The Power Of Financial Incentives in the Weight Loss Industry

Academic research has long shown that cash prizes can make weight loss more successful, and private companies are bringing financial weight loss incentives to consumers.  “It’s human nature that we tend to make choices that provide immediate gratification,” says Steven Driver, MD, of  the Mayo Clinic. “Financial incentives help by counteracting immediate rewards and promoting…

Top 10 Ways to Spend Your HealthyWage Winnings!

We have been talking to *a lot* of winners lately, and one of our favorite questions to ask is, “So, what are you going to do with all that money?!” And we LOVE what we’re hearing! So many great ideas, so many fun things, and even a few surprises! But we thought we’d pass along…

Inspiring Success Stories from HealthyWage Participants!

We are so proud of the countless number of people who have lost weight and, more importantly, made significant lifestyles changes after participating in a HealthyWage challenge.  And as we head into the “unofficial” start of summer with the Memorial Day weekend, we’d like you to get inspired  by taking a look at the amazing…

Having Trouble with Staying Motivated? A Few Simple Tips to Help!

Losing weight is hard work and staying motivated over a long period of time is sometimes the hardest part. Here are just a few suggestions to think about when you find yourself not feeling that motivated: Choose a Partner for Mutual Accountability Staying motivated can sometimes just be a simple case of bad personal accountability. …