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Dr. Oz’ May Diet

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Weight Loss | 0 comments

Lose 10 Pounds in 1 Month If you are a fan of Dr. Oz, you have probably already heard about his “May Diet” where he promises 10 pounds of weight loss in just one month. First, let’s learn a little bit about what results you can expect from Dr. Oz’ May Diet: Eliminate Excess Water Weight According to Dr. Oz, about half of that will be water weight. He goes on to explain that most people eat too many carbohydrates in their diet, which results in excess water weight being held in the body. For every 1 pound of extra carbohydrates that your  body stores, you are carrying an additional 4 pounds of water weight. The May Diet provided by Dr. Oz is not surprisingly low carb for this reason. Shed Unwanted Fat In addition to removing excess water weight, you...

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How Tamera Mowry-Housley Got Her Pre-Baby Body Back

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in Weight Loss | 0 comments

It took about a year for Tamera Mowry-Housley to get back in shape after having her baby, and she’s happy with her results! How Tamera Mowry-Housley Dropped 48 Pounds It’s pretty simple, really. Tamera eliminated 500 calories a day from her diet, eating mostly healthy foods, and exercised 5 days a week. “I don’t believe in cutting everything out…you’ll go crazy! I did 80% healthy and clean, and 20% whatever I wanted” -Tamera Mowry-Housley The celeb currently weighs 127 pounds, which is 3 pounds less than her pre-pregnancy weight. Personally, I think her weight loss strategy was a fantastic example of how to lose weight after having a baby. She didn’t rush her weight loss. Tamera just focused on a healthy lifestyle of eating the right foods and exercising – but nothing extreme. Love it! It’s realistic for most (or all!) new moms, and shows...

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Zucchini Noodles in Avocado Cream Sauce

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in Lunch and Dinners, Recipes | 0 comments

This is one of Bob Harper’s recipes from his new cookbook, SKINNY MEALS: Everything You Need to Lose Weight Fast! Ingredients: • 1 large zucchini • 4 ounces roasted boneless, skinless chicken breast, warmed before plating • 1/4 avocado • 1 cup arugula • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil • 1/4 cup low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic • 2 teaspoons grated parmesan cheese Slice the zucchini very thinly lengthwise. Then cut each piece into thirds lengthwise to reassemble thick noodles. Steam the zucchini noodles for two to three minutes or until they are just cooked through. Meanwhile, blend the avocado, arugula, basil, broth, lemon juice, garlic, and parmesan in a food processor or blender.Toss the zucchini noodles with the sauce and the cubed chicken and serve. Nutrition Information: 258 calories, 27g protein, 19g carbs, 11g fat, 8g fiber (Hollaaaaaa!)  Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free...

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How Khloe Kardashian Dropped 30 Pounds

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Weight Loss | 0 comments

Khloe Kardashian Makes Fitness a Priority Recently, Khloe Kardashian dropped 30 pounds by “killing it in the gym.” According to Khloe’s personal trainer,Gunnar Peterson, he told  E! Online that the 29 year old Kardashian beauty has been working very hard in the gym three or four times a week to lose those 30 pounds. Khloe has been doing a mix of strength training sessions, boxing circuits, and medicine-ball workouts to get into shape.  “I’ve definitely become obsessed with working out! It’s funny, because my weight has always fluctuated — but recently so many people have been saying “you look so good, you’ve lost all this weight.” It’s actually been about a year and a half that I’ve been making a lifestyle change. There’s no quick fix, I would say. I love to box. Boxing is really fun, and it’s such a stress reliever....

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Winner of ‘One Week Shred’ DVD by Jillian Michaels

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Winners | 0 comments

The winner of our ‘One Week Shred’ Workout DVD by Jillian Michaels giveaway is… Winner Jessa Pearson– Congratulations! You won a copy of Jillian Michaels newest workout DVD, ‘One Week Shred’! I hope you are ready to feel the burn!!! ;) Winner’s next steps: Email us at Twinkie(at)SkinnyTwinkie(dot)com with your mailing address so we can have your prize sent directly to you. If you do not email us within 48 hours, we will have to choose another winner. Thank you everyone for participating! We will have many more opportunities for you to win something, so stay tuned… Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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How Sofia Vergara Stays In Shape

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Fitness | 0 comments

The Modern Family star Sofia Vergara always looks amazing – so how does the 41 year old stay in such great shape? Sofia Vergara was recently interviewed by Women’s Health Magazine, and shared some of her strategies for staying red carpet ready! How Sofia Vergara Stays In Shape “I do SLT, which is like a very high-end strong pilates. I do a spinning classes, when I travel to New York I have also a trainer in New York. I mean, I try to always do something. I hate it, but I know it’s like, you know, a necessity now.” -Sofia Vergara What is SLT? SLT stands for Strengthen, Lengthen, and Tone. SLT is a combination of cardio, strength training and pilates. SLT is one of the toughest new workout trends that is making waves – and for good reason, too. It’s pretty hardcore and produces...

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Debra Messing Drops 20 Pounds Without Dieting

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Weight Loss | 0 comments

How Debra Messing Dropped 20 Pounds Debra was recently on The View and told the ladies that she used to eat pizza and candy and said, “I was tired all the time” since she was working long hours on the set and has a 10 year old son that wanted to run around and play soccer. Debra thought to herself, “I can’t do this anymore, I cant to be the mom I want to be”. She said that she cut out all of the junk food and said that as a result of cutting out the junk food, “I started feeling more energized and more alert”. “It’s not about dieting. I’m just eating really really clean healthy foods” – Debra Messing Debra Messing initially changed her diet to help her feel better and have more energy. She ended up losing 20 pounds and went from a size 10...

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Khloe Kardashian Goes On Hike For Exercise

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Fitness | 0 comments

Khloe Kardashian has been hitting the gym a lot lately – even posting a recent video of herself workin’ it on her Instagram account and personal blog. Khloe wrote on her blog that she decided to go out for a hike to get in some exercise and much needed sister time: The weather in LA has been absolutely gorg, so Kendall and I decided to take advantage of it and go on a hike! Kendall brought along her dog, Blu, and we got an amazing workout while catching up on some girl talk! How adorable is Blu? I am so obsessed!! It’s great hitting the gym, but going out for a hike is so refreshing and a great workout too! I’m a big fan of mixing it up and trying a little bit of everything to keep fitness fun and exciting! What new workouts do...

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