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Heart of New Ulm Project to launch new community weight loss challenge for individual and community "wins"

New Ulm residents will soon see kiosks like this at Hy-Vee.

New Ulm residents will soon see kiosks like this at Hy-Vee, New Ulm Recreational Center and New Ulm Medical Center as part of the LOSE IT to WIN IT; Weigh in New Ulm community health challenge. Participants are enrolled for 12 months with a goal of losing 10 pounds per person over the course of the challenge.

For more information and for one-on-one help registering for the challenge, visit
Heart of New Ulm Project.

The deadline to register for the LOSE IT to WIN IT community health challenge has been extended to November 18.

Holiday Trimmings is back -- and it's the first team challenge of LOSE IT to WIN IT!

We're pleased to announce that this year, we're offering our Holiday Trimmings as a fun team challenge within our larger LOSE IT to WIN IT community health challenge.

You will be able to form your own teams of four to 10 members and can include co-workers, friends, family members, neighbors ... anyone you want!

Teams will compete for the highest percentage of members who maintain their weight or lose weight, as well as the highest total health points earned per team. Winning teams earn bragging rights as well as embroidered LOSE IT to WIN IT fleece jackets!

The Holiday Trimmings team challenge will ONLY be available to people who are participating in LOSE IT to WIN IT, so we hope you'll register in order to participate this year. The Holiday Trimmings team challenge will run from Nov. 18, 2013, through Jan. 10, 2014.

To participate, just follow these quick and easy steps:

  1. Register online for LOSE IT to WIN IT if you haven't already done so. Register by November 18. Once you've registered for LOSE IT to WIN IT, you'll register separately for the Holiday Trimmings challenge.
  2. Complete your registration by weighing in at a challenge kiosk at New Ulm Medical Center, Hy-Vee or New Ulm Recreation Center. Watch this video to see how easy it is.
  3. Create your team and register for Holiday Trimmings by logging in to your LOSE IT to WIN IT account.
  4. Have all team members weigh in two times during the Holiday Trimmings team challenge to help bring your team to victory!

Source: New Ulm Medical Center - Health Edition
Reviewed by: Cindy Winters, community programs and public policy specialist at Heart of New Ulm Project.
First Published: 05/01/2013
Last Reviewed: 05/01/2013