The Wodify Guest Blog Series is part of our initiative to open our doors to the Wodify fitness community around the world, so they may share their experience, news, and advice.
EC Synkowski runs OptimizeMe Nutrition, a company offering B2B/B2C educational products, mobile app-based challenges, and corporate wellness programs. She holds an MS in Nutrition & Functional Medicine and is a Certified Level 4 CrossFit coach.
The Lazy Macros Challenge takes the #800gChallenge® one step further. Not only do participants eat 800 grams of fruits and veggies every day, but they also hit a protein target and get scored on lifestyle factors like sleep. By setting a quality baseline through fruits, veggies, and proteins, participants simultaneously reduce the amount of processed goodies that are the problem in most diets. But just like the rules of the #800gChallenge®, nothing is eliminated in the Lazy Macros Challenge. That’s right, you can continue to eat whatever else you want!
Unlike extreme elimination approaches with high dropout rates, the focus on adding foods to the diet is what makes Lazy Macros sustainable. And if it’s sustainable, participants will get the results they want!
The challenge also takes into account and scores the four major lifestyle factors (diet quality, diet quantity, exercise, and sleep) that drive improvements in body composition, health, and performance.
Just as group fitness provides that extra push, taking part in nutrition challenges gives members the same accountability and motivation needed to make dietary changes. I routinely hear about how much bonding and education results from challenges. Being able to view the Leaderboard and upload and comment on photos directly in the Wodify Rise app makes it an even stronger tool to build relationships in your community.
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need one-on-one coaching and highly personalized programs to get dramatic results from nutrition. You just need some guidance and simple how-to instructions with accountability to drive habit change. Big results come from putting sensible, simple principles into practice… consistently. That guidance and accountability are exactly what this challenge provides!
Pre-built challenges are a way to offer a great service for gym members without having to start from scratch. From promotion and registration to education and scoring, it takes at least 10-20 hours a week to run a nutrition challenge smoothly. Reduce this time by more than 80% with the Lazy Macros Challenge for Wodify Rise. Wodify Rise lifestyle challenge software and the Wodify Rise mobile app allow gyms to create a variety of challenges that engage members beyond the gym to drive better results.
The Lazy Macros Challenge product materials include:
And if you’ve done the #800gChallenge® already, the Lazy Macros Challenge comes with new marketing and educational materials content for members. It’s all-new!
“I must say, I'm very impressed with the communication and ease of set up.”
These pre-built challenges are designed to help bring in revenue for the affiliate. Even at a conservative fee of $25 per person for a challenge, a gym with 50 participants will generate over $1000. They’ll recoup their product costs and can compensate employees for additional work.
Easy! Purchase everything you need to run the Lazy Macros Challenge here. If your gym has not already run the #800gChallenge®, it is HIGHLY recommended to do that first. Once your group is successful with that, you can add the Lazy Macros Challenge at a later date.