Discount Drug Stores is set to launch the Feel Great Challenge in all 135 of its stores across Australia through August and September.
Feel Great Challenge ambassador and Olympic and Commonwealth Games Swimmer Hayley Lewis is encouraging Australians to lose weight, feel great and win a share of $100,000 worth of cash and prizes.
Discount Drug Stores Senior professional services pharmacist Stephenie Shea has been selected as a Feel Great Challenge expert and has more than 14 years experience in the pharmacy industry.
Shea explains that customers will be able to sign up to the national pharmacy-based, personalised weight loss challenge at any of the 135 Discount Drug Stores around the country.
“Customers who sign up to the challenge will receive personalised meal plans, tailored work out videos from the Feel Great app as well as one-on-one health sessions with their local pharmacy coach,” says Shea.
“Many of our customers ask our pharmacists how they can lose weight and sustain a healthy lifestyle which is why we’ve teamed up with the Feel Great Challenge to ensure all of our customers have access to the 12 week program and can sign up at any of our stores.
“Each participant that joins will receive five one-on-one sessions with Feel Great Challenge coach, providing customers with a high level of support and keeps them accountable, which is missing from many other weight loss initiatives.”
Experts in health, nutrition, exercise physiology and neuroscience have created the challenge to help Australians successfully lose weight which runs for 12 weeks however is followed by a maintenance program to provide customers with ongoing support.
Eligible participants will receive rebates from major health funds for partaking in the program and the overall winner will not only have made a huge life improvement, they will also take home $75,000 for beating the rest of the participants.
The Feel Great App is an Australian first to the weight loss industry as it tracks health statistics, syncs wearable fitness devices, includes personalised daily meals with shopping lists and workout videos, mindset training videos and personal motivators.