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3 Ways To Get Paid To Lose Weight

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Getting paid to lose weight is a great way to get an extra little push to help you toward your goal. There is also a social element to some of these sites. Sometimes just making yourself accountable and knowing that other people are expecting you to lose weight can help as well. And it’s nice to have people cheering you on.

Sites That Pay You To Lose Weight

HealthyWage

With HealthyWage you can get paid to lose weight by betting on yourself. If you have a specific amount of weight you can come up with a plan and a time frame for getting the weight off. The amount of money you make depends on how much you need to lose, how long it takes, and how much money you bet. You can play around with their calculator to get an idea of how much you can make. I put in 20 pounds, 6 months, and betting $20 a month and it says I could make $133-$353. That’s not bad. If you have a lot of weight to lose this is a great way to make extra money to buy a new wardrobe later on.

DietBet

This site works a little differently. Dieters are put into teams based on their goals. There is a kickstarter plan for people that want to lose 4% of their body weight. There is also a plan for people that want to 10% of their weight in 6 months. And there is even a “maintenance” plan to help you keep off the weight you’ve already lost for 12 months. When you make your bet you can pay monthly or upfront. Then the winners split up the money.

Walgreens Balance Rewards

If you shop at Walgreens this could help you get healthy and save money. Once you make an account you download their app (both iPhone and Android versions are available). You can connect your account to a Fitbit or log your activity manually. You get points for healthy activities that are converted to “redemption dollars” that you can use to buy items at Walgreens. The more active you are the more you’ll earn. But there is a cap of 1,000 points monthly, which is the only downside to this program.

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