I'm a holistic health coach, personal trainer, fitness motivator, and wellness author. After finding the key to losing 50 pounds in 90 days, I've found it my duty as a Latina to help everyone to become more healthy and happy. On my website, I reveal how I did it in my free course 9 Simple Secrets I Used to Melt Away 50 Pounds.I know I'm Latina when...
...when I can't stop dancing the tropical rhythms of my beautiful Colombia.
Ingrid's Latest Posts
Ask any woman who's dealt with them, and they'll tell you: Pregnancy cravings can be torture. Torture for you and also for your poor husband who you send looking--in the middle of the night--for that fudge brownie ice cream you just "had to have."
Nobody knows exactly why pregnant women feel such strong cravings, but common sense says it has to do with the crazy hormone changes we experience when carrying. These hormonal shifts heighten your sense of smell and taste. So when you get a craving, it feels so real that you need to satisfy it.Continue Reading >
I'm about to give you something you really want. I know you want it. It doesn't matter if you're a guy or a girl. As long as you're reading this, as long as you're interested in losing weight, there's one goal that we all want to achieve: A flat stomach.
It's the one thing that makes all great bodies look great. It allows you to look
and feel healthy and confident in anything you're wearing, whether it's a t-shirt
and jeans, a tight dress, or a swimsuit at the beach. Want to know the secret to a flat belly--no crunches required? Read on!
Practicing good habits while pregnant can be extremely tricky. While we all know we need to avoid tobacco and alcohol, sometimes the changes aren't so cut and clear.
A lot of the foods usually good for us become dangerous when we're carrying a baby. As a Latina woman, I had to make some drastic changes to my diet when I became pregnant. I had to cut out a lot of the foods from my culture that I thought were good for me. I figured, since these foods had protein and calcium, they would be healthy and needed to create strong bones. But when you're carrying a baby, you have to be extra careful.
It's extremely important to know which foods are dangerous to eat. So that when the time comes where your hormones are going crazy and the cravings start kicking in, you can plan around this and find alternatives.Continue Reading >
When you're changing your diet to try and lose weight, the first thing you need to do is cut out the empty calories. And while most people can easily understand that the cookies, cakes, candy, and ice cream need to go, eliminating those things won't get you the results you desire as long as you keep making this same mistake. Because when it comes to losing weight, the things you drink are at least as important as the foods you eat.
In many cases, they might even be more important.Continue Reading >
When you're trying to lose weight and look great, there are two things you have to do. First, you have to exercise. You have to get your body moving, so it burns more calories. This is simple enough to understand. Second, you have to eat right. And a lot of people find this part more confusing.
So that's the part we're going to talk about today, because when most people think of "eating right," they put all their focus on the things they should NOT eat. The things they have to cut out: The pasta, the cookies, the cakes, the potato chips, the candy … And sure, this stuff is important. Nobody will ever look and feel their best if they're constantly eating junk.
But just cutting those foods out won't do you any good unless you know what to replace them with. I have the foods that will help you with your eating right goals AND help you burn lots of fat. Read on!