Nurse Young creates a weight loss challenge

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Nurse Young creates a weight loss challenge

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January 6, 2020, SHS staff kicked off a weight loss challenge. Teachers were required to sign up between December 13-19. To sign up, the participants met with School Nurse Veronica Young to have their weight recorded. 

This is a sixweek challenge to see which two teachers can lose the most pounds in their weight range. Nurse Young created this challenge to promote a heathy lifestyle for the faculty of Starkville High.  

“The main purpose of this challenge is to encourage all staff, as well as others, to maintain healthy eating habits and maintain a heathy weight,” Young said.  

The winners of this challenge will be determined only by pounds lost. There are two weight range categories and two winners of the competition. The first weight range category is 175 and under, the second is 176 and over. 

 “What you eat and do to your body will determine how much weight anyone on the staff will want to lose, the same habits that the teachers maintain throughout the challenge will get them the same result at any time, Nurse young said. 

Young is helping participants with tips and facts that will allow them to lose the weight and have the right mindset for them. 

Members of the staff and faculty came to me about facts and tips that will help them to maintain and lose weight to help them to win, not only to win but keep  a heathy lifestyle and  live a great life that is heathy and also spread it to others out there who need it,Nurse Young said. 

This challenge will be hosted every year with the same rules that apply to win the competition. Not only is the goal to win but also to keep a mindset to do right with your body and know to eat heathy for a more perfect lifestyle.