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An Incredible Weight Loss Camp Success Story Shares Her Perspective on Obesity Epidemic
Date:6/13/2013

k(this.href)">weight loss camps,“Diets are so prone to failure because it’s an extreme, temporary change that doesn’t deal with the emotional and psychological side of changing your habits and lifestyle as a whole.”

BalanceMe weight loss camps in California and Massachusetts use their ME Plan to motivate and educate campers on getting healthy. With a comprehensive weight loss camp approach, BalanceME’s ME Plan uses nutrition and culinary education, skill development in sports and activities, plus lifestyle counseling with a focus around self-esteem and motivation. BalanceME’s patented Health Score helps campers find success on more than just the scale by measuring strength, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness, resting pulse rate, blood pressure, and more.

Not only did Elisabeth lose 40 pounds last summer at BalanceME weight loss camp, she also improved her BalanceME Health Score 122%. Her changes included nearly seven inches off her waist, a 40% improvement in cholesterol, nearly 3 minutes off of her timed mile, and significant improvements in self-esteem, strength, and flexibility.

“I was initially embarrassed about the idea of going to a weight loss camp,” said Elisabeth,”but then I read about the BalanceMe program with cooking and sports, and it looked like fun. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done…and the most rewarding.” When things were hard Elisabeth credits remembering why she went to camp in the first place and the inspiring staff as her motivators.

To Elisabeth “strawberries now taste like ice cream!” This past year at school she continued her fitness routine and credits BalanceME for helping her find exercise she actually enjoys. And now, when her peers want to head to Wendy’s, Elisabeth has a plan and
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