz is about. You must be excited to get your body feeling stretched and …

Top 10 detox foods

10 cleansing foods to get your body back on track<p>Recently overindulged? Feeling a bit sluggish? Or just not looking your best? It could be that your …

Detox Foods: 15 Most Powerful Detoxing Foods

If you’re hoping to embark on a natural detox that doesn’t involve washing down kale chips and grapefruit with lemon water or wheatgrass smoothies, …

The Science Of Sleep: What the Research Actually Says – Written By Sol Orwell

1K<p>Shares 1K<p>There are few topics as well accepted as “sleep” – every week someone influential will tweet “get your sleep! It’s as important as …

Chia Seed Benefits: 10 Reasons To Add Chia To Your Diet

Ch-ch-ch-chia! The fuzzy green novelty items may be the first thing you think of when you hear the word chia, but these tiny superfood seeds are the …

5 Tips for Better Eating Habits

<i>Caitlin Self is HackCollege’s resident Nutrition student. If you’d like to suggest a topic for her to cover, leave it in the comments below.</i><p>With …

5 Ways To Run Smarter

After completing more than 150 marathons, running coach Jeff Horowitz got sick of running himself ragged with 70–100-mile weeks during training. In …

5 low-fat foods that are making you fat

You may know that so-called low-fat and fat-free diet foods are often packed with sugar, salt, and chemical-laden additives. But did you realize that your body digests these "healthy" alternatives in record time, leaving you hungry for more?<p>That's only part of the problem, according to New York …

5 White Lies That Stall Weight Loss

We all fib a little, but telling your co-worker her new haircut looks great (when what you’re really thinking is “oh my!”) is pretty harmless. Lying …

Top 10 Foods That Burn Fat

Anytime the topic of discussion in my blogs, articles or newsletters has turned to my own personal grocery shopping list, there has always been a …

Girl, Get Your Lift On: Why Ladies Should Lift Weights

Posted by Neghar Fonooni on Mar 11, 2013<p>You won’t get big and bulky and you won’t turn into a she-hulk. But you <i>will</i> gain confidence, self-esteem and …

Vitamins: Good or Bad?

We are not a post-vitamin society, yet.<p>cinefil_/flickr<p>As the iconic Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor would say, "[<i>guttural grunt</i>], more power."<p>If I'm properly remembering <i>Home Improvement</i>, things rarely went awry for Taylor and his wife Jill. His North Star was the simple, relentless pursuit of the …

10 “Healthy” Foods That Aren’t So Healthy

<i>Trail mix is healthy, right? Well, sometimes yes, but you have to be choosy.</i><p>The food industry is smart, and knows that most people are looking for …

17 Rapid Fat Loss Tips

By Dr. Eric Serrano MD and Scott H. Mendelson CFT, SSC, SPN<p>At times simple items can be the most powerful solutions to complex problems. Apply the …

Endomorph Weight Loss Tips

Endomorphs have a naturally "rounder" shape to their bodies, characterized by soft and undefined muscle tone. They tend to have a larger bone …

Exercise

Health | Yahoo Lifestyle

Wellness<p>Redbook<p>Don't feel helpless. Take action.<p>Lifestyle<p>Yahoo Style UK team<p>A viral tweet has provided a much-needed explanation of what you need to …

Wellness

That’s No Way to Treat a Perfectly Good Viewfinder!

Living in a tourist town like San Francisco, I have frequent opportunities to observe how people use their cameras. Inevitably, these lead to “Why, …

Caught on Camera: Surprise Underwater Encounter with a Humpback Whale

Want to photograph or film a humpback whale underwater? Try listening for its “song.” The video above, uploaded by YouTube user westh2o, shows a …

Adobe releases Lightroom 5 inside and out of Creative Cloud

<b>The latest version of Adobe's Lightroom has exited beta, and is now available as either a stand-alone product or part of the Creative Cloud.</b><p>Like …

How to Create a Black Background Anywhere with this Photography Trick

Many portrait photographers dream of owning a studio with all the bells and whistles. However, some photographers who work on-location in …

The Smartphone Film Scanner:35mm film -> Digitized in a Snap

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>If you love 35mm, all your best memories are captured on film! And they’re just kinda stuck there. Until now…<p>Thanks …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …