HealthyWage Review: Can You Really Get Paid To Lose Weight?

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Getting healthy and losing weight can be a touchy subject, but it’s something many of us desperately want to do.

Whether you have tried a handful of diets or are a self-proclaimed yo-yo dieter, it’s usually not the first thing you want to chat about with a friend or family member. Or heck, even a total stranger.

That’s why HealthyWage created a program that completely changed the game and got people talking. Their twist on helping you achieve your goals?

You can win actual cash for losing weight and hitting your goal!

And people are having great success with it!

Money Is a Big Motivator

Kristin lost weight and won $4,000!

Kristen W. from Indianapolis, IN was finally able to shed the weight she had been trying to lose for years, using HealthyWage as a motivator.

“At 278.8 pounds, I was miserable. I couldn’t really play with my nieces the way I wanted to, and walking up stairs winded me. I avoided pictures or would work to make sure I was in the back so my head was all that was visible. Living that way is no fun…

My HealthyWage bet was great motivation...and I lost 114.5 pounds and won $4,000!”

Danielle lost weight and won $1,323!

Danielle S. from Bonne Terre, MO also won big after she found HealthyWage by googling how to lose weight. While she was slightly skeptical at first that a company would actually pay her to lose weight, she decided to go all in and give it a chance.

“My son was 1 when I started, and I just decided I wanted to be as healthy as I can be so I can be around to raise him!”

After betting herself she could lose 130 pounds in 9 months, she nailed her goal, won her bet, and received $1,323!

“I can’t wait to see what our future holds. I’m so excited!”

Tim lost weight and won $1,300!

Tim W. from Homewood, IL liked to run and stay active but found himself in a slump after years of struggling to lose weight. After hearing about HealthyWage in a news story about new year’s resolutions, he decided to give it a try and commit to giving it a real shot.

After a year of exercising well and tracking his food intake, Tim accomplished his goal, lost a total of 44 pounds, and won $1,300 on his bet!

“HealthyWage kept me motivated and on track. It’s a good way to keep the weight loss goals going, but it also became an opportunity to make money doing what I should have already been doing.”

How HealthyWage Works

If you think this could be just the motivation you need, here’s how to get started:

1. Enter how much weight you would like to lose in the HealthyWage Prize Calculator (click “Calculate Prize”). You will also want to include how long you will take (6 to 18 months) and how much you would like to bet. The calculator uses this information to determine your prize amount (up to $10,000) and you can adjust the numbers until you are happy with how they look.

2. Once you are satisfied with your prize amount, you can sign up and place your bet! By doing so, you are agreeing to pay your monthly amount until the end of the challenge.

3. Work towards achieving your health goal and get ready to win your bet!

A few things to know:

  • Everyone who signs up is asked to do a video-recorded weigh-in at the beginning and end of the challenge.
  • There are other weigh-ins throughout the challenge to check on your progress, but those are not on video.
  • If you're unable to reach your goal, you can always try again. The money you bet will then go to support HealthyWage and prizes for others who achieve their health goal.
“I can honestly say this contest has motivated me in ways I don't think I could have on my own.” - Cathy C.

Ready to get started? Head to the HealthyWage Prize Calculator to see how much you could win!

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