The Osage Nation Public Health, Diabetes and CHR programs hosted a July 15 awards luncheon for ON employees who participated in the 2015 ON Employee Fitness Challenge. Participants earned points through workouts at the Fitness Centers and attending special health/ exercise events.
Challenge organizers recognized those participants who earned the highest participation points and lost weight, lowered cholesterol rates and lowered their BMI through the challenge activities. Prizes were handed out including printed challenge T-shirts, backpacks and Fitbit watches. The top three point finishers in this year’s event were Cherise Lookout, Julia Roe and Kimberly Bunde.
Honorable mentions include: Kimberly Bunde, lost the most inches; Kenneth Gilmore, lost the most pounds; and Robert Wells, earned the most workout points.
Lookout is this year’s top overall finisher earning the most points. Lookout said she entered the contest to beat her brother Timothy Lookout and to get in shape for her upcoming wedding.
According to 2015 fitness challenge results data collected: The total number of BMI points lowered is 47.3; Total number of cholesterol points lowered is 584; Total number of pounds lost is 321; and total number of inches lost is 253.