Get ready to ‘Scale Back’ in 2009

first_img Book Nook to reopen Skip Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Get ready to ‘Scale Back’ in 2009 Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… The weigh-in for local teams will be from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Jan. 12, from 9 a.m. until noon on Jan. 13 and 14 and from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Jan. 15. There will be no weigh-ins on Friday.All weigh-ins will be at the Charles Henderson Health Center.“We encourage everyone who needs or wants to lose at least 10 pounds over the next few weeks to form a team, choose a team name, designate a team captain and come weigh in,” Hill said. “Last year’s Scale Back Alabama program was very successful here in Troy and Pike County.We had more than 380 participants who lost a total of 2,000 pounds. You Might Like Not too late for flu vaccine The best way to prevent getting the flu is to receive a flu vaccination. And, the good news for those… read more Print Article Email the author The 2009 Scale Back Alabama program will be directed locally by Steps to a Healthier AL and the Charles Henderson Child Health Care Center.“Scale Back Alabama” is a 10-week weight loss program with a team concept, said Christi Hill, Pike County Steps to a Healthier AL project director.“Most people do better with their weight-loss programs if they are accountable to someone,” Hill said. “Participants in the Scale Back Alabama weight loss program are on teams of four. Each team has a captain who is the motivator and cheerleader for the team. The captain receives emails with valuable weight-loss information and passes them on to his or her teammates. Each teammate supports the other, making it easier to eat healthier, exercise more and lose those pounds.” Latest Stories The greatest “resolve” of the New Year will be to lose weight.The resolution most often broken is … to lose weight.To help those whose resolution is to lose weight, the Scale Back Alabama “challenge” offers the opportunity to win big bucks to the big losers. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Jaine Treadwell Published 3:17 pm Thursday, January 1, 2009 Sponsored Content Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Statewide the program was also very successful and we expect it to be just as successful this year.”Losing 10 pounds is not the program’s only incentive. There’s also money to be won.“For every team member who completes the contest and loses at least 10 pounds, his or her name will be placed in a drawing for one of 50 state prizes of $100 each,” Hill said.“For every team member who completes the 10-week period, with each team member losing at least 10 pounds, the team’s name will be placed in a drawing for one of three grand prizes.”The first team drawn will win $250 per team member. The second team drawn will win $500 each and the third team drawn will win $1,000 each.“The chance for the prize money alone is worth the effort of losing 10 pounds,” Hill said.“We would love to have even more participants than last year. Scale Back Alabama is a good incentive to lose those extra pounds. It’s fun to be a part of a team and it’s smart to begin a healthier lifestyle in the New Year.” By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Daylast_img read more