Weight Loss Challenge At Work
How to host a weight loss competition at work january 30, 2013 by jennifer swafford 264 comments as many of you know, i have hosted several weight loss competitions at my work.. So based on this information, the most effective length for any weight loss challenge is usually 90 days. this allows you to attack your weight loss goals in a healthy and effective way. letting your body adjust to your weight loss in a more natural way that will benefit you in the long run.. Looking to lose weight through a fun group activity? how about hosting a weight loss competition at work, or with your friends/family (like the biggest loser challenge)?.
The idea of a challenge may be influenced by weight-loss reality shows, but a group environment makes weight loss more attainable and desirable to average participants. a study published in a 2012 issue of obesity found that when people are supported and inspired, such as by co-workers, they have a better chance of losing weight. of the more than 3,000 people examined in the study, those with group support had a 6 to 20 percent better chance of achieving a 5 percent weight loss.. Set the dates for the challenge. two to six months is an adequate amount of time for participants to lose noticeable amounts of weight. mayoclinic.com recommends that a safe rate of weight loss is about 1 to 2 pounds per week.. This should be a good list to get you started with ideas for the weight loss competition event challenges. get your groups together to come up with some more ideas or check out our fitness games for more weight loss challenge ideas. check out our weight loss competition shopping page.