Today Cristina Ramirez is a Latina wife, mom, author, and triathlete. In the past, she has been an investment banker, social entrepreneur, and preschool teacher who slowly got off the couch and hit the road to fitness. She documents her journey on her blog www.TriathlonMami.com.
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January 12, 2015
Great tips from Cristina, aka “TriathlonMami,” a mother of two rambunctious boys in Miami, Florida. A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. Make a decision to get going, and then take daily action. Here are some tips to help you get started: Write a list of why you are starting and keep it handy. This will be your pep talk as your New Year’s enthusiasm becomes buried in everyday life. Spend money. Sign up for a race, a coach, or a gym. This money taken from the family budget is an INVESTMENT in your health. It is your responsibility to make it a successful one. Grab a friend...
January 12, 2015
Children do what their parents do, so make healthy choices in your everyday life and your kids will follow … for a lifetime. Here are some ideas from Cristina, aka TriathlonMami.
September 27, 2013
Don’t peg me for a super healthy mom whose kids eat their veggies every day and have oranges for snacks. That is not me, but it is who I aspire to be; and it’s odd to see how much resistance I get because I am on this path. I am a Latina and I grew up equating food with love. Love was making sure the pantry was stocked with my favorite treats to be consumed whenever I wanted. Love was baking a cake, buying an ice cream on a hot day, or a “churro con dulce de leche” (fried batter with caramel) when we went to the supermarket. And reciprocating love was eating everything on my plate, and saying...