The Biggest Loser challenge in Mason | Community Spirit
MASON, OH (FOX19) - The Mason Community wants tyo put residents up to the challenge of losing weight at the start of the new year. The 2013 Empowered to Lose BIG challenge is set to begin on January 5.
Members and non-members can participate in weekly weigh-ins, receive weekly e-newsletters with tips and advice, and get healthy eating advice from a nutritionist. It’s only $10 to participate. If you register by December 22, you’ll get a free Empowered to Lose BIG T-shirt to help remind you of your goals.
To help you stay on track, free clinics will be offered on alternate Wednesdays in both morning and evening formats. The first of these 45-minute sessions is “Making Successful Changes” on January 16. “Preventing Type 2 Diabetes” will be on January 30. Stop by at 11:30 a.m. for lunch-hour learning or at 5:15 for the evening session.
Take the next step toward your goal by joining the optional 10-week Empowered to Lose BIG fitness classes. One of our certified instructors will take you through a 45-minute, full body workout twice a week. Each session will include an additional 15 minutes for a wellness activity that will assist you in your weight loss goals. The classes are geared towards people of all fitness levels and meet at 10 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from January 8 through March 14. The cost for the 10-week series is $120 for Premier members, $142 for Basic members, $167 for Mason residents, and $192 for non-residents.
To register for the challenge or the fitness classes, visit www.imaginemason.org if you already have an account, or call 513-229-8555. The activity number is 186100.
In addition to the above, drop-in group exercise classes are also available to you every day. With dozens of classes available each week, you are sure to find a format that matches your interests. Classes are free to Premier members, $2 for Basic members, and included in day passes for non-members. Not a member of the center? Save by purchasing a membership. Adult, family, senior, and 2-person memberships are available so you can choose the option that is right for you.
Prizes will be awarded for the top male and female finishers in three separate categories in the Empowered to Lose BIG Challenge: most pounds lost, most percent body fat lost, and most “pound reward points,” which you can earn through participation in clinics and classes.