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Healthy Charleston Challenge

Mentor – Fall 2013

Mentor Application Online-

Who: Those who are ready to give back, help and motivate participants. Mentors function also as valuable assets to trainers and therefore are not looking for guidance from a trainer themselves.   You are not expected to be at your goal weight.  It is motivating for the new participants to see mentors who are still excited and working toward goals.   You have potential to have as much influence over them as the trainer.
        If you are also looking for group training and guidance for your personal goals you might want to also sign up for one of the many programs at the Wellness Center – Boot Camp, P90X, FIT Camp, Rip:60, or small group training with your previous HCC trainer.   You can mentor and do a training program at the same time.

When:  September 12, 2013 - November 21, 2013

Where: MUSC Wellness Center     45 Courtenay Dr.       Charleston, S.C. 29425

Components of the Program:
•             Two team workouts per week with a trainer and team members. The mentor’s role is to help the trainer during the workout
•             Tasks the trainer assigns to a mentor. Examples:
1.            Attend group classes with team members
2.            Walk the bridge with team members
3.            Help team members with healthy recipes
4.            Help with team communication & organization
•             Competition part - 10 weeks of competition (11 weigh-ins)

Criteria for Acceptance:
1.            Successful completion of a full session of HCC (attendance will be reviewed)
2.            Willing to continue a commitment to living a healthy lifestyle
Do not apply if you are not serious and ready to commit to assist a team and its trainer. You must not have any medical condition that requires one-on-one personal training or a physical therapist.

Fees:  None. Only need a current Wellness Center membership in order to workout with the teams.

How to sign up: Apply online only – Look for “Healthy Charleston Challenge – Mentor Application”.

How to sponsor a team: Any business or group wishing to sponsor a team and/or
Send participants to fill a team, please contact Janis Newton,

Mentor Application Online-


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