Maria Kang

Background

Maria Kang is a fit mother of 3 boys born in 2009, 2010 and 2011. She has successfully competed in both beauty and fitness competitions since the age of 16. Her extensive fitness background expands a period of over 14 years as a personal trainer, group exercise director and instructor, membership sales counselor, fitness manager, freelance writer, and now founder/director of her fitness nonprofit, Fitness without Borders. She also founded the mom-me fitness club, a group where local moms meet at the park and exercise with their children.

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      2003 Top Five National Finalist Miss Bikini America (Redondo, Ca.) Figure Division of Fitness America

      2003 Top Five National Finalist Miss Model America (Redondo, Ca.)

      2003 Miss Bikini California (Folsom, Ca.)

      2003 Miss Philippines USA (Los Angeles, Ca.)

      2003 Miss Charmee Talent . Fitness Dance Routine (Manila, Philippines)

      2003 Miss San Francisco Chinatown (San Francisco, Ca.)

      1998 Miss Petite Teen International (Houston, Texas)

      1998 Miss Petite Philippines (Toronto, Canada)

      1997 Miss Philippines of Northern California (Sacramento, Ca.)

    1997 Miss Asia Pacific Islander (Sacramento, Ca.)

Articles

  • 10 MORE Things Fitness Teaches You About Life!

    If you loved the first installment of 10 Things Fitness Teaches You, you'll love the second! Read more!

  • Fitness Cure Podcast By Maria Kang: Episode #1 - Thomas Tran's Terrific Transformation.

    The Fitness Cure Podcast features Bodybuilding.com's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in as she interviews friends and industry leaders and they discuss what it takes to be successful not only in fitness but also in life!

  • Fitness Cure Podcast By Maria Kang: Episode #2 - Sandra Augustin.

    The Fitness Cure Podcast features Bodybuilding.com's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in as she interviews friends and industry leaders. This episode: Fitness Champion Sandra Augustin and the 2007 Hero Challenge!

  • F.A.T. - A First Hand Experience With The Female Athlete Triad.

    While wiping down any traces of my shame, I flushed the toilet for the 2nd time to discard evidence... Ashamed of the battle with F.A.T., I slowly started to kick the cycle by focusing on ways of improving.

  • Fitness Cure Podcast By Maria Kang: Episode #4 - Jason Allen Interview.

    The Fitness Cure Podcast features everyone's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in this week as she interviews NPC Bodybuilder and gym owner Jason Allen on the topics of competing, family life, and obesity in America!

  • Fitness Cure Podcast By Maria Kang: Episode #5 - Eryk Bui Interview.

    The Fitness Cure Podcast features everyone's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in this week as she interviews Newly-Retired IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Eryk Bui about his recent engagement to Laura Coleman and his decision to retire from bodybuilding!

  • Fitness Cure Podcast By Maria Kang: Episode #6 - Ernest 'Mongo' Chang Interview.

    The Fitness Cure Podcast features everyone's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in this week as she interviews rising NPC Bodybuilder Ernest 'Mongo' Chang about amateur bodybuilding in Hawaii, how he got started, and more!

  • Fitness Cure Podcast By Maria Kang: Episode #7 - Janelle Haney Interview.

    The Fitness Cure Podcast features everyone's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in this week as she interviews NPC figure competitor and WTF obstacle course champion Janelle Haney about women's issue related to fitness and more!

  • Fitness Cure Podcast: Episode #8 - American Gladiator Tanoai 'Toa' Reed Interview.

    The Fitness Cure Podcast features everyone's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in this week as she interviews Tanoai Reed ('Toa' from American Gladiators) about the new AG season two and his background!

  • The Fitness Cure Podcast By Maria Kang: Episode Listing.

    The Fitness Cure Podcast features Bodybuilding.com's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in as she interviews friends and industry leaders and they discuss what it takes to be successful not only in fitness but also in life!

  • Fitness Cure Podcast: Episode #9 - Pro Wrestler Jennifer Thomas Interview.

    The Fitness Cure Podcast features everyone's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in this week as she interviews former NPC figure competitor and now-WWE Wrestler Jennifer Thomas about the fitness industry!

  • Maria Kang's Fitness Cure Podcast: A Cure For The Common Couch Potato.

    The Fitness Cure Podcast features Bodybuilding.com's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in as she interviews friends and industry leaders and they discuss what it takes to be successful not only in fitness but also in life!

  • Fitness Cure Podcast By Maria Kang: Episode #3 - Mona Liza Reyes Interview.

    The Fitness Cure Podcast features everyone's favorite fitness expert, Maria Kang. Listen in this week as she interviews NPC Figure Competitor Mona Liza Reyes about cardio, breast augmentation, steroids, and Filipinos!

  • 101 Ways To Motivate Yourself.

    Learning what uniquely motivates you is what will make you successful in your weight loss or weight gain journey. Here are 101 strategies that I have seriously used in my years in training.

  • The Psychology Of Success!

    You've got to experience life and get frustrated to know where you are weak, and where you need to improve. You've got to face the fact that life is difficult and that in order to grow you must be challenged.

  • Survival Of The Fittest!

    Fitness enthusiasts such as myself and others are the future of the world. Our way of thinking is creating heroes and survivors for tomorrow's world battles, successes and defeats. Read on to get pshyched-up for the future of healthier bodies!

  • Accelerate Your Goals With S.P.E.E.D.

    Even though the holiday season has begun, fitness enthusiasts aren't covered by sweaters, scarves and jackets all winter long. Effectively and efficiently hit your short term goals with S.P.E.E.D. - 5 steps to getting fit in record speed!

  • Fit Mom Confessions: The Truth About Health, Fitness, And Motherhood

    Are you a new mom or are about to be? Then you need to read this! I'm a mother of three and I'm here to offer tips for you to balance fitness with parenting.

  • 10 Things Fitness Teaches You About Life!

    Not only does my article capture the beauty and passion that underlines fitness, but it also teaches how you can apply the lessons you've learned when challenging your body and challenging yourself in everyday life situations.

  • 30 Tips To Attract A Gym Bunny!

    The gym has become a Mecca for meeting new people. This 'meat market' has increased the popularity of single sex gyms. Learn some great do's and don'ts right here!

  • Your Fitness Approach To Valentine's Day

    Love in a relationship is no different from your love for fitness. If you are able to understand the similarities, maybe you will be able to become more patient, loving, and understanding.

  • The Dilemma: Getting Your Mate In Shape!

    You need to become aware of the disastrous recipe of 'living with separate habits' and start providing the 'love...' Here are some suggestions on what you can do to work as a team with your loved one. Read on...