Do you like to make bets? Are you overweight? Do you want to take on a challenge to win money? Well then this new place is something you might be interested in getting involved with. Besides where else can you get paid to lose weight? Usually we have to pay some nutritionist or work out place and hope for results. It seems that we are a country obsessed with losing weight and we are also obsessed with gambling. Some genus found a way to combine the both. Yes there is a real company out there that will bet you that you can’t lose weight. If you succeed and indeed lose the weight, you can get thousands of dollars. Should I yo-yo weight just to make money?
How is this possible and why didn’t anyone think of this concept to losing weight before? We seem to bet on just about anything these days anyway. Can this be the future to dieting or are we just trading one addiction for another? Literally you need to put your money where your mouth is for this wacky diet challenge. The company is called HealthyWage.com that allows you to place a bet that you believe that you can lose the weight. For example if you can lose 40 pounds in 6 months, you can win $5,000 plus get all the money back you wagered for a grand total of $7,310 dollars.
However, if you do not lose the weight, you can be out thousands of dollars. Each month you pay about $385 to HealthyWage.com on your road to the challenge you set. Can a bet be the ultimate motivation to shedding pounds? According to studies, people using money as a motivator are 5 times more than likely to reach their goal weight. Some experts say that betting on weight loss is like betting your retirement at a Casino. It can be a disaster. According to David Zinczenko a fitness expert and the author of a book called Eat It to Beat It, he says that when people go on these short term diets, even when they attain their goal, they want to reward themselves with a box of cookies.
HealthyWage.com says that it has already paid out $2 million dollars in prize money. Yet only 1/3 of participants actually win their bets. Then I think this company is doing pretty well in their department. Jimmy Fleming, the Co-Founder of HealthyWage.com believes that there is always a win somewhere. The number of people who make a bet and then just fall off the radar is very few. Almost everyone loses some weight. The question is, if you are going to accomplish your goal. People who have tried everything try this because it is at least different and it is not based on any kind of food you eat or specific exercise. You have heard all about those things already. This is about your willpower.
Most people lose the weight by counting the calories and counting the amount of steps they take per day with a counting wristband device. Restrict your calorie intake to no more than 1500 calories per day and walking about 7000 steps per day. Fruit and water powers you through the hunger pains. The pounds will come off and soon your bank account will be nicely rewarded not to mention the better looking person you get to look at in that mirror of yours. Sounds like a win win to me.