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Celebrity fitness trainer, volunteer
Born and raised in Southern California, María Simón comes from a rich Hispanic heritage, with her father from Puerto Rico and mother from Mexico. María has been a successful group fitness instructor for over 10 years. She started her career teaching kickboxing and cardio salsa for LA Fitness and has taught for Equinox, Bodies in Motion and Total Woman, and now has her own High Intensity Fitness Program. Maria has appeared as a trainer on the weight-loss TV program “Dale Con Ganas,” from the creator of “The Biggest Loser,” and is a resident fitness expert for “Primera Edición” on Univision. She has also been featured in People en Español and on FitnessMagazine.com, among other media outlets. María travels throughout the country as a motivational speaker on women’s health and is a National Spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s Go Red Por Tu Corazón campaign. Follow Maria on Twitter @MariaSimontv.