The Biggest Loser is the real winner

by Airman 1st Class Milton Hamilton Jr.
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The Ramstein and Vogelweh fitness centers annual Biggest Loser program is scheduled to begin Jan. 20 at the Southside fitness center on Ramstein Air Base.
“The overall goal of our Biggest Loser program is to get people to become active and provide different avenues to explore fitness,” said Summer Whisennand, Ramstein and Vogelweh fitness center program manager.
The KMC fitness centers implemented this fitness program in 2009.
It’s important for the KMC community to be active and make healthy choices, said Whisennand.
Registration began Dec. 16 and ends today. The fee for each participant is $20 and the first official weigh-in is Tuesday.
“Throughout 10 weeks, participants will take part in a variety of group fitness classes,” said Whisennand. “Participants will earn points through fitness sessions, weight loss percentages and involvement with health promotion classes.”
Whomever has the most points by April 13 will win a prize for being the biggest loser, said Whisennand. There will be a male and female winner.
The Biggest Loser is open to anyone in good health, military or dependent.
Participants can also go to the Northside fitness center on Ramstein, as well as any of the Vogelweh centers to participate.