Weight Loss Competition

By Kody Fisher

Published 04/01 2014 11:35PM

Updated 04/01 2014 11:37PM

The competition is a twelve week competition to see which group of five can lose the most weight, the grand prize being five thousand dollars.

A team doesn’t have to lose the most weight to win money.

If a team loses an average of six percent of their body weight they get a portion of a twenty thousand dollar pool.

"Doing it on my own doesn’t work, unfortunately. The monetary value is a great extra incentive, but I think the motivation from my co- workers is even more, because we're watching what each other does," said competitor Marlene Anderson.

The main goal of the competition is to motivate people to start being healthier.

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