Posts Tagged ‘Coach Kristina’

Healthy Food Claims, Better or Bogus?

Walk down any grocery store aisle and you will be flooded with variety of foods, all with different health claims: “All natural!” “Organic!” “Fat free!” “Multigrain!” just to name a few. We all want to make healthier choices for ourselves and our families, but are all these health claims really healthier, or are they just […]

Total Carbs vs. Net Carbs

Total Carbs vs. Net Carbs: What is the difference? Net Carbs is a fairly new concept that has been gaining popularity over the years. Most people know that some carbs are better for us than others. High glycemic carbs (like refined starches, processed foods, and sugary foods) are digested rapidly, which causes an insulin spike […]

Four Steps for Improving Self-Efficacy

One of my favorite quotes is, “Your body is a strong machine, but you have to fuel it with a powerful mind.” I love this quote because I believe the most significant factor for achieving your goals is self-belief or, in other words, your self-efficacy.  Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your […]

The Power of a Support Team

Losing weight, getting fit, and living a healthier life isn’t always easy.  It can be a bumpy road where some days are up and the next day is down. In these roller coaster moments having a good support system can make all the difference in your success.  Numerous studies have shown that surrounding yourself with a good […]