Meal Replacement 101

Meal replacement shakes and drinks have been around for a long time. They are typically marketed toward those wanting to build muscle and lose weight. But just like with any diet or major lifestyle change, it is important to do your research and determine if it’s the right choice for you. Weight Loss Researchers at… Read more »

Five Healthy Lunches to Go

Who has time to pack a delicious healthy lunch each day? Well, with a little thought and practice, you can. Packing lunch has many advantages – it’s definitely cheaper, usually healthier and has endless possibilities. Here are five healthy lunches to go to get you started: Whole Grain Pita Pockets – They’re fun, easy to… Read more »

Top Tips for Rest and Recovery

When you’re an active, sporty individual, you might not think about what your body needs post-workout. However, rest and recovery after exercise is essential to muscle and tissue repair and strength building. After heavy use, a muscle needs anywhere from 24 to 48 hours to repair and rebuild, and working it too hard or too… Read more »

Five Healthy Post-Workout Snacks

When you finish exercising, you are hungry. You need to replace the nutrients your body burned to give you the energy you expended. While you may be tempted to hit the drive-thru on your way home, there are better choices for post-workout snacks that will help your body recover. Try these six healthy options: Chocolate… Read more »

Summer Exercise Tips

Just because it’s hazy, hot and humid out there, doesn’t mean you need to skip your workout. You just need to be smart about summer exercise. Think about when you go for a run and make sure you’re drinking plenty of water.  Risk of dehydration is high. During the cooler months, when you exercise, your… Read more »

Six Suggestions for Skinny D Success

Who doesn’t love a good success story?  We really love them.  We also love it when customers share their tips, so we’re passing six of the best suggestions for Skinny D success on to you! Replace one meal a day with Skinny D. It doesn’t matter if it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner. Do what works… Read more »

A Weight Loss Plan that Really Works

Have you tried diet after diet, with limited success? Finally—there’s a weight loss plan that really works! Dr. Brent Agin developed Skinny D because he grew frustrated for his patients who were trying to lose weight without success. They were eating well, exercising and yet, still the extra pounds remained. Even worse? If they lost… Read more »

Probiotics and Weight Loss

A recent study has some encouraging news when it comes to the use of probiotics and weight loss. The research is still in its infancy, but it is stimulating an important look into the relationship between weight and gut health. Previous research has linked obesity and diabetes to imbalances in the microbiome, which is made… Read more »

Six Healthy Poolside Snack Solutions

The lazy pool days of summer are almost here and all that swimming makes you and your family hungry. It’s easy to grab pre-packaged snacks and fill up on chips, cookies and carbohydrates. But that’s not going to help you maintain your swimsuit figure or keep the pounds off. Try these six healthy poolside snack… Read more »

Five Ways Sleep Helps You Lose Weight

A study from Columbia University found that people who get less than seven hours of sleep a night are heavier, gain more weight over time and have increased difficulty losing weight. So if you’re looking to lose a few pounds, start with getting a good night’s sleep. Here are five ways sleep helps you lose… Read more »