We are excited to announce our MOM (Motivating Mom of the Month) for August! Each month we take a moment to recognize one of our local FIT4MOM® Palos Verdes & San Pedro mamas for her hard work and dedication to lead a healthy lifestyle.
Meet Maria Martinez. Maria is our Motivating Mom of the Month for August! Maria is an inspiration for our entire village. Maria is mama to Emily, Elizabeth, and Erin and is a wonderful part of our village!
"Maria brings a very calming spirt to class. She is extremely committed and works very hard every time. Although she may be quiet at times, she is mighty with her determination to get the best workout in possible. As her Body Back Instructor, I enjoy seeing her progress and getting better and stronger with each class." - Instructor Jamie
"I remember when Maria first started Body Back® during our March transformation session. She was extremely dedicated to coming to class each week, eating healthy foods, and living a healthy lifestyle. She rocked her first Body Back transformation session! Since then she has continued with our Body Back summer classes and truly is an inspiration to those around her."- Instructor Jen
We asked Maria a few questions, and here is what she had to say:
Who are the members of your family?
Emily (14yrs), Elizabeth (12 yrs), Erin (9 yrs)
When did you come to your first FIT4MOM® Palos Verdes & San Pedro workout and who or what got you there?
I came to my first FIT4MOM® workout in March 2018. I saw ad online so I clicked on it because it was interesting to me and here I am.
What is your FIT4MOM® why - what keeps you coming to workout, keeps you involved?
I know it’s important to be healthy especially as we approach those years where weight can’t come offf as easily so keeping up with exercise as part of our everyday routine is important.
What is one of your favorite exercises you have done with FIT4MOM®?
I have a love/hate relationship with any exercises that are for my core muscles. I hate them but I like how I feel after doing them... lol
- Favorite workout song? 80’s
- Best snack before a workout? Apple or carrots
- Most delicious dessert you have ever had? Chocolate ice cream
Any advice for other moms out there?
Never give up because the kids are looking up to us!