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Fitness Challenge Guidelines

Weight loss should be the result of healthier eating and exercise habits. Participants are on the honor system and should participate in a healthy and fair manner.


  1. Diet pills (prescription appetite suppressants, metabolism enhancers, etc.)
  2. Water pills (diuretics)unless prescribed for a medical condition such as high blood pressure
  3. Laxatives and colonics

Criteria for “Winning”


Fitness challenge: “Winners” are determined by percentage of total weight loss. This is a fairer comparison than total pounds lost since heavier persons can safely lose weight more rapidly. A healthy rate of loss is 1% of beginning weight per week. So, a person weighing 280 pounds can lose 2-3 pounds per week while a person weighing 180 pounds would be expected to lose no more than 1-2 pounds per week.


Example calculation:

1. beginning weight – ending weight = pounds lost

2. (pounds lost ÷ beginning weight) X 100 = percent weight lost


Prizes will be announced soon!


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