Great in 8 Weeks Basics - Team Motivation for a Healthier You!
Team efforts are needed for optimal success! Individuals Welcome!
“Great in 8 Weeks” is a program designed to help you achieve health and happiness. It is a simple plan of healthy eating and healthy living, resulting in possible weight loss and probable gain of healthy habits. Ask someone who has participated in the past – they will tell you it works if you diligently follow the program!!
The program will run for eight weeks. The cost to participate is $25. ($5 goes to administrator fees, and the other $20 will go toward prizes.) If you have been looking for direction in health and if you think you have what it takes to be a member of a competitive team, please consider signing up for this program! Whether you have a few pounds (or more) to lose, or if you wish to build stamina and strength and develop a healthier life, it will be fun for all.
Sign up as teams of four (4) and each team will select a team captain. YOUR TEAM is your best support system! Each team will be encouraged to come up with a team name. Individuals may also sign up, but they will only be able to earn the individual prizes.
Each day you will keep track of your points earned and record them on your tracking sheet.
Points you can earn are:
Ø 10 points – eating 10 foods from the positive food list which includes fruits, vegetables, whole wheat, low fat dairy, and proteins.
Ø 10 points – eating 5 fruits and vegetables as part of your 10 positive foods.
Ø 10 points for drinking the specified ounces of water.
Ø 20 points for exercising at least 31 minutes a day.
Ø 5 points for not eating after 8:00 PM.
Ø 5 points for completing a daily calendar task of your choosing. (see attached list)
Ø 5 points for spending a few minutes in meditation/prayer each day.
Ø 5 points for spending a few minutes in uplifting reading/scriptures each day.
At the end of the 8 weeks – the top 2 teams and the top individuals with the most points will earn a share of the money collected from participants. A bonus prize will also be awarded to the person with the highest percentage inches lost. You may only earn 1 prize so at least 12 individuals will receive a share of the winnings.
If you are willing to give your best effort, this program is for you! You will develop habits for better nutrition, better health, and a better relationship with God. Success is just around the corner, so read on for more details.
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