• Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lighten Up Challenge?

We are your personalized online health and fitness partner! Lighten Up Challenge is dedicated to helping you achieve your health, weight loss and fitness goals through nutrition, exercise, challenges, support and motivation.

When you join the Lighten Up Challenge community, you get immediate access to common sense nutrition and fitness advice from professionals from across the country, as well as receive support from individuals just like you. No fad diets or gimmicks here. 

How does it work?

There are no gimmicks or shortcuts to enjoying the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle. There are no machines, pills or potions that will transform you into a fit person overnight. Lighten Up Challenge works because it helps you stay motivated and focused on the only method proven effective for permanent, healthy weight loss: regular physical activity combined with healthy nutrition choices.

Lighten Up Challenge gives you the tools you need to make healthy lifestyle choices. It puts a wealth of fitness and nutrition information at your fingertips, and introduces you to an entire community of like-minded people who share your enthusiasm for a healthy, active lifestyle.

In short, our program works because it helps you stay focused on being your best.  

How do I get started?

A Lighten Up Challenge account is the place to begin. You will need to create an account before you can sign up for a Lighten Up Challenge Membership.

Click here to create an account. Once you create an account, you can become a Member at any time.
For more information about Memberships, read on. 

Why should I become a Member?

For $15 per year, a Lighten Up Challenge Membership is simply the best and most affordable way to achieve your health and fitness goals. A Membership gives you access to these useful features:

  • Complete Diet and Nutrition Tracking
  • Activity & Nutrition Charts
  • Enhanced Activity Tracking
  • Goal Tracking
  • Motivational Nationwide Challenges
  • Regional or Organization Challenges
  • Articles by Fitness and Nutrition Professionals
  • Recipes and Discussions
  • Personal Blog & Photo Gallery
Bonus! A new or renewed Membership includes a one year subscription to a magazine of your choice!

For less than the cost of most diet books, you get full access to one of the hottest fitness and nutrition trends available. Whether your goal is to lose weight, get fit, live healthy, or be happy, a Lighten Up Challenge Membership will help you achieve your goals through realistic lifestyle changes.

To sign up for a Membership, please click here

What is a Challenge?

Stay motivated! Stay fit! There is no better way to stay on top of your health and fitness goals than to join a Challenge. By signing up for a Challenge, you’ll join dozens of your friends, family and coworkers, along with members of the Lighten Up Challenge community, to compete in friendly, energetic weight loss and activity challenges.

Invite your friends to a challenge, or better yet, create your own Challenge! As a Lighten Up Challenge Member, you can participate in all Challenges.

Join in the fun and realize your health and fitness goals faster than you ever imagined! 

How can my company, club or organization participate?

Your company, club or organization's wellness is important to us at Lighten Up Challenge and we challenge you to get involved! Click here for more information on getting your organization involved.

What is the Lighten Up Challenge community?

The Lighten Up Challenge community includes LightenUpChallenge.com as well as regional and organization specific brands all connected to the Lighten Up Challenge system. This means that no matter which brand you connect with, you will have access to all the features, information, contributions and support of the entire worldwide Lighten Up Challenge community.

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