Georgia Tech's Biggest Loser: John Beach!

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Students win big by loosing weight.

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Each semester, the G.I.T. FIT program at the Campus Recreation Center (CRC) hosts Georgia Tech’s Biggest Loser Program. With the largest participation rate on record for the program, this semester’s challenge was a huge success.

Paige Brannon
Marketing Assistant, Campus Recreation
Third-year, Double Major in Management and Science, Technology, and Culture

Each semester, the G.I.T. FIT program at the Campus Recreation Center (CRC) hosts Georgia Tech’s Biggest Loser Program. With the largest participation rate on record for the program, this semester’s challenge was a huge success.

After a long journey, which included keeping a food log and engaging in challenging yet fun workouts, the Georgia Tech Biggest Loser contestants have finally completed their competition.

During the program, a total of 273 pounds were lost among the participants! The highest percent of weight loss went to the Grey Team with an average of 12 percent weight lost per person. The Grey Team also won the final competition as they completed the Pi Mile, climbed 36 feet, swam a quarter mile, and biked six miles! Congratulations Grey Team!

For keeping nutrition logs, having good attendance, and attending G.I.T. FIT classes throughout the program, graduate student John Beach was the point total winner with a score of 211.

Finally, with a total weight loss of 53 pounds and weight loss percentage of 17.7 percent, the winner of Georgia Tech’s Biggest Loser Program is also the point total winner, John Beach! Congratulations on your success!

For more information on G.I.T. Fit programs, visit our website www.crc.gatech.edu/gitfit.

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  • Created By: Rachael Pocklington
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  • Created On: May 1, 2011 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:11pm