Online Weight Loss Competition = Lose 122 lbs.

14 friends registered on WeightLossWars.com to try to lose weight. The 3 month competition paid off with the participants shedding a collective 122 lbs.

Orem, UT, February 24, 2006 --(PR.com)-- The competition was literally a war, with participants having to fight off poor eating habits, laziness and discouragement. Amidst all these difficulties, the motivation provided through the competition helped the group exercise over 150 miles, lost over 122 lbs. with the winner losing 10% of their body weight. 

The competition began with Kim sending out invitations through WeightLossWars.com to her family and friends to join her competition “Winter Waste Wager.” All the participants put 50 dollars into the pot as a prize for the winner. This wager helped the participants maintain motivation and keep their competitive spirits alive when the going got rough.

To help the group reach their goals, WeightLossWars.com provided an online forum in which they were able to chart, measure and evaluate their respective goals against each other daily. Perhaps the most entertaining aspect was a message board provided for the competition that was a medium of encouragement, motivation and the occasional taunt.

“It is so awesome seeing everyone losing weight,” exclaimed Kim about the success and incredible weight loss through the competition. “I felt so inspired to get out there and eat healthy and exercise” said Carla another participant in the competition.

WeightLossWars.com hosts many similar competitions which allow family and friends to compete against each other to achieve their health goals. Each competition is custom designed to help all types of people lose weight. The principals of competition, motivation and accountability help participants reach goals that were previously impossible.

Blair Wilson