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Join the Holiday Challenge Now!

Survive the Holidays with no weight gain by joining McDowell Wellness Center’s Holiday Challenge!

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(November 1 – January 3)

Access the registration form here.

  • Weigh in at the beginning (October 30-November 1), in the middle (December 9-11), and at the end (January 2-3) of the challenge. The goal is not to gain weight but we will allow 2 pounds to accommodate for hydration and clothing differences.
  • Scan-in at McDowell Wellness Center at least 3 times each week.
  • Complete Holiday Healthy Selfie challenges.
  • Special 9-week ($60) membership rate available for non-members who participate in the challenge.
  • Sign up for emails for weekly tips and ideas for preventing weight gain.
  • $10 challenge t-shirts will be available at the beginning of the challenge.
  • Register now or when you come in for initial weigh-in at MWC.
  • Complete the challenge for a chance to win a free month membership at McDowell Wellness Center.

Holiday Healthy Selfie Challenges: Complete one per week (in any order) (Post selfie on facebook, checking in at McDowell Wellness Center, and/or email to

  • Prepare a new, healthy dish
  • Try a new fitness class
  • Workout with weights
  • Work up a good sweat! (sweaty selfie)
  • Make good choices at a restaurant
  • Bring a healthy dish to share at a party, gathering or work
  • Schedule and complete a workout Thanksgiving day or Black Friday
  • Bring a friend to class (free class for non-member)
  • Hydrate!

Contact McDowell Wellness Center at (859) 936-9355 with any questions.