“A couple of years ago when I was at my highest weight, I went on a thrill ride at the theme park. It was a long line, over two hours long. And then when I was trying to get into the [seat], it wouldn’t fit,” Christian recalls. “It was a big disappointment, very embarrassing.”
Despite not being able to experience a theme park ride due to being overweight, it wasn’t until he was diagnosed as having high blood pressure and the knees of a 65-year old, that Christian got serious about losing weight and getting healthy.
When he saw an ad on Facebook for HealthyWage, Christian was skeptical. “Obviously, you’re kind of thinking, “Is this too good to be true?’ I did my research and looked at a USA Today interview they did a few years ago, and I was like, ‘Okay, these guys have been there for a long time [and in the news], so I’m giving them a try.’”
Christian bet on himself that he would lose 63 pounds in 8 months.
In order to achieve his 63-pound goal, Christian focused on increasing his daily activity. “I work 12 hours during the day and when you’re working [at] a desk for that long, you just start piling up against the weight.” Along with increasing his physical activity (that included daily 45-minute walks with his German Shepherds). practicing a low-carb diet, and tracking all his meals, Christian began to see the numbers on the scale go down.
When his final weigh-in confirmed he had actually surpassed his goal, losing 64 pounds, Christian won $2,496!
Get Paid to Lose Weight – Seriously
It sounds too good to be true, but it’s not. If you stick to your goal and lose the weight you say you’re going to, HealthyWage pays you. Lose weight, win money — it’s as simple as that.
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After Kyle M. gained 50 pounds during an extremely stressful year, he made it his New Year’s resolution to shed those 50 pounds in 10 months (and get in shape for his upcoming wedding) by signing up with HealthyWage. “The financial incentive was huge for me,” he exclaims.
By monitoring his food intake and staying consistent with exercise that focused on training for upcoming races, Kyle successfully lost 50 pounds and won $3,206. “At 50 pounds heavier, I had so much weight mentally and emotionally going on. When people gain weight, they gain so much more than just pounds. It’s the same thing with losing weight. When you lose weight, you’re gaining confidence and success.”
Matthew W. had his wake-up call thanks to a photo. “When I saw a picture of myself from a wedding in 2018 and I was at my highest weight ever of 285, I decided I needed to get healthy for my family,” he says. Matthew signed up with HealthyWage, where he bet he’d lose 80 pounds in 12 months.
With a good portion of his weight gain attributed to stress, Matthew decided to approach his weight loss holistically, which “included meditation for stress reduction, exercise, and a healthy diet,” — a diet that abstained from added sugar for a full year. His dedication paid off (literally!) when he hit his 80-pound weight loss goal and won $2,104! “I want to thank HealthyWage for giving me the added boost of motivation to get the first 80 pounds off. I have another 20 I would like to lose and will continue to do so by reducing stress, healthy diet and exercise.”
Find the Motivation You Need
“HealthyWage is a big motivation [and] financial motivation — not only in what you will win, which is a lot, but also what you don’t want to lose because you’re betting your own money; you’re betting on yourself,” states Christian, who has plans on using some of his winnings “to go back to the park and go on that thrill ride that [he] wasn’t able to go before.”
That’s an important key to this challenge. HealthyWage isn’t a diet program or a weight-loss regimen. While you’ll benefit from joining the community, reading tips and exchanging recipes, the company’s main purpose is facilitating your bet.
You put up the collateral and choose your payout amount. You conduct your weigh-ins. You choose your weight-loss goal and time frame.
Financial, #1 Health Winnings
How much weight would you like to lose? In how much time?
The whole HealthyWage community will help give tips and support the whole way.
If you don’t hit your goal, your money goes to others who achieved their goals.
How Does HealthyWager Work?
If you want to get paid to lose weight, here’s how to get started:
- Start with the HealthyWage Prize Calculator, where you’ll enter how much weight you want to lose (10-150 pounds, minimum 10% of your starting weight), how long you’ll take (6 to 18 months) and how much you want to bet ($20-$150/month). Based on that information, the calculator will determine your prize amount, up to $10,000. You can play with the calculator until you get the payout and goal just right, and you’ll know your payout amount before officially placing your bet.
- Sign up and lay down your bet. You agree to pay the monthly amount for the duration of the challenge.
- Achieve your weight-loss goal, and win your prize! You’ll start and end your challenge with a video-recorded weigh-in to demonstrate your weight loss. Throughout the challenge, it’s recommended that you use the HealthyWage app to log weekly weigh-ins (these are just self-reported, not verified by video). It’s a great way to keep yourself accountable and on track to meeting your goal!
- If you don’t hit your goal, your money goes to support HealthyWage, including prizes for others who achieve their goals.
Ready to get started? Enter your information in the HealthyWage Prize Calculator to find out how much you can win!