The Best Times To Take Meal Replacement Shakes

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Meal replacement shakes can be a great ally on your journey toward losing weight and living a healthier life. In fact they can help you reshape the way you look at food and weight loss all together. Weight loss is not just about reducing your calorie intake for a short period of time until you reach […]

Our 2013 Cruise Winner, Julie Nesbit, is Still Rocking Her #Ideal!


As the 2013 Ship Shape Challenge winner, Julie Nesbit lost 82 pounds, got a trip to Park City UT, and ultimately won $1,000 cash and a Caribbean Cruise for two! Not long ago, before her weight loss journey began, Julie used to feel invisible. She just wanted to be seen again. “When I was heavy and would see […]

5 Kettlebell Movements You Should Be Doing

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Kettlebells have been around for a long time and were used by Russian Strongmen to develop strength, endurance, balance and flexibility. Today, fitness enthusiasts of all backgrounds have turned to them to meet their fitness needs. Pick one of these bad boys up and try a few movements with them and you will see why they have become so […]

Our February Winner Proves You Don’t Need “Big Crazy Changes” to Lose Weight!


Meet our February Ship Shape Contest winner: Kami Jo Upah! With her wedding just around the corner, this 36-year-old Iowa mom has lost 78 pounds and looks fantastic! Kami Jo’s journey to health has been two years in the making, and she’s proof that sometimes a simple, sustainable path is the best one. Like many IdealShapers, […]

Battle Your Sugar Addiction (Without Going Crazy)

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It seems harmless. After all, it’s naturally found in fruits, vegetables and just about everything else. But it’s being called the most common addiction in our society today. What is it? Sugar. By USDA’s Economic Research Service estimate, Americans consume an average of 32 teaspoons of added sugars per day. The findings have proven that we don’t […]