Maintain Dont Gain Challenge










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 >



2014 Maintain Don't Gain Challenge

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): Build Up Your Health
Week 3 (12/8 - 12/14): Simple Ways to Sneak in Fitness
Week 4 (12/15 - 12/21): Stay on Track - Wherever Your Travels Take You
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.



PRIZES

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.

Prizes Include:
Recipe Books
Cutting Boards
Salad Shakers
Picnic Coolers
Blender Foldable Bike
ARC massages
ARC cooking classes
Ipod shuffle
Healthy cooking tools
And more…

Maintain Don't Gain Workshops

Watch recorded workshops from the 2013-14 Maintain Don't Gain Workshop Series.


Questions

Campus: Dyan Hall, dyhall@uci
Medical Center: Cynthia Anderson, cynthiaa@uci.edu