3 p.m., Sept. 3)
10th edition of Biggest Loser Ottawa sets new weight loss
By Fred Sherwin
180-Degree Fitness owner Adrian Delorey first launched
the centre's Biggest Loser Ottawa program the goal was
to help clients get fitter and healthier by modifying
years later, more than 200 people have benfitted from
the progam with a total weight loss of more than 4,000
latest Biggest Loser class set a new standard by shedding
a combined total of 680 lbs. in 12 weeks. That's an average
of nearly 30 lbs. per peson.
biggest loser of the 10th edition of Biggest Loser Ottawa
was Deb Morrision who lost 44 lbs. and 38 inches.
Morrison lost 44 lbs and 38 inches in 12 weeks
duriing the 10th edition of Biggest Loser Ottawa.
absolutely the best thing I've ever done for myself,"
says Morrison. "It was an absolute boot camp and
the kick in the pants that I needed to get started. It
completely changed the way I eat, the way I look at myself
and the way I look at fitness and nutrition."
like the popular television program from which the name
comes from, Biggest Loser Ottawa takes a holisitc approach
to wieght loss and fitness. It combines creative workouts
conducted by certified trainers, nutritional seminars,
and cooking and shopping classes, all done in a group
don't push any pills, powders or potions," says Delorey.
"We educate people. We inspire them and we support
them. It's all about a group of people working towards
a common goal. The synergy is amazing."
credits the support of her fellow Biggest Loser members
with achieving the results she did.
not just a fitness program where you come in and go to
the gym and then leave and nobody cares about you. This
is really like having a whole new family, not just the
trainers but all the people in the group," says Morrision.
for any advice she might give someone cosidering signing
up for the next Biggest Loser session?
don't walk and sign yourself up because you're not going
to regret it," enthuses Morrison.
Loser 11 starts on Sept. 14. The program is 12 weeks long
and is designed for individuals who want to lose 30 to
100 lbs. Anyone who wants to lose more than 100 lbs can
get three sessions for the cost of one.
are three workout sessions a week, plus seminars and workshops
on nutrition, self-motivation, grocery shopping and ordering
off a menu at a restaurant.
are also weekly group challenges and team buiding sessions.
find out more about Biggest Loser Ottawa, or to register
for the next session, e-mail Info@180Fitness.ca.
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