of Burnham-On-Sea weight loss challenge is announced
group of Burnham-On-Sea slimmers have lost 74lbs by taking part
in a weight loss challenge.
The 12-week Burnham Better Body Challenge was run with nutritional
company called Herbalife to encourage local people to lead a healthier
"They have all done amazingly well and we have had a fantastic
12 weeks coaching them," said coach Chelle Gibbs.
"My congratulations go to the winner, Debbie Clarke, who
lost 7% of her body weight, winning £150."
Debbie said: "I feel much healthier and have a lot more
energy since taking part in the course, I have learnt about good
nutrition which has enabled me to eat a variety of healthier foods,
and I intend to continue with healthier eating and exercise."
A new challenge, along with a running club, will start in the
New Year, said Chelle. "We start the class with a 30 minute
walk followed by a talk about nutrition. Each week we have a different
topic such as protein, fats, exercise, healthy heart and dining
"We encourage members to make healthier choices, understand
the effects food has on your body and lead a more active lifestyle.
We not only measure your weight but we monitor your bone mass,
visceral fat, muscle mass, body fat, hydration levels, your metabolic
rate and your metabolic age. We aim to improve your long term
health, help you lose weight and feel amazing."
The course costs £39 and the money creates a cash prize
for the biggest loser of body fat. There are also weekly prizes,
and half-price classes at Dancefit for the duration of the course.
Brean Splash also support the group with free swimming as weekly
prizes. To register your interest, call 07833 469357.