Florence's BIGGEST LOSER is a 10 week competition (January 24th to April 6th) sponsored by the United Way of Florence's County Burn and Learn Initiative that provides fitness training, nutrition, accountability, and other fun activities to individuals that want to lose weight and/or make healthy lifestyle changes.
REGISTERFAQsOFFICIAL RULESTRAINER TIMES
> $160 Registration Fee (just $16/week!)
> Your commitment of time and energy for 10 weeks
> Free membership to McLeod Health & Fitness Center for the duration of your participation in the contest! (Max. 10 weeks)
> Fitness training sessions with McLeod Health & Fitness Center certified personal trainers!
> Nutrition counseling from Kitty Finklea,
registered dietitian and nutritionist!
> The chance to win over $1,000 in cash and prizes!
> The creation of a healthier and happier YOU while having tons of fun!
BIGGEST LOSER - WEIGHT LOSS
The contestant who has the greatest percentage of weight loss at the end of the 10 week competition will be crowned the 2017 Florence's Biggest Loser in Weight-Loss and will be awarded $500.00 courtesy of Health Facilities Credit Union.
Registration for Florence's BIGGEST LOSER starts on December 1st and ends on January 16th or when all 80 contestant spots are filled. The competition will officially start the week of January 22nd with a Kick-Off event on January 24th and the official weigh-ins and measurements on January 25th-26th. Group training with your assigned BL trainer will be every week at the same time each week. The measurements to determine the Inches Loss winner will take place on February 28th and April 4th and the final weigh-in will take place on April 6th. Winners of BIGGEST LOSER will be announced during a finale event on April 6th.
For the 10 weeks of the competition, contestants will be required to weigh in at the United Way of Florence County office
every Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Contestants can choose to weigh in on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. instead for a $10 fee. After Week 4, if a contestant has two weight gains, they will be disqualified from the competition. Contestants can purchase a "Save-A-Weigh" to be able to skip a weigh-in for $25. Each contestant will be able to purchase three "Save-A-Weighs".
If a contestant misses a weigh-in, they will be disqualified from the competition.
Events & Activities:
Throughout the competition, contestants will be able to attend nutrition classes, mentoring events, physical challenges, and other events to help promote a healthy lifestyle. Several of these events will be mandatory for all contestants, while others will be optional. Contestants are only allowed three absences from the four mandatory events and nine of their group trainings.
Contestants do have the option of attending the three optional events to earn up to three additional absences for a
total of six.
Are you ready to be a LOSER?