2022 Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain, Don’t Gain! Holiday Challenge

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You are invited to join the 15th annual Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain, don’t gain! Holiday Challenge. Rather than focusing on trying to lose weight, this FREE seven-week challenge provides you with strategies and resources to maintain your weight throughout the holiday season. Any adult over 18 years of age across the United States with a valid email address can join the Holiday Challenge.

The Holiday Challenge will begin November 15th and run through December 31st. Registration does not close and you may sign-up at any time. Participants can engage as much or as little as they would like to, as all resources are sent to their email and available online. Register for the Challenge.

Holiday Challenge Features:

Last year’s Holiday Challenge:

In 2020, more than 44,670 people from all 50 states and all 100 North Carolina counties and 33 additional countries took part in the Holiday Challenge. At the end of the Holiday Challenge, 92% maintained or lost weight and 98% are likely to participate in a future Holiday Challenge. For additional results, and to see how your state ranked in participation, click here: Holiday Challenge Results.

For Holiday Challenge updates, resources, and support:

  • Facebook – @esmmweighless
  • Twitter – @esmmweighless
  • Pinterest – @esmmweighless
  • Instagram – @esmmholidaychallenge

For any questions regarding the Holiday Challenge, check out the FAQ page or email us at holidaychallenge@esmmweighless.com.

The Holiday Challenge is provided by Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less, a 15-week online weight management program delivered by a live Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes, a 12-month online diabetes prevention program recognized by the CDC. Both programs are developed and managed by NC State University and the NC Division of Public Health.