<img class = "mx-auto w-full sm: w-full md: w-1/2" src = "https://media.eaglewebservices.com/public/2021/2/1614228503449.jpeg" alt = "Winner of the Impact Sports & Fitness 2021 Weight Loss Challenge, picture from left: First place, Andrea Taylor; Alecia Sare, trainer; second place, David Elliott; Laurol Overlease, trainer; and third place, Jesse Cornell. Courtesy photo Effects of sport & fitnessImpact Sports & Fitness 2021 Weight Loss Challenge winners, pictured from left: first place, Andrea Taylor; Alecia Sare, coach; second place, David Elliott; Laurol Overlease, trainer; and third place, Jesse Cornell. Photo courtesy Approval from Impact Sports & Fitness
ABILENE – The challenge was mastered and the prizes were awarded to the top three winners of the Impact Sports & Fitness 2021 Weight Loss Challenge.
According to a Memorial Health System press release, the winners were ranked based on the percentage of body weight lost during the six-week program. The top winners received $ 500, $ 250, and $ 100, respectively, for first, second, and third place.
First place was Andrea Taylor with 11.76% weight loss. In second place was David Elliott with 11.74% weight loss and in third place was Jesse Cornell with 11.53% weight loss. Alecia Sare was the coach for Taylor and Elliott and Laurol Overlease was the coach for Cornell.
"The Weight Loss Challenge was a great time to meet new people, exercise, and have fun doing it," said Andrea Taylor.
"This year's challenge was very competitive and all participants were successful in achieving their weight loss goals," said Anita Larson, personal trainer at Impact Sports and Fitness. "We would like to congratulate everyone involved!"
This year's challenge consisted of more than 50 participants assigned to teams. Each team met with a trainer every week and the participants also worked alone. The coaches who ran the teams were Anita Larson, Sare and Overlease.
Impact Sports and Fitness sponsors the Weight Loss Challenge annually.