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Excitement has been building on MC’s campus, in anticipation for a weight loss program contest. Here it is, the Choctaw Meltdown. 30 participants will compete this spring for prizes but the real reward is improved overall health for now and the future. The 2013 Choctaw Meltdown is an 8 week program in which participants will undergo rigorous nutrition and exercise changes with a goal of weight loss and improved overall health!
Short Biographies may be mailed in to “Choctaw Meltdown P.O. Box 4051 Clinton, MS 39058” and must be turned in NO LATER than Dec. 7, 2012 to be eligible. You must include a photo of yourself and a signed letter from your physician stating that you may take part in the 2013 Choctaw Meltdown. The Wellness Committee and a panel of health and fitness experts will review all biographies during the Christmas break. Since the program is about improved health as well as weight loss, participants will need to consent to take to blood test over the 8 week program. One at the beginning and one at the end, to attest for the change in their Health. There will also be a test done called a Microfit. The Microfit will assess things such as BMI, Body Fat %, weight, height, cardio respiratory fitness, bicep strength, and back flexibility, along with other things. Participants who take prescription or over-the-counter weight loss supplements will be subject to disqualification.
Contest participants will be notified by Jan. 7, 2013 that they have been selected. A welcome meeting and the orientation will be held on Jan. 14 2013 at 5:00 PM at the Baptist Healthplex in the large meeting room. On this night you will get to meet the other participants and some other special guests. You will be required to give a refundable amount of $100.00 on this night as well and also set up an appointment with the fitness experts to get the first blood test and Microfit test done. These tests will be administered on Jan. 15-16th 2013. There will be eight weekly weigh-ins beginning at 6 AM at the Baptist Healthplex and 5:30 PM in Alumni Hall Gym on Jan. 21, 2013. Bootcamp sessions will be begin on Jan. 21 at 6 AM and 5:30 PM. There will be 4 Bootcamps a week, 32 in total. The fourth day of every week the Bootcamp will be split with 30 minutes of Bootcamp and 30 minutes of Nutrition. Participants will be given off the week of Spring Break, March 11-15. The Final weigh-in will be Friday, March 29, 2013, where there will be three winners, (1) Largest % of body fat lost, (2) Most Cholesterol points lost, and (3) Most weight-loss.
In your biography please state which Department/Office you will represent, as well as your contact information. You may attach additional pages to the form in order to sufficiently answer the questions.
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