Biggest Winner is back for 2017!

The Observer-Reporter is once again teaming up with the Washington Health System Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center for the Biggest Winner competition. The O-R has fielded a team of six readers to compete with nine other teams of six contestants each. The hard work gets underway Jan. 9 starting with workouts with a certified personal trainer four days each week. Follow along with us as we track their progress each week.

Biggest Winner: Previous competitor keeping fit

It’s early. Really early. Committing to the sixth annual Biggest Winner competition means showing up four days a week for seven weeks at 6:30 a.m. for team workouts. Chances are pretty good that the Observer-Reporter Biggest Winner team members will pass Paul Setto...
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Recovery important to exercise regimen

Early morning workouts four days a week are pushing the Biggest Winner contestants to new levels of fitness. But all of that cardio, weightlifting, stretching, running and sweating can be too much for a body to bear if attention isn’t given to recovery. Recovery is...
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Biggest Winner: Competitors seeing changes at midway point

It seems we’ve only blinked and January is already gone. Have your New Year’s diet and exercise resolutions gone, too? Halfway through the sixth annual Washington Health System Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center Biggest Winner competition, contestants are sticking to...
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Biggest Winner: Exercise pushing competitors to their limits

Are you willing to wake up before dawn, head to the gym and have a personal trainer and your teammates push you to your exercise limit? That’s what the Biggest Winner contestants signed on for when they started this year’s competition. And so far, all of them – the...
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Biggest Winner: Fueling for energy

The sixth annual Biggest Winner contest is in full swing, and the six-member Observer-Reporter team along with the other participants are being coached on exercise and mindset. But burning calories and building muscle is only half the battle when it comes to shedding...
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