Q1: Should I consult a doctor before beginning this challenge?
A1: We recommend that you consult your doctor before beginning any nutritional and exercise program.
Q2: Who is eligible to participate in Lighten Up Charleston?
A2: Everyone is invited to join Lighten Up Charleston. There is information, activities and programs for both adults and children.
Q3: When and how do I register to participate in Lighten Up Charleston?
A3: Registration is easy. Click on the Register Now button in the right hand corner and you will be asked several questions. Then you will be able to start tracking your progress!
Q4: Can I join at any time?
A4: You are invited to join at any time, just click REGISTER NOW and join the challenge, while learning more about healthy eating, physical activity, portion control, drinking less sugary sweetened beverages, tracking and so much more.
Q5: How do I register an organization?
A5: You can easily register an Organization by logging in and clicking Create an Organization.
Q6: Can I be a member of more than 1 organization?
A6: Yes and your weight will be logged in with each organization; however, on the challenge dashboard the weight will only be recorded once.
Q7: What is my username and password?
A7: You choose your username and password. Using your last name and first letter are always potential options and easier to remember.
Q8: How do I get weighed- in?
A8: The weigh ins are self reporting and you can use your scale at home or at one of community sites. To record your weight click WEIGH IN on the weight chart side bar.
Q9: How do I track my progress?
A9: When you log in each time with your username and password you will have the opportunity to record your weight, physical activity and fruits and other activities. This information will appear in your journal that will help you with tracking your history throughout this challenge.