Maria Luque
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Maria Luque

Maria Luque, PhD, is a health educator, fitness expert, fitness studio general manager, presenter and writer. She holds graduate and postgraduate degrees in health sciences and teaches at the College of Health and Human Services at Trident University International.

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessYouth Fitness

Learn the science behind the sources of this troubling trend, its sobering effects on children’s quality of life, and the steps you can take to help set up youth for lifelong health. Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Lack of physical activity and an increase

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Behavior Change and MotivationFitness

Stephanie is your newest fitness client. She’s 42 years old and works 50 hours a week as a certified public accountant. She would like to quit smoking, give up junk food and get active—all the foundations of a healthy lifestyle. Fast-forward 6 months. Stephanie is still smoking and still lunching

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