Dieting For Dollars
North American Precis Syndicate
Thanks to "weight loss wagering" with HealthyWage, many people find looking slimmer can mean a fatter wallet. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—A recent study in the journal Social Science & Medicine
shows money is an effective motivator to “increase both the magnitude
and duration of weight loss.” Another study published by The Journal of
the American Medical Association called the double-incentivization
model highly effective; that is, you’re more likely to succeed if you
stand to lose something if you fail and to win something significant if you
With that in mind, many individuals, social groups, businesses, schools,
municipalities, hospitals and others have turned to the world’s leading
purveyor of cash reward−driven corporate and
team-based weight loss challenges.
How It Works
The company, HealthyWage—known for
pioneering innovative, outside-the-box, contest-driven weight loss programs—provides
cash incentives along with social and expert-based support, tools and
resources, and goal-setting and tracking technologies to foster participant
Participants make a wager up front, ranging from $20 to $500 a month, and
commit to a specific amount of weight loss in a specific time. Those who
achieve their goals get a cash prize—often triple their investment.
More than 200,000 participants have collectively lost over 10 million pounds
and earned over $5 million in cash prizes for their pound-shedding success.
For further information, go to www.healthywage.com.
On the Net:North American Precis Syndicate, Inc.(NAPSI)