Game Plan for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Let’s make a plan. Protect your blindside – Go into the season of parties and feasting with a plan. Don’t walk in and let yourself eat anything and everything that you see. Instead, make a deal with yourself that you’re only going to each X number of treats or have X number of drinks. And…read more

Questions to Ask Yourself When Prepping for Skinny Up!®

Things to think through when deciding whether or not to do Skinny Up!® Do you have weight to lose? This is a pretty personal question. It depends on how you feel, your health, and what your goals are in life. We never get to look at another person and decide that they have weight to…read more

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Weight Loss

Woman measuring waist for weight loss

  There are opinions about weight loss everywhere. Almost every person you meet will tell you (with confidence!) exactly what you need to do in order to lose the weight that you’ve been struggling with for years. They have the best intentions, but do they really know what they’re talking about? With years of experience…read more

Comparing HCG & Skinny Up!®

  What is HCG? HCG stands for human chorionic gonadotropin which is a hormone that people naturally produce when pregnant or if they have cancer. HCG helps the body metabolize fat very effectively, and has been used as a part of weight loss regimens for some time. While HCG was in the original Skinny Up!®…read more

Beware of These Exhausting Activities

While we are agreed, many things can cause stalled weight loss, it’s important to assess what is exhausting the body completely (and therefore stalling your efforts), and what you can do about it. Exercise. It’s natural and healthy to move, though with many different types of exercise, be mindful of how much stress you are…read more

Skinny Up!® & Sustainability

Who wants to do all the hard work of losing the weight only to gain it back + more? Nobody. And how often does this happen? All the time. Except not this time – with Skinny Up!® You are given exactly what you need to detox, lose weight, and build a foundation for a sustainable,…read more

Weight Loss & Saggy Skin

We often hear about the fact that as our clients lose weight and most lose it very quickly, don’t seem to have the often-tragic consequence of sagging skin. Many programs like bariatric stomach bypass cause such dramatic and unhealthy weight loss that the body is left with basically only its shell of skin that hangs…read more

5 Ways to De-Stress

FIVE WAYS TO DESTRESS   The basic emotion behind stress is fear. We fear a lack of time, of inadequacy, of financial consequences. We fear, then we stress, and we repeat the cycle – often. So often, you maybe looking now for ways to calm your life, to destress. The first step of course, is…read more

Let’s Talk About Stress

Stress is a part of every person’s story. We’ve been designed to deal with stress, but not to live within stress indefinitely. Mayo Clinic says is well: When you encounter a perceived threat — such as a large dog barking at you during your morning walk — your hypothalamus, a tiny region at your brain’s…read more

6 Ways Sugar Impacts Your Health

There’s no denying that sugar is delicious, but even small amounts can compromise your health and wreak havoc throughout your body. Research performed in the past few decades has uncovered more and more ways in which sugar harms the body, and in today’s post, we’ll explain six of the many ways in which sugar negatively…read more