United Way News: Biggest Loser

Biggest Loser Contestants Paddle It Out With Naturally Outdoors

April 12, 2019

Even though they faced winds and the threat of rain, several contestants from the United Way of Florence County’s Florence’s Biggest Loser competition hit the water for the final physical event of the 2019 competition last Sunday. read more

2019 Florence's Biggest Loser Results

April 1, 2019

Congratulations to our 2019 Florence's Biggest Loser contestants for losing 881 pounds, 245 inches, and raising $16,950 for the United Way campaign! read more

Biggest Loser Contestants Nearing the Finish Line

March 27, 2019

On January 15th, 46 contestants started their journey to a healthier life with the United Way of Florence County’s 2019 Florence’s Biggest Loser program. They have had weekly group fitness training sessions, nutrition classes, weekly weigh-ins, workouts with local sports teams and more to help them not only lose weight, but to also create long-lasting fitness and nutrition habits. read more

Biggest Loser: Work Out With Carolina Havoc

March 25, 2019

Dozens of contestants with the United Way of Florence County’s Florence’s Biggest Loser hit the field at the Florence Center Saturday morning for a football-themed workout. The workout was led by the coaches and players of Florence’s new professional indoor football team, the Carolina Havoc. read more

Florence's Biggest Loser Week 9 Results

March 22, 2019

Contestants in the 2019 Florence's Biggest Loser finished off Week Nine of the program with 777 pounds lost and over $2,640 raised in Fan-Favorite votes for those in need in Florence County! read more

Florence's Biggest Loser Week 8 Results

March 15, 2019

Contestants in the 2019 Florence's Biggest Loser finished off Week Eight of the program with 727 pounds lost and over $2,100 raised in Fan-Favorite votes for those in need in Florence County! read more

Biggest Loser Contestants Share Nutrition Advice

March 12, 2019

Along with getting in regular physical activity, nutrition plays a huge role in your overall health. Food is the main source of fuel for your body and you need to be mindful of what exactly you are consuming and what effects it can have on you. Once you figure out the right nutrition habits for your body, you can not only lose weight, but also live a longer, happier and healthier life. read more

Biggest Loser: Why Glutes?

March 12, 2019

To begin, let us make sure that we are on the same page. Glute is the couth slang for the largest muscle in the body the gluteus maximus. I specifically said glutes to incorporate the gluteus medius and minimus as well. Aesthetics aside, why should you spend time specifically training and developing your gluteal complex? I would offer that strong glutes will improve your quality of life! read more

Florence's Biggest Loser Week 7 Results

March 8, 2019

Contestants in the 2019 Florence's Biggest Loser finished off Week Seven of the program with 655 pounds lost and over $2,025 raised in Fan-Favorite votes for those in need in Florence County! read more

Biggest Loser Contestants Share Fitness Advice

March 5, 2019

If you are looking to become healthier, fitness needs to be one of your main focuses. The American Heart Association currently recommends 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes per week of vigorous aerobic activity for adults and 60 minutes per day of moderate-to-vigorous-intensity physical activity for kids. read more