Weight Loss is a journey for everyone, we all get there a little differently. Sure its cliche, but it’s the truth. Whether you get bariatric surgery, do keto, paleo, or low carb we are all seeking a target goal of weight loss, BMI, or better health right? Check my favorite 37 products that make losing weight easier at home.
Experts say you lose weight in the kitchen. From protein to meal prep, what you eat helps drop the fat and increase your muscle and strength. Here are the products that helped me with my 70 lb weight loss. (only 40 more pounds until I hit my goal weight).
1. Food Scale
GreaterGoods Digital Food Kitchen Scale, Multifunction Scale Measures in Grams and Ounces (Ash Grey). Losing weight starts in the kitchen.
2. Unflavored Protein Powder
Orgain Organic Plant Based Protein Powder, Natural Unsweetened – Vegan, Low Net Carbs, Non Dairy, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Sugar Added, Soy Free, Kosher, Non-GMO. I mix this in with everything, soups, cauliflower mashed potatoes, smoothies and protein shakes.
3. Sugar Free Jello
Jell-O Cherry Flavor Sugar Free Gelatin 0.6 oz (4 Pack). When I’m craving a sugary snack sugar free Jell-o is my go to.
4. Meal Prep Cookbook
The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook offers 100+ recipes that are easy to prep for your day to day life. This is my favorite because when I started I had no idea what to do, this makes everything simple and easy.
5. Ninja Blender
Ninja BL480 Nutri with 1000 Watt Auto-IQ Base for Juices, Shakes & Smoothies Personal Blender 18 and 24 oz. We received this for a wedding gift and I use it to make all my favorite drinks: smoothies, protein shakes and the occasional skinny margaritas.
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6. Everything Bagel Seasoning
Everything Bagel Seasoning Blend Original XL 10 Ounce Jar. Delicious Blend of Sea Salt and Spices Dried Minced Garlic & Onion Flakes. Bagel Allspice, Sesame Seasoning Spice Shaker.
7. Meal Prep Containers
Glass Meal Prep Containers 2 Compartment Meal Prep Containers Glass (36 Ounce, 5 Pack) – These Glass Divided Lunch Containers are my favorite reusable meal prep containers.
8. Smart Water Bottle
ICEWATER 3-in-1 22 ounce Smart Water Bottle(Glows to Remind You to Stay Hydrated) complete with Bluetooth Speaker & Dancing Lights.
Ultrean Air Fryer, 4.2 Quart (4 Liter) with LCD Digital Screen and Nonstick Frying Pot
10. Instant Pot
Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Saute, Yogurt Maker, and Warmer
11. Sugar Free Ketchup
G Hughes Sugar Free Ketchup (3 Pack). I love ketchup and this makes me not miss the regular kind, it’s that good.
12. Sugar Free BBQ Sauce
G Hughes Sugar Free Sweet & Spicy BBQ Sauce 18 oz (3 Pack). We put this on everything in our house.
13. G2 Gatorade
Gatorade Thirst Quencher, G2 Glacier Freeze and G2 Fruit Punch, 12 Ounce Bottles (Pack of 24). G2 is a low sugar Gatorade to help you refuel after a workout.
14. Crystal Light
Crystal Light BlackBerry Lemonade Liquid Drink Mix (1.62 oz Bottle). I love water enhancers, this one is yummy. This is a great way to get a little flavor with water, without sugar.
15. Kodiak Pancakes
Kodiak Cakes Protein Pancake Power Cakes, Flapjack and Waffle Baking Mix, Buttermilk, 20 Ounce (Pack of 3). This is Sunday staple in my house.
16. Protein Bars
Pure Protein Bars, High Protein, Nutritious Snacks to Support Energy, Low Sugar, Gluten Free, Variety Pack, 18 Pack.
17. Superfood Pouches
NOKA Superfood Pouches (6 Flavor Variety) 6 Pack | 100% Organic Fruit And Veggie Smoothie Squeeze Packs | Non GMO, Gluten Free, Vegan, 5g Plant Protein
Vitamins and supplements are very important, especially if you are post op for bariatric surgery. Check with your doctor on the right fit for you. Here are the items in my medicine cabinet
18. Flintsone Vitamins
Flintstones Vitamins Chewable Multivitamins with Iron, 60 Count. These aren’t just for children.
