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Madi Johnson

We are thrilled to share the following testimonial from Jacqueline, a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant. WAY TO GO, JAQUELINE! ________________ “Hooray! I did it! I did it! I lost 20 pounds! I can’t believe it! Drinking water, walking and being mindful of what I’m putting into my body and…..Wow! I can… Continue reading »

Sheila Bannister is the Health and Wellness Director for ONI Risk Partners in Indianapolis, Indiana. Even as newcomers to the Holiday Challenge, Sheila developed creative strategies to involve her employees and clients. She shares her experience and strategies below. Way to go, Sheila and ONI Risk Partners! Employer Testimonial: Implementing the Holiday Challenge As the… Continue reading »

We are excited to share today’s testimonial from a fun and creative virtual race group: Team Mighty Oaks. Team Mighty Oaks participated in the 2017 Holiday Challenge and the 2017 Virtual Race Through Paris. They share their incredible experience below. Congratulations, Team Mighty Oaks!   Virtual Marathon through Paris encouraged fitness, friendship, and fun for state… Continue reading »

NEW DATE: March 16th at 12:00pm ET Not All Carbs Are Created Equal Presented by Dr. Carolyn Dunn, Professor and Nutrition Specialist at NC State University The category of “carbs” tends to be demonized and misunderstood. However, not all carbs are created equal. Join us for a free webinar to learn more. NEW DATE: March… Continue reading »

A lot can happen in 15 weeks. Your whole life can change. Start the new year with a new focus on YOU. One hour a week. Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is a 15-week online weight management program that works because it is NOT a diet- it’s a lifestyle! All weekly classes are conducted online… Continue reading »

We are excited to introduce our guest blogger, Doranna Anderson. Doranna is the Comprehensive Cancer and Control Program Consultant for the Cancer Prevention and Control Branch at the NC Division of Public Health.  Cancer and Obesity: How to Reduce Your Risk Recently I read a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) fact sheet… Continue reading »

We introduce our guest blogger and Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less instructor, Jen. Jen shares the best ways to keep your resolutions and reach your goals. Make 2018 the best yet! Are you a list maker? For those of us that are, the resolution-making tradition of the new year can feed our drive to… Continue reading »

Below is a testimonial from Holiday Challenge participant, Laura. Way to go, Laura!   “As of September, I have lost 65 lbs. I’m still not quite where I want to be, but I don’t plan on gaining any weight over the holidays. Thanks to the Holiday Challenge I should be able to keep the weight… Continue reading »

Soups are my favorite go-to during the winter season. I love almost any and all soup flavors, but I try to stick to broth-based instead of cream-based to make sure it fits within my calorie budget. I also love the simplicity of soups, many of them are easy to throw together (especially in the crock… Continue reading »

We are excited to share the following testimonial from David, a 2017 Holiday Challenge participant. Way to go David! “Above is a photo of my younger brother Mike and I after participating in the inaugural Turkey Day 5k through Next Generation Performance fitness center in Benson, NC.  My brother Mike was visiting from Ohio for… Continue reading »