Weight Loss Competition

Weight Loss Competition

The competition get lean for green starts today for people in the Mohawk Valley. The Winning team of five takes home five thousand dollars.

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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