Welcome to the Fittest Loser Challenge!

Fittest Loser is an annual competition that anyone can join. There are two ways to participate, Individual Competition & At Work Team Challenges. Visit events.dailyherald.com to register (Registration opens in Winter).

Thank you to our sponsors for helping make this challenge possible!


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Events include: 5ks, yoga, nutritional classes, meditation, fitness classes, webinars, cooking demos and more!

Individual Competition

Individual competition winner Chad Lowry after being announced the Fittest Loser for 2018. Chad lost 22.1% of his starting body weight.

In the individual competition, 5 applicants receive 12 weeks of free instruction from a personal trainer from Push Fitness and a nutritionist. The individual who loses the most weight wins the grand prize and the title of Fittest Loser.

(Scroll down for information about the At Work Challenge)

Photos from the 2018 Individual Fittest Loser Competition

At Work Challenge

Team Elk Strong of Elk Grove Village Pavilion won the At Work competition by losing a combined 12.64%. Bill O'Malley of Elk Strong also won the top male by losing a whopping 23.71% and Aileen Tischauser won the award for best team captain.

The At Work team challenge brings together teams from businesses all over the Chicago suburbs to take advantage of free and discounted classes, weekly newsletters, special events, cooking demos, beginning and ending health assessment, and more. Prizes are given to the team, top male, and top female who lose the most weight. An award for best team captain is also handed to the captain that has went above and beyond for their team.

Photos of the At Work Challenge

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