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      Galveston Island’s Biggest Loser Challenge in Galveston

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      January 12, 2013

      Saturday  12:00 AM (on various days)

      Galveston, Texas, United States
      Galveston, Texas

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      Galveston Island’s Biggest Loser Challenge

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      Galveston, TX


      Galveston Island’s Biggest Loser Challenge is a 4 month weight-loss challenge starting January 12 to April 13, 2013. All persons who live and/or work on Galveston Island are eligible to participate in the Challenge. Participation is free. Participants will be encouraged to improve their health by setting reasonable goals, such as eating more fruits and vegetables, and getting 30 minutes of moderate level activity at least 5 days a week. Free events for the entire Galveston community, such as education and fitness classes will be offered during the challenge to encourage active living and healthy eating.This challenge is focused on healthy weight loss (lose 1-2 pounds per week) and is not about excessive weight loss, fad diets or extreme measures. Research shows that the healthiest way to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight is to keep loss to at most 1-2 pounds a week. The safest, most effective way to do this is to exercise 30 minutes a day, most days of the week; increase the amount of fruits and vegetables; and reduce the portions of the other foods you eat.Galveston Island’s Biggest Loser Challenge is intended to build community and social support in a positive spirit and to raise awareness about the importance of healthy eating and active living throughout the city in a united fashion to enrich the Galveston community.

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      This event repeats on various days:

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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