STUDIO CITY ( — Author Maria Kang joined us on KCAL9 Monday to demonstrate exercises from “The No More Excuses Diet” book.

Kang explained she developed a passion for fitness and nutrition when she witnessed her mother struggle with health-related diseases.

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The No More Excuses Diet” book details a realistic meal plan, home workouts and Kang’s goal-setting strategy of speed, strive and score.

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Kang added the book combines short term goals with healthy habit-forming behaviors to create permanent lifestyle changes.

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Her program is aimed to get readers in a place where they feel in control of their life, love their body and prioritize their health.