The Skinny Blog

Our tips and insight that can help make your weight loss journey more successful.

The Skinny Blog

Our tips and insight that can help make your weight loss journey more successful.
Veggies That Help with Inflammation AND Weight Loss

Veggies That Help with Inflammation AND Weight Loss

Many weight watchers assume that it’s normal to have gas, bloating, or other digestive problems. After all, it’s easier to rationalize these symptoms as random bodily changes or a part of “getting older,” but there might be a different culprit – inflammation....

Weight Loss Tips for the 30 Somethings

Weight Loss Tips for the 30 Somethings

In our teens and twenties, we often feel invincible. We eat what we like, party all night, and then get up the next day with few ill-effects. At around thirty, this starts to change. Many people notice their clothes getting tighter and the numbers on the scale...

Know Your Serving Sizes – Fruits

Know Your Serving Sizes – Fruits

Fruits are delicious and a welcomed addition to any weight loss plan.  In most cases, fruits have a low glycemic load. This tells us that although fruits contain carbohydrates, they don't impact the blood sugar levels as much as other food substances. So, you don't...

Cool Down and Slim Down By Swimming

Cool Down and Slim Down By Swimming

The dog days of Summer are here!  If you are looking for a way to get your exercise in and stay cool, them swimming might be right for you! The Benefits of Swimming sustainable cardiovascular workout promotes lean, long muscles develops core strength increases...

How To Infuse Your Water With Flavor

How To Infuse Your Water With Flavor

Are you feeling a little tired of just plain water?  It is pretty easy to add some flair to your go-to liqued with just a few herbs and fruits!  Here are a few tips on how to make flavored infused water! Add Some Flavor! Making your own flavored water is surprisingly...

Why You Should Take A Daily Vitamin When Losing Weight

Why You Should Take A Daily Vitamin When Losing Weight

Did you know that when cutting calories you may also be cutting necessary nutrients? Keep losing weight without sacrificing your health by taking a daily vitamin supplement! Why Should You Take Daily Vitamin? While you are working hard to lose the unwanted weight, you...

Weight Loss Tips – May 2021 Recap

Weight Loss Tips – May 2021 Recap

2021 is flying by and those New Years Resolutions may (or may not!) be working!  Now is a great time to re-focus and keep working towards your weight loss goals.  If you have found yourself stuck in a slump, here are a few weight loss blogs that will help you get back...

Our Top Energy Boosters That Work

Our Top Energy Boosters That Work

If you are feeling sluggish and need a boost of energy, most people lean towards options that are not heathly for their body.  A soda, coffee or even an energy drink is usually the immediate answer for feeling tired.  However, there are options that are MUCH better...

Our Top Weight Loss Strategies That WORK

Our Top Weight Loss Strategies That WORK

You decided you wanted to shed those extra pounds. Maybe you downloaded a weight loss app and started going to the gym. You achieved your weight loss goals and kept the weight off for a while. Gradually, old habits crept back in, and the number on the scale crept back...

How To Start A Walking Plan To Lose Weight

How To Start A Walking Plan To Lose Weight

Walking has long been a valid strategy for weight loss, but not everyone is convinced of its effectiveness. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation regarding this powerful, low-impact form of exercise. Read on to get the facts about walking for weight loss and...

Why Spring Is a Great Time to Lose Weight

Why Spring Is a Great Time to Lose Weight

It's getting warmer, and you're likely starting to think of everything you want to do this summer. If getting in better shape is on that list, there's no better time to start than now. Spring is symbolic of change, so what better way to treat yourself than to...

April Vegetables to Help You Lose Weight!

April Vegetables to Help You Lose Weight!

Spring and warmer weather are right around the corner. The changing seasons can bring excitement for some, but it can also bring trepidation if you haven’t met your weight loss goals quite yet. But don’t despair! There are plenty of easy, delicious diet tweaks that...

Enjoy Easter and Still Lose Weight

Enjoy Easter and Still Lose Weight

What comes to mind when you think of Easter? If visions of jellybeans and all things chocolate dance through your head, you’re not alone. Easter can be a challenge for anyone who leans toward sweet cravings. The good news is you can enjoy a variety of foods on your...

Spring Superfoods Best for Losing Weight

Spring Superfoods Best for Losing Weight

Are you trying to lose weight this spring but aren't sure how to approach your dietary routine? An excellent place to start is with superfoods, which are plentiful during the spring season. "Superfoods" is a term you may have heard before, but these nutrient-packed...

Low-Calorie Beer to Enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day

Low-Calorie Beer to Enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a favorite holiday for many, especially those who enjoy a good beer. Although this holiday is Irish in origin, it is widely celebrated all across the United States. Many cities host huge St. Patrick’s Day festivals, and Chicago even dyes their...

Tips for Losing Weight Before Spring Break

Tips for Losing Weight Before Spring Break

Are you trying to lose weight this spring but aren't sure how to approach your dietary routine? An excellent place to start is with superfoods, which are plentiful during the spring season. "Superfoods" is a term you may have heard before, but these nutrient-packed...

Our Easy Water Intake Guide

Our Easy Water Intake Guide

Most people know that water does a body good. All of our organs depend on water to function. Adequate hydration improves energy, mood, joint movement, and overall health. Water can even help to facilitate weight loss. Drinking water provides never-ending benefits and...

Our Best Spring Weight Loss Tips

Our Best Spring Weight Loss Tips

Spring is the perfect time to start your weight loss journey, as summer is just around the corner. Not to mention the air is more relaxed, fresh produce is in easy supply, and your motivation is likely to be higher. Don't worry about not having the best idea of how to...