How to win? Lighten Up Nashua Rules and FAQ’s
Q: Does it cost anything to join Lighten Up Nashua?
A: No, it’s a free community service sponsored by St. Joseph Hospital.
Q: To register for Lighten Up Nashua I need an email address and I do not have an email address. How can I register?
A: If you do not have an email address click here to create one. NOTE: You will use this email address to register, to submit your weight and to receive Lighten Up Nashua tips and information.
Q: When does Lighten Up Nashua begin?
A: The next Lighten Up Nashua session begins June 10, 2013. Registration is ongoing, so you can register at any time.
Q: When does Lighten Up Nashua’s next session end?
A: The next Lighten Up Nashua session ends August 30, 2013.
Q: I’ve completed my registration but I didn’t receive my email confirmation with the additional registration questions including my weight submission. What do I do?
A: This may occur because the Lighten Up Nashua email may have been blocked. To overcome this issue please click here
and enter your email that you used to register for Lighten Up Nashua Then enter your starting weight and click enter. If your registration has not been completed, this will prompt your registration survey to appear.
Q: Now that I’ve completed my registration, what do I do next?
A: We recommend setting up weekly meetings and exercise/walks with your team. You can share ideas, recipes and provide each other with support. Team work is what’s really important to success!
Q: Will anyone else be able to see my weight?
A: No, no one but you and the system administrator will see your weight. When calculating percentage of weight-loss, the system will only show pounds lost and percentage of weight-loss. And when your team views their progress they will only see total pounds lost and percentage of weight-lost.
Q: What can I do to lose weight?
A: Once you’ve registered for Lighten Up Nashua you’re ready to begin losing weight by eating healthier and becoming more active. If you decide to use a diet to lose weight, we recommend that you choose your favorite diet or review the diets listed on the Lighten Up Nashua Eating Page. We also recommend that you add exercise to your daily regimen. There are resources listed on the Lighten Up Nashua Exercise Page
Q: How do I submit my weight?
A: Every month you will submit your weight using your email address (your “Unique ID”) within the designated time period. The dates are listed on Submit Your Weight Page along with the link to submit your weight. Throughout the program your email is your “Unique ID” that you will use as your username.
Q: How do we win?
A: You and your team will need to submit their weight every Monday until the end of the session.
Top male and female winners will win a Nike+ FuelBand and a $100 spa gift card.
• Top team will win a $100 gift card each to Hannaford Supermarket.
• Prizes will also be awarded to all individuals who lose 10% or more of their body weight.
Q: Do I need to re-register every new Lighten Up Nashua’s session?
A: No, once you have registered for one session it is not necessary to re-register.
The teams and individuals with the greatest percentage of weight loss will win valuable prizes!