where are you going?how will you get there?Your journey begins here <3

My Story

It wasn’t too long ago that I felt completely and utterly lost. It was the end of summer in 2011. Due to a few life-altering setbacks, I had moved back to live in my parents’ home in Massachusetts. I felt myself falling into what I knew to be an episode of depression. I had tried […]

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Where I Teach

My Main Studio: Fast Action Training (F.A.T.) This is gonna sound cliche, but it feels like only a short time ago that I filled out the online survey that would land me my first interview in the fitness industry. I received a call from the owner, John, asking me a few questions about myself and […]

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The Goals Project

I first launched The Goals Project back in 2014, just before my 30th birthday. The date, February 2nd is so close to the turn of the new year that I often find myself riding the wave of resolutions as it approaches. This year was no different. Each day leading up to it, my thoughts were deeply immersed in […]

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Latest Posts


Stuffed Gluten Free Garlic Rolls

January 17, 2016 | No Comments

Prep Time: 15-20 Minutes

Bake time: 15 minutes

I recently…

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Revive Your Fitness Routine: My Top 3 Tips For Those Who Are Struggling

October 10, 2015 | No Comments

wpid-2015-10-10-14.41.54.jpg.jpegEven those of us who love to workout fall out of our fitness routines from time to time….

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Does Butt Building Work? My 30 Day Bubble Booty Challenge

October 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

wpid-2015-10-07-11.08.11.jpg.jpegI’ve always loved my body, thick or slim. And it’s pretty easy for me to maintain my figure as…

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Shop Smart: Score Quality Workout Clothing at Cheaper Prices

September 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

I LIVE in workout clothing.

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Nettle Pills: My Allergy Season Savior

September 1, 2015 | No Comments

Growing up, I never had any (recognizable) issues with allergies.

Nettle This One Nettle Leaf Pill Packs…

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My Path To A Career In Fitness: How Cardio Fitness Changed My Life Part 1

August 26, 2015 | No Comments

Many of you don’t know this about me, but it was only a few short years ago that I stumbled into a cardio fitness class for…

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Why I Don’t “Cheat” On Gluten Free

August 18, 2015 | No Comments

I’ve been gluten free for a little over 2 years now, ever since I realized I was sensitive to both gluten and (less so) yeast. Around…

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Happy Easter!

April 20, 2014 | No Comments

Hello everyone! And Happy Easter!

I’m really feeling the holiday this year. I have celebrated this day many times. Having grown up as…

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A Lady In The Streets...

Welcome to nadiasantiago.com <3

February 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Hello and welcome to my new site!

If you’ve found your way here, you may know me from my work in fitness or through professional development seminars I’ve…

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