Frequent Questions About THE MAX Challenge and Weight Loss
While there are many reasons that people decide to undertake THE MAX Challenge, the most common is for weight loss. What some people don’t realize, however, is that weight loss is a natural outcome of our program, only one of the many benefits of our structured approach. Incorporating fitness, nutrition, and motivation, our program participants enjoy the challenge that MAX offers and love the life-changing results that they see.
To help get you started, we’ve answered a few of your most common questions about THE MAX Challenge and weight loss below:
- What is the best weight loss program?
There are countless weight loss programs on the market that all claim to be the best and the most effective. Most of these programs offer packaged and prepared meals, which may allow you to lose weight but teaches you nothing about how to keep it off.
At MAX, we understand that the best weight loss program combines fitness, nutrition, and motivation. With constantly changing exercise routines, practical support for food preparation, and peer-to-peer support and trainer encouragement, THE MAX Challenge is the ideal option for anyone looking to take control of their health. More than just a weight loss program, MAX is a lifestyle change.
- Can you lose 10 pounds in a week?
This is always a difficult question. While it is possible for the scale to drop ten pounds in a week, it is not possible for this to all be actual fat loss. Weight loss is impacted by many factors, from dramatic shifts in eating habits to water loss and retention throughout the day. Remember, what matters most isn’t the number on the scale: it’s how you feel.
- How can I lose weight fast in 3 days?
Rapid weight loss is rarely sustainable, so while fad or crash diets may move the scale, they are an ineffective overall weight loss strategy. Instead, your best option when it comes to weight loss is an approach that combines healthy fitness, nutrition, and motivation. For those who notice weight loss in the first few days of THE MAX Challenge, we say to you: keep it up! The best motivation is progress.
- Is working out three days a week enough to lose weight?
Regardless of quantity or quality, all exercise has positive effects. For those who have a significant amount of weight to lose, however, regular and intensive workouts provide a better framework for sustained weight loss. Daily exercise, in particular, has shown increased energy, higher motivation, and a better overall sense of well-being in MAX participants.
- What are the ten best exercises to lose weight?
The key to weight loss is to meet the client where (s)he is at, and work progressively toward a more challenging exercise regimen. While there is no magical workout to shed pounds, a structured program that engages the entire body in a fun but challenging environment not only encourages muscle gain and fat loss but leads to a sleeker, more toned body.
At MAX, we know that exercises including both strength training and cardio workouts are particularly effective for weight loss. We also take care to avoid repetitive workouts, so there is always something new and different to try. For those interested in our cardio fat loss plan, our simultaneous nutrition education plan maximizes results.
- Does a high protein diet help with weight loss?
Any diet plan for weight loss should include healthy, lean proteins from a variety of sources, including lean red meat, poultry, fish, and seafood. Since everyone’s body and tastes differ, our trainers work with each individual participant to create a diet plan individualized to your specific weight loss goals. Since MAX is a lifestyle change as much as a weight loss plan, we also provide information on which foods will support your ongoing weight loss, thus helping you to become an expert in food selection and preparation.
- What are effective ways to lose weight after 40?
Online weight loss programs – often targeted specifically to women over the age of forty – tend to offer extremely specific meal plans and exercise routines. Unfortunately, what all these programs lack is a motivational component, which we know at MAX is a key factor to permanent weight loss. From group workouts to trainer feedback to peer-to-peer support, our focus on motivation will ensure that you do not become discouraged. Unlike other diet plans that are too strict or boring to maintain, our supportive environment will make weight loss easy and fun.
About THE MAX Challenge
Choosing THE MAX Challenge provides you with an array of locations to begin your weight loss journey. Gyms and fitness centers offering THE MAX Challenge are located throughout the United States, with a handy map on our locations page allowing you to find your closest facility. Each MAX gym offers the same range of programs and focuses on our three key areas of fitness, nutrition, and motivation. This unique combination will fill in the gaps that you’ve been missing with dieting alone. Easy-to-follow workouts allow you to challenge yourself at your own pace, all with the support of like-minded participants in your community.
For those who need it, discounts are available to reduce the cost of our 10-week MAX Challenge. Of course, the real value of our program is the dramatic results that people experience, from losing weight to gaining self-confidence to discovering newfound energy and vitality for life. In fact, we are so certain that you will see amazing results that we offer a 100% money-back guarantee for those who participate fully in the program but don’t see the results they expect. With tens of thousands of people across the United States have already completed THE MAX Challenge, we know that you can be one of them.
Check out Success Stories to see for yourself how effective THE MAX Challenge has been with our members!