November 24, 2014 - January 18, 2015
The average American gains 1-5 pounds over the holiday season and usually keeps it.
Over time, it can add up! Don't wait for New Year's Resolutions.
Give yourself the gift of maintaining your pre-holiday weight throughout the holiday season.
Join your UC Irvine colleagues to take the 8-week Maintain Don't Gain Challenge. Sign Up to receive motivation, resources and earn lots of prizes. Download the 2014 Challenge Flyer >
1. Sign up
Sign up by Friday, Nov. 21 to be eligible for prizes.
2. Weigh In
Attend a weigh-in event or weigh yourself at home and record your Week 1 weight on the Tracking Form.
3. Read your weekly Challenge emails for tips, resources and motivation
Week 1 (11/24 - 11/30): Add "Healthy" To Every Holiday Helping
Week 2 (12/1 - 12/7)
Week 3 (12/8 - 12/14)
Week 4 (12/15 - 12/21)
Week 5 (12/22 - 12/28)
Week 6 (12/29 - 1/4)
Week 7 (1/5 - 1/11)
Week 8 (1/12 - 1/18)
5. Track your weight weekly using the Tracking Form
Only Week 1 and Week 8 weights required. Weekly tracking is suggested but optional. Please Note: This record is for your eyes only and will not be tracked by anyone but yourself.
6. Weigh Out
Attend a weigh-out event or weigh yourself at home and record your Week 8 weight on the Tracking Form
by January 18.
6. Report Your Results
Report Your Results Online 1/9/15 - 1/23/15. Only the weight difference from week 1 to week 8 will be reported. No actual weights required.
All participants who sign up for the Challenge by Nov. 21 will be entered into a kick off raffle.
Participants attending an official weigh-in event will receive a "Challenge" starter kit.
All participants who complete the 8-week challenge by reporting their results, will receive a prize pack, regardless of weight change.
Those participants who successfully complete the challenge by maintaining (within 3 lbs) or losing weight will be entered into a grand prize raffle.
Blender Foldable Bike
ARC cooking classes
Healthy cooking tools
Maintain Don't Gain Workshops
Watch recorded workshops from the 2013-14 Maintain Don't Gain Workshop Series.
Campus: Dyan Hall, dyhall@uci
Medical Center: Cynthia Anderson, email@example.com