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What is Florence’s BIGGEST LOSER?

Florence’s BIGGEST LOSER is a 10 week competition (January 12th to 24th) sponsored by the United Way of Florence County’s 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. Official contest rules and more information can be found on www.burnandlearnflorence.com.

FOR JUST:

> $150 Registration fee (just $15/week!)

> Your commitment of time and energy for 10 weeks  

 
YOU GET:

> 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 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!

PRIZES:

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 2016 Florence’s BIGGEST LOSER in Weight-Loss and will be awarded $500.00 courtesy of Health Facilities Credit Union.

BIGGEST LOSER – Inches Lost
The contestant who has the greatest percentage of inches lost at the end of the 10 week competition will be crowned the 2016 Florence’s BIGGEST LOSER in Inches-Lost and will be awarded $500.00 courtesy of Health Facilities Credit Union.

True Grits Award
The contestant who shows the most grit and perseverance throughout the 10 week competition will receive the True Grits Award and will win a shopping spree courtesy of Belk.

Main Ingredient Award
The contestant who collects the most Low-Fat Brownie Points throughout the 10 week competition will receive the Main Ingredient Award and will win a fitness prize package.  

                                                               Contest Overview
Registration for Florence’s BIGGEST LOSER starts on December 1st and ends on either January 5th or when all of the 80 contestant spots are filled. The competition will officially start the week of January 11th with a Kick-Off event on January 12th and the official weigh-ins and measurements on January 13th-14th. Group training with your assigned BL trainer will start the week of January 17th. The final measurements will take place on March 22nd-23rd and the final weigh-in will take place on March 24th. Winners of BIGGEST LOSER will be announced during a finale event on March 24th.

                                                                    Weigh-Ins
For the 10 weeks of 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 Tuesday 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 $35. 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 allowed three absences from the mandatory events.

 

Are you ready to be a LOSER?

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