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Healthy Charleston Challenge is a 12 week weight loss and activity competition located at the Wellness Center. The challenge participants have lost over 30,000 pounds, improved blood lipid profiles, improved fitness levels, and reduced risk factors for chronic disease. The 12 week fitness and weight loss program is designed to increase physical activity and provide skills, professional guidance, and accountability for developing healthy lifestyle habits. The team of professionals includes experienced personal trainers, a registered dietician, exercise physiologists, a program clinical psychologist, and other exercise specialists with experience in exercise, weight loss, and lifestyle management.

Participants should be 25 pounds or more overweight in need of permanently changing lifestyle habits for decreased risk of chronic disease.

The next session will begin January 8 to March 19, 2015 at the Wellness Center.

Please apply online only. Applications will be available online on November 15, 2014.  Deadline for applications is December 12, 2014.  No deposit is due with application.

 Wellness Center Member   $300
 Non member                      $450
 MUSC Student                  $200

Any business or group wishing to sponsor a team or to send participants to fill a team should contact Janis Newton at 792-4141

Sponsor and Partnerships opportunities:
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,

Interested in a partnership or have questions:
Please contact Janis Newton 843-792-4141


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 Thank you Healthy Charleston Challenge Sponsors!
Elliott Davis
Fleet feet Sports Mt. Pleasant


Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission

College of Nursing

Culinary Institute of Charleston


Wickliffe HouseColonial
Lighten Up CharlestonThe Spa





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