Scale Back Alabama starts Jan. 9

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Wanting to lose those pesky pounds in 2017?

Scale Back Alabama is set to begin in the coming weeks.

The 2017 weigh-in week is Jan. 11-18, and the program ends in March.

The kick off is Jan. 9.

Weigh-out week is March 15-22.

Last year, 10,826 teams participated with 21,652 people participating.

More than 1,000 of those teams had each team member lose 10 pounds, and there was a total of 76,485 pounds lost.

Scale Back Alabama participants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Live in Alabama or work for an Alabama-based company
  • Be on a team of two individuals (no more, no less!)
  • Register online or visit an official weigh-in site