Navigation Links
Social Network Helps Dieters Lose Weight Socially and Earn Money
Date:1/15/2014

Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014

Two groundbreaking studies released this year show that financial incentives, especially through group competition, boost weight loss. Drawing on these findings and the influence of social media, Competitive Wellness Challenges has introduced Meltdown Challenge in order to help people lose weight socially, while earning money. In an effort to encourage healthy living more broadly, challenges are also available to help users quit smoking, manage stress and lower cholesterol.

Through this innovative social media platform, competitors pool money and set a goal that they must meet in order to share in the winnings. For weight loss challenges, the goal will range between losing two and six percent of body fat. Participants weigh-in privately at the very beginning and end of a challenge, using a secure and verified online system. During the challenge, participants log on daily to post their triumphs and letdowns. They can browse a recipe library, hear inspiring health mantras and fitness tips from challenge leaders, and encourage competition by showing off their progress. Through engagement and the promise of splitting the winner’s pool, participants stay motivated, lose weight, earn money and have fun.

Backed by Science: According to a study by the Mayo Clinic, dieters lose nearly four times as much weight when there’s money on the line. In a University of Michigan study comparing dieters who pooled money and split the prize to dieters with individual financial incentives, those in the group competition lost nearly three times more weight.

How it works: Anyone can initiate or join a challenge via http://www.MeltdownChallenge.com. Challenges range from four to 12 weeks in length and require at least three participants. They can be by invitation-only or open to all.

About Competitive Wellness Challenges
Competitive Wellness Challenges introduce and unite like-minded individuals with similar goals to achieve greater success. People lose three times more weight as part of a group than on their own, and if they compete as a group against another group they are five times more successful. Add to that the promise of a winner's only payout, and your odds for success just jumped through the roof! Meltdown Challenge was created to bring social media to the never-ending weight loss arena. It's a new way to melt extra pounds, cholesterol and stress (and yes, we even have competitive challenges to quit smoking).

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/01/prweb11490205.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Allsup Explains Why Social Security Disability Claims Can Be Denied Following Recent Report
2. New Book "This Life's Tempestuous Sea" Shares How Fixing Social Problems Can Improve Health
3. Social media helps users embrace differences and provide support to one another, MU study finds
4. Phobia Release Program Review
5. How This Program Helps People Get Rid of Their Social Anxiety Disorders Easily – Vinamy
6. Rf Safe Launches Social Deal Savings On Smart Phone Radiation Safety Accessories
7. Social Security Field Offices To End Some Services, Allsup Reports
8. Business Intelligence (Mobile, Social, Cloud, Traditional) Market Worth $20.81 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets
9. Donation by Best Drug Rehabilitation’s CEO Per Wickstrom to Help Detroit’s Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) Make the Holidays Brighter for Children
10. Social Intelligence Leader, Binary Fountain, Appoints Ramu Potarazu as CEO
11. Corporate Messaging Tool DeskAlerts Discovers Modern Companies Can’t Live Without Corporate Social Media
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind ... able to be personalized through a fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the ... solutions currently only offer a one size fits all type program , They ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible lice infestation, as ... of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human host, and to ... one in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. , As lice ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Dr. Calvin ... injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating his ... of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that orthopaedic ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a complex set of ... or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain and suffering, Serenity ... event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, from depression, guilt, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 Florida attorneys ... peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers practicing ... members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders Mark D. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ ) announced ... Act of 1976, as amended ("HSR"), with respect to ... CPXX ) expired effective June 24, 2016, ... previously announced on May 31, 2016, Jazz Pharmaceuticals and ... Jazz Pharmaceuticals has commenced a tender offer for all ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... FRANCISCO, Calif. , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for ... unmet needs, today announced the closing of its ... of common stock, at the public offering price ... in the offering were offered by GBT. GBT ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 Dehaier Medical ... the "Company"), which develops, markets and sells medical devices ... , signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Hongyuan ... "Hongyuan Supply Chain") on June 20, 2016, to develop ... the strategic cooperation agreement, Dehaier will leverage Hongyuan Supply ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: