About Weight Loss Challenge
What is WLC?
Weight Loss Challenges are short nutrition courses designed to give anyone the knowledge and support they need to achieve safe, long term weight loss.
The course is run as a competition, with all participants paying into a prize fund. At the end of the challenge, the three participants who have lost the most weight win cash prizes.
Even though each challenge is packed full of information, we keep them fun with weekly quizzes and mini-challenges.
Who are Herbalife?
Herbalife is the world's largest weight loss company. Our global network of over 1.9 million distributors and industry leading products have helped over 45 million people lose weight.
Before 2009, only customers on Herbalife programmes could receive our distributors' outstanding help and support. Now, with Weight Loss Challenge, that knowledge is available to anyone who wants to lose weight.
Advantages of WLC
After looking at the marketplace we realised that there was a big gap: something that offered support and coaching but was nutrition and education based.
Weight Loss Challenges employ a back-to-basics understanding of food, exercise and lifestyle, and how this affects a person's weight, health and energy.
We want to help everyone reach their ideal weight, to stay that way for the rest of their lives, and to have fun doing it!
How WLC works
Weight Loss Challenges contain three important elements. The weekly classes and weigh-in keep people on track, the nutrition information helps them to make healthier food choices, and the cash prizes provide an extra incentive not to cheat!
Participants in each challenge pay a participation fee, which covers attending the classes and their contribution to the prize fund.
At the end of the challenge the prize fund is split between the three participants who have lost the most weight.
Challenge participants attend a weekly class which unlike traditional slimming clubs provides much more than 'pay, weigh, and go'. Each week we provide education on key topics including:
- Understanding your body composition
- Importance of protein
- Good and bad fats
- Importance of fibre
- Vitamins and minerals
- Healthy snacking
- Metabolism and exercise
- Understanding food labels
- Eating out healthily
- Digestive health
- Portion control
Our challenges promote a well-balanced weight loss approach, including good nutrition, exercise, adequate water and rest.
Each week you can read an informative handout that explains the topic in further detail. You can read the first two weeks right now on the Download Handouts page.