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Eating Clean but Still Not Losing Weight? Here’s Why

Dear SLIMQUICK Coach, I’m really frustrated!!! I’ve been struggling with my weight for so many years, and about six months ago, I finally decided to stop complaining about it and to do something about it already! So I’ve become really careful about what I eat, I cut out soda, fried foods, white flour, most sugar. I treadmill run or spin… Read More

Post-Party Green Detox Smoothie (& Other Ways to Forget Last Night Ever Happened)

With a month full of festive dinners, cocktails and parties on the roster, you may fall prey to some unintentional late-night calorie binging. But the worst part is when the magic of the evening completely vanishes the morning after, and all that’s left is the unpleasantly heavy, sluggish, lethargic and bloated reminders of your holiday eating spree that somehow feels… Read More

Ancho Chocolate Truffle Balls

Here’s a little choco-luscious pick-me-up for all you S.A.D. people out there in the thick of winter. And, with a nod of challenge to cold and flu season, we’ve also taken the liberty of punching up your sweet chocolate treat with a bit of heat, ancho chile style. Chili peppers help to boost immunity, clear congestion, fight inflammation, and trigger… Read More

Could Your Poop Predict Your Weight Loss?

If we’ve learned anything over the years, it’s that losing weight is far more complex than simply balancing calories in with calories out. One’s ability to successfully lose weight is tied into several different factors, like diet, activity level, sleep, stress management, hydration, environmental factors, genetics, etc. A new line of research on the human body’s microbiome is leading to… Read More

Top 7 Ab Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Chronic lower back pain is often a symptom of weak abdominal muscles. At the same time, many popular ab exercises that strengthen these muscles – think sit-ups and crunches – seem to only exacerbate back pain. It’s a frustrating cycle, and leads many chronic back pain sufferers to just give up on core training all together. Here are 7 great… Read More