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2019 Maintain, Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge

Eat Smart Move More Maintain Don't Gain Holiday ChallengeJoin the 2019 Eat Smart, Move More Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge! This year we are offering the challenge through the Sampson County Extension Office! Weekly weigh-ins, nutrition tips, and recipes will be provided to those who choose to participate in the challenge.

At the end of the seven-weeks, we will have a drawing for prizes for those who participated! You may join the challenge at any point during the seven-weeks, however you must have participated in the weigh-ins at least five of the seven-weeks to be included in the drawing. You may also weigh-in at home, and email it to or stop in to log your weight weekly. This information is confidential.

We have BIG PRIZES that you could win this year valuing between $100 – $160!

You have the opportunity to win: an InstantPot, Fitbit Inspire HR, or Apple AirPods!

The challenge officially starts Monday, November 18th – December 31st. This holiday season, the only thing that should be “stuffed” is the turkey. Many Americans gain between 1 and 5 pounds each holiday season. While it might not sound like much, most people never manage to lose those extra pounds. Rather than focusing on trying to lose weight, this FREE seven-week challenge provides participants with tips, tricks, and ideas to help maintain you weight through the holiday season.

You may sign up online at but make sure you inform us so we can include you in the drawings! Weigh-ins will take place Monday-Friday during office hours, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.