10 Products That Will Help Your Family Lose Weight

Gear up with these tools to help your family slim down

Do you want to help your family lose weight? Then it's time to get equipped for better health. These kitchen tools, workout gadgets and lifestyle products will help your family lose weight faster while they get active, eat a better diet and have fun together.

Bike Gear for the Whole Family

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Biking is one of the best ways to get outdoors and bond as a family. Stay safe with essential safety equipment and apparel to make your ride more comfortable.

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Yonanas Frozen Treat Maker


If your family loves ice cream and other frozen treats, then this is the kitchen tool for you. Your crew will have fun making special desserts out of fresh fruit.  Kids love that it looks like soft-serve ice cream and it tastes delicious, too.

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Colorful Water Bottles

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If you want to see big results in less time, change what the family is drinking.  You'll be shocked at the amount of money you save and the pounds you can lose if you dump the high-calorie, high sugar drinks.  Instead, inspire the kids to drink water with cute, colorful refillable  bottles like these from Eco Vessel. 

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Goji Play Game System

Blue Goji

I'm a huge fan of this workout gadget. With the interactive Goji Play system you play video games on your workout machine.  One system will make the whole family happy.  Free games include bike racing competitions, snowboarding races and even trivia games for mom and dad. 

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Portion Control Plates


Do you and your kids eat the right portions at snack time and at meals? It's really easy to make portion size mistakes and when parents make those mistakes it can have a big impact on the eating habits of the kids. But with these cool portion control plates, healthy eating is a little bit easier.
Note: On a budget?  Make your own portion control plates using the My Plate icon (pictured) or place a laminated copy of it on the dinner table at meal time.

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A Family Dog


I wouldn't necessarily suggest that you get a dog just to lose weight. But if you have a dog put him to good use with a fun dog-friendly workout.  And if you've considered buying or adopting a pet, then this might be a good time to make the commitment.

Simple Home Gym Equipment

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If a family gym membership is too expensive, then exercise at home as a family.  Do this simple workout with small weights and basic equipment.  Or try one of these great workout DVDs for more variety.

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George Foreman Grill

George Foreman Grill

This is one of my favorite kitchen tools and it's great for the whole family.  A George Foreman Grill makes it easy to make healthy turkey burgers and other lean protein options.  Clean up is simple and there are several models to choose from.

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Fun Video Games

Just Dance 2014
Just Dance 2014

If you or your kids like to dance, then consider Just Dance 2014. Burn mega calories in your living room while you dance and compete with family members for points. Choose your own music to make the game more fun for everyone. 

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