19. Liquid B-12
Solgar Sublingual Liquid B-12 2000 mcg with B-Complex, Suitable for Vegans, 59 Servings, 2 Fluid Ounces. My stomach doesn’t handle pills to well, so I opt for liquid or chewable meds whenever I can.
Biotin 10000mcg | 250 Fast Dissolve Tablets | Max Strength | Hair, Skin, and Nails Supplement | Vegetarian, Non-GMO, Gluten Free | by Carlyle
Bariatric Advantage – Calcium Citrate Chewy Bites 500mg (Assorted Fruit)
Gas X Chewable Extra Strength Tablets for Fast Gas and Bloating Relief, Cherry Flavor, 72 Count. Let’s face it sometimes healthy foods give you gas, be prepared.
The right workout attire is key to getting the most out of your workout. Sure I wear the same clothes for lounging on the couch, but what can I say they are multipurpose. These are staples in my workout wardrobe.
POSHDIVAH Ultra Soft Yoga Pants for Women High Waisted Tummy Control Workout Leggings with Pockets. Just bought these, I love the color, and there is a secret pocket in the waist band. I look skinny as hell in these too!
24. Bralettes and Sports Bras
Kalon 4 Pack Nylon Spandex Removable Pads Comfort Bras Ext Sizes. When you are losing weight your boobs are the first to go. I’ve been living in bralettes and sports bras until I’m done losing weight. I love these, they are comfy and sport my now 36 Ds well.
Nike Women’s Air Zoom Structure 22 Running Shoes. Nike’s are my favorite workout sneaker, you can’t go wrong with any style
26. Workout Tanks
Panoware Women’s Workout Tank Top | It Doesn’t Get Easier You Get Stronger. I love a graphic workout tank top, this is my current obsession.
We are in unprecedented times as we all work through the coronavirus pandemic. In my state we are on full lock down, so gyms are a no go right now. Fortunately, I was able to setup a small space for home workouts. Here are the items I got delivered to help me keep up with my routine.
27. Exercise Bike
Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709. I love the backrest on this bike, its similar to the one I use at my gym, easy to put together too.
SPRI Dumbbells Deluxe Vinyl Coated Hand Weights All-Purpose Color Coded Dumbbell for Strength Training
SereneLife Smart Electric Folding Treadmill, Easy Assembly Fitness Motorized Running Jogging Exercise Machine with Manual Incline Adjustment, 12 Preset Programs.
30. Yoga Matt
BalanceFrom GoYoga All-Purpose 1/2-Inch Extra Thick High Density Anti-Tear Exercise Yoga Mat with Carrying Strap
31. Weight Scale
Etekcity Digital Weight Scale, Smart Bluetooth Body Fat Scale, Bathroom Scale Tracks 13 Key Compositions, 6mm-Thick Glass, Sync with Fitbit, Apple Health and Google Fit, 400 lbs. Bariatric Products like this help keep me accountable to hitting my targets.
LETSCOM Bluetooth Headphones IPX7 Waterproof, Wireless Sport Earphones, HiFi Bass Stereo Sweat-proof Earbuds w/Mic, Noise Cancelling Headset for Workout, Running, Gym, 8 Hours Play Time, Red/Black
33. Yoga Block
Gaiam Yoga Block – Supportive Latex-Free EVA Foam Soft Non-Slip Surface for Yoga, Pilates, Meditation
34. Resistance Bands
16 piece Tribe Resistance Bands. Bands are a great way to add resistance to your workout. Bonus, they take up very little space.
35. Workout Videos
Zumba Super Cardio Dance Party. I love a good dance workout to aid in losing weight and gaining muscle strength. This comes free if you have Amazon Prime.
How many of us swear we are going to start a diet on Monday? And then we make it to lunch before quitting. We need to be in the right mindset to start healthy eating and workouts. Here’s something for a little motivation.
36. Motivational Audio Books
Chasing Cupcakes: How One Broke, Fat Girl Transformed Her Life (and How You can Too) by Elizabeth Benton. This book gets real, very quick and helped start my 70lb weight loss. It’s also free from Audible.
37. Food Journal
Keep F’ing Going is an extremely entertaining food and fitness journal. and best seller on Amazon. Also, its NSFW.
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Always consult a doctor about any and all weight loss products and vitamins before starting. Product pricing is subject to change, please visit the direct link for must up to date prices.