People Who Give a Fit: Personal Success Stories from the Mayor’s Fitness Challenge
nAmerica faces unprecedented health care costs associated with preventable diseases such as obesity and inactive lifestyles. Many of these costs and problems can be solved if we take personal responsibility of our health. The Mayor’s Fitness Challenge is a program that encourages everyday citizens to take personal responsibility for their health. It is a 10 week, fun filled self-improvement competition to improve health and lose unwanted fat… The Mayor’s Fitness Challenge has been tested since 2011, and year after year has achieved amazing results. Weight loss averages 15 pounds per person over the 10 week challenge, health assessments such as blood pressure and blood work all have shown improvement. Don’t take my word for it, the personal success stories of MFC participants are the cornerstone and inspiration for this book.