EAT WELL, BE FIT CHALLENGE GUIDELINES
September 9 - December 4, 2018


$15- Nutrition education information along with a basic eating plan with general meal and snack ideas. There will also
be 4 support groups with the dietitian. (2 in Niles, 2 in BHSJ - please feel free to attend all 4). Participants will learn
about various topics on science based nutrition information, ask nutrition questions to a nutrition professional, and
learn from one another how to make this challenge successful.

$50- A 30 minute one-on-one nutrition consultation with a registered dietitian along with a customized meal plan that
will meet the unique needs of the participant. The monthly support groups will be included at this price point as well.

Non-Member pricing - $160 (NB) or $177 (BHSJ) - includes individual 30-minute consultation, customized meal plan, monthly support
groups, PLUS full usage of the YMCA for the duration of the challenge.

3 categories to win:
• Most inches lost (Hips & Waist) – Prize TBA
• Most weight loss % – Prize TBA
• Random Drawing - Bonus Fitness Classes Challenges Completed – Prize TBA

Participants MUST exercise a minimum of 150 minutes each week to qualify for any prizes. Those that do not meet
the minimum requirement can continue with the challenge but will not be qualified for prizes. No limitation on where
exercise has to be done.
• 1 winner per category per branch
• 13 & older may participate
• No money back once you sign up

Weigh In (Both Facilities)
• Friday 9/7: 9:00 – 10:30 am
• Monday 9/10: 9:00 – 10:30 am & 5:30-7:00 pm

Additional Information
• Fitness Tracking sheets will be kept in folders and will be collected no later than the morning of Tuesday, September
11, 2018. Not handing in sheets on time will forfeit you from winning a prize.
• Participants track weekly physical activity. Folders will be provided.
• Participants must turn in the activity tracker each week to be qualified for prizes.

Join our Fitness Challenge Facebook Group for additional healthy living tips and motivation!
Search: YMCA of Southwest Michigan Fitness Challenge!


Nutrition Education Workshops
Fitness challenge participants from both branches may attend ALL workshops, regardless of location.

Tuesday, September 11
Niles-Buchanan YMCA
Preschool Room
6:30-7:30pm

Thursday, September 13
Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA
Community Room
6:30-7:30pm

Thursday, October 4
Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA
Community Room
6:30-7:30pm

Tuesday, October 30
Niles-Buchanan YMCA
Preschool Room
6:30-7:30pm