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  • Shape Up Showdown Meet Stephen B

    Meet Stephen B

    Meet Stephen B

    Thursday, April 25 2013 12:13 PM EDT2013-04-25 16:13:52 GMT
    Stephen B is a 34 year old funeral director. Stephen wants to be a healthy role model and dad to his two children. He would love to run a 5K, stop taking medicine and have family pictures made.
    Stephen B
    34 Years Old
    Funeral Director
    "I want to live a long life to see my children grow up.I want to be able to run around the yard with them and not have any physical limitations. I want them to have a healthy dad and role model."
  • Shape Up Showdown Meet Kayla

    Meet Kayla

    Meet Kayla

    Thursday, April 25 2013 12:12 PM EDT2013-04-25 16:12:13 GMT
    Kayla is a 28 year old probation officer. She wants to lose weight and be healthier so she feels better in her own skin. She would love to go back to the beach and be comfortable enough to wear a bathing
    Kayla
    28 years Old
    Probation Officer
    Single
    "My 20's have been a roller coaster of weight issues. I want the next decade of my life to start off right, healthier."
  • Shape Up Showdown Meet Tiffany

    Meet Tiffany

    Meet Tiffany

    Thursday, April 25 2013 12:10 PM EDT2013-04-25 16:10:58 GMT
    Tiffany is a 31 year old stay at home mother. She has struggled with her weight her entire life and is ready to make changes for herself and for her family. She wants to run with her husband and feel good.
    Tiffany
    31 Years Old
    Stay at Home Mom
    "I have always been the chubby kid growing up. Now that I am almost 32 and a mother of 2 beautiful kids, I don't want them to end up overweight like me. I am the cook of the house and if I learn to eat better so will they and that is very important to me."
  • Shape Up Showdown Meet Steven E

    Meet Steven E

    Meet Steven E

    Thursday, April 25 2013 12:09 PM EDT2013-04-25 16:09:48 GMT
    Steven E is a 36 year old teacher and coach. Steven wants to be able to keep up with his physical education students and to just feel better in general. He wants his students to know that fitness improves
    Steven E
    36 Years Old
    Teacher/Coach
    "The weight is beginning to take a toll on my body from just little aches and pains in my knees, ankles and back. These are little things that even though I'm getting older can be avoided by losing some weight and living healthy."
  • Shape Up Showdown Meet Kinyata

    Meet Kinyata

    Meet Kinyata

    Thursday, April 25 2013 12:08 PM EDT2013-04-25 16:08:30 GMT
    Kinyata is a 23 year old staff support coordinator. She is a newlywed and wants to start her married life healthy. She is looking to learn healthy cooking habits and be able to eventually run a 5K.
    Kinyata
    23 Years Old
    Married
    Staff Coordinator
    "I am limited by my current weight and lifestyle. My weight has fluctuated all throughout college and since then through fad diets and unhealthy eating choices. I just need that boost to finally make a complete lifestyle change."
  • Shape Up Showdown Meet Candace

    Meet Candace

    Meet Candace

    Thursday, April 25 2013 12:07 PM EDT2013-04-25 16:07:52 GMT
    Candace is a 40 year old teacher. She wants to be a good example for her children and knows that as she gets older; carrying the extra weight is harder on her body. She is motivated by her family and wants
    Candace
    40 Years Old
    Teacher
    Mother
    "Since turning 40 I feel my motivation has changed.  My weight has caught up with me.  I am tired, in pain, and down right uncomfortable."
  • Shape Up Showdown Meet Pam

    Meet Pam

    Meet Pam

    Wednesday, March 6 2013 12:07 PM EST2013-03-06 17:07:34 GMT
    Pam is a 46 year old banker. She wants to keep up with her family! She is tired of being a "spectator" in life and is ready to jump back in the game. Pam wants to celebrate by taking a family vacation
    Pam
    46 years Old
    Banker/Mom
    "I have found that there are many activities that I would like to be able to participate in with my husband and children, but I quickly get tired and lack the energy."
  • Meet Stacy

    Meet Stacy

    Meet Stacy

    Wednesday, January 16 2013 4:43 PM EST2013-01-16 21:43:25 GMT
    Meet Stacy and follow along on her weight loss journey to better health!
    Stacy
    Nurse
    Married/Mom

    My motivation would be to be a better example to my patients and being accountable to others would improve my health and  decrease my odds of dying early.  I do want to live!
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