Ton of Fun Challenge – FAQ’s
I would love to join your Ton of Fun program but I can’t make the initial weigh-in on January 5th. Can I still join?
You bet! January 5th marks the start of your weight loss journey and is the first opportunity to weigh-in, but it is not your only opportunity. From January 2nd – 10th, you can come in for your initial weigh-in any time during regular store hours: Monday –Friday 10AM – 7PM, Saturday 10AM – 5:30PM, and Sunday Noon – 5PM.
What exactly is going to be taking place at the Kick-Off on January 5th?
In addition to offering an opportunity to do your initial weigh-in, you will be introduced to your coaches and the team of experts who will be joining us on our journey to lose 2,000 pounds! We will also verify your email address to ensure that you will receive the weekly e-newsletter and provide you with a special savings booklet for products that might be useful during the program.
How much does the 12-week program cost?
The program is $50 but you will have the opportunity to earn your investment back (and more!) in the form of a Fleet Feet Sports gift certificate. You can also earn cool prizes along the way as you reach various milestones!
What does my program fee get me?
Ton of Fun participants may work on their own to lose the weight or take advantage of the tons of support we'll provide:
- Weekly weigh-ins
- Weekly eNewsletter
- Closed group page on Facebook with unlimited access to our coaches & experts
- Group workout opportunities
- Cooking demos & grocery store tours
- Fun ideas to get out and moving
- Injury prevention
- Nutrition resources
- Prize incentives
- Friends in fitness
How do I earn my registration fee back?
- Receive a $25 Gift Certificate to Fleet Feet Sports if you complete at least 8 weekly weigh-ins AND lose 2% of your body weight (eg, a 200lb person has to lose 4lbs).
- Receive a $50 Gift Certificate to Fleet Feet Sports if you complete at least 8 weekly weigh-ins AND lose 5% of your body weight (eg, a 200lb person has to lose 10lbs)
- Plus, participants can earn prizes, discounts, and coupons throughout the program as various milestones are reached to keep you motivated and encourage healthy habits.
I’m not registered yet, is there a cut-off date?
You must register and weight in before January 10th to qualify for all the program benefits.
Can you recommend an eating program?
There is no one perfect eating program that works for everyone which is why this program will provide you with access to a nutrition experts to answer your questions and, if need be, work with you to find the tools you need. Weekly tips, recipes, and “swaps” will be offered to encourage good nutrition habits.
I want to get moving as well. What do you recommend?
This is where we excel at Fleet Feet Sports! Throughout the program, we will offer access to workouts ranging from core strengthening to stretching to yoga to cross-training as well as opportunities to walk or run with the group. Depending upon your resources (access to a gym, willingness to walk outdoors, etc.) we will also offer suggestions to get you on the right track.
Through our partnership with Select Physical Therapy, you will have access to athletic trainers and physical therapists that will teach you how to reduce your risk and/or treat an injury.
When can I weigh-in?
Weekly weigh-ins will take place during normal store hours on Thursday – Sunday (you may only weigh in once per week). We recommend that you pick a day & approximate time that work for your schedule and come on a regular basis. Not only will this encourage you to stick to the program and not miss your weigh-ins, it will make your information more consistent week to week.
I’m self-conscious about my body and weight—do I really have to weigh-in?
Our weigh-ins will take place in our private dressing room with one of the Ton of Fun Coaches who are trained to use the scale, quickly record your weight and will always keep your information private. Bottom line: your privacy is our priority and our team is professional and respectful. No one will have access to your information beyond the program coordinators.
What should I wear for weigh-ins?
That is up to you; although we do ask that you remain at least modestly clothed for your weigh-in. Some people will prefer to have a ‘weigh-in outfit’ for consistency purposes. You will be invited to remove shoes and any extras you don’t want included (i.e. cell phone, jewelry, layers, etc.). The scale will be cleaned with Lysol between weigh-ins for sanitary purposes.
How many times can I weigh in each week?
One time each week. No exceptions, no taking the lowest weight. Remember, there is a competition component to this but it’s really about your health and longer term benefits.