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: Final results just beginning for motivated competitors

When last Monday rolled around, Frank Crockard realized something was missing from his new daily routine. “It was an odd feeling not heading to gym,” the Monongahela resident said. Observer-Reporter teammates. “I didn’t set any goals going into it,” Crockard said. “I...
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Biggest Winner competitors cross finish line

Competitors in the sixth annual Biggest Winner contest have crossed the finish line and are seeing positive results from their hard work. So what’s next for the six-member Observer-Reporter team?It’s one thing to lose weight but another to keep it off. After working...
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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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