We are excited to share the details of this year’s WIP Challenge. This Challenge is a special one as it falls on our 5th anniversary and we have really amped things up.  Whether you are looking to start a new fitness regimen or are a seasoned WIPster looking to up your game, the challenge is for everyone! The WIP Challenge will run for 5 weeks from April 16th - May 20th and we are confident this is going to be the best year yet.  Unlimited workouts, personalized motivation, prizes and more! You will even receive an exclusive WIP Fitness baseball hat.

Have you already come up with reasons why you can't do the challenge?  Busy schedule?  Don't know if you can handle a boot camp class?  Read this BLOG post about why you SHOULD (and can) WIP! 

We have taken our survey results into account when putting this challenge together, so there will be some new components. We have changed our Grand Prize category and the nutritional portion (supplemental charge) of the challenge is more personalized.

This is how it works. The Challenge is open to everyone and here are the options.

Unlimited Members - $30 - Purchase Here

Punchcard Holders, New and Past Clients - $115  - Purchase Here

Every challenge participant will receive:

  1. Unlimited workouts for 5 weeks (April 16th-May 20th)

  2. WIP Fitness Baseball Hat - Buy Early only the first 125 Chllengers are guarenteed a hat!

  3. ½ Way Bootcamp and Beers events in all 3 locations

  4. Supermarket Tour WeHa and Canton-Shop Like a Dietitian: Eating Healthy Made Easy

  5. Eligibility for prizes in 5 categories in all 3 locations  

  6. Entrance into WIP Games team competition

  7. WIP 101 in WeHa and Canton-Breaking down a WIP workout 

  8. Entrance into the WIPster of the Week Running

  9. Access to Private 2018 WIP Challenge Facebook Page

  10. ANC Inbody scans at the beginning and end of the challenge

  11. Option of Nutritional add-on “WIP Shape-up Challenge” Supp. $65/$70

Total Value - $305 + Prizes

Speaking of Prizes!!! How do you win them? There are 5 categories that you can compete in. Competing in categories in 100% optional and this year we have a new Grand Prize category based on survey feedback. Prizes will be awarded in all locations with the exception on WIP Games which will have 1 winning team.

  1. Highest percentage of muscle gain - based on survey results gaining muscle was the #1 reason you come to WIP. #2 is reduce stress (see bootcamp and beers events)

  2. Weight Loss Percentage (highest overall percentage of weight loss?)

  3. Best Transformation (not looking to lose weight, this category focuses on overall body transformation)

  4. Most Improved (Working on your form? This category is chosen by the coaches and awarded to the person who has improved their individual form the most.

  5. WIP Games Team Winner - The WIP Games  will be hosted in West Hartford. The team of 4 with the best score will win. WIP games is Sunday, May 20th (more info below)


1 What is the cost of the challenge?

**Optional Challenge Add-on**

  • Unlimited Monthly Members Nutritional Challenge are $65- Purchase Here

  • Punchcard and New/Past Clients Nutritional Challenge are $70- Purchase Here

2 What if I have no interest in competing in any of the categories?

  • No Worries, just come for the great deal on unlimited workouts and the WIP Fitness Baseball Hat

3 What is the deal with the Boot Camp and Beers

  • We will be hosting a Bootcamp and Beers at all locations. Join us for 1 or all.

  1. Wednesday, May 9th, Canton - Workout at 6:30 pm and stay for a drink, snack and hanging with FV WIPsters

  2. Thursday, May 10th, Downtown - Workout at 6:00 pm and stay for a drink, snack, and hanging with your Downtown WIPsters

  3. Friday, May 11th, West Hartford - Workout at 5:00 pm and stay for a drink, snack and hanging with WeHa WIPsters

4 What is the grocery store all about?

  • A private tour of ShopRite with Shana the grocery store guru dietitian. Not interested in having to spend hours at the grocery store to look at hundreds of foods labels? Well. Shana will lead you through the store, highlighting various food items you should be eating and taking the guess work out of it! She will provide product and meals ideas, tips and tricks for easy meal planning that are delicious as well as, great for muscle gain and weight loss. Visits will be May 7th in Canton and May 14th in West Hartford/Hartford.

5 What is the deal with the WIP 101 - Check out Laura’s blog post as to why this is great way to start WIPping

  • On Tuesday, April 3rd in Weha at 7:45 pm and on Thursday, April 5th at 4:30 pm you are welcome to come to WIP 101. A special class designed to walk you through the flow of a WIP Class, help break down the WIP core movements, offer proper form corrections and tips, and help give WIP first timers a little sneak peak into what a WIP class really looks like.

 6 Are you offering a nutritional component to the challenge?

  • We are fired up about our supplemental WIP Nutrition Shape-up Challenge. Having a nutritional challenge was mentioned a ton in the survey results so we have worked very hard to provide a well priced, personalized, comprehensive nutritional challenge. Please follow this link for all the details. Cost for the nutritional challenge is as follows:

Nutritional Unlimited Members - $65 - Purchase Here

Nutritional Punchcard Holders, New and Past clients - $70 - Purchase Here

7  What is involved with the highest muscle gain percentage?

  • Corey from ANC will be at WIP WeHa Saturday April 14th and TBD in Canton doing InBody scans measuring muscle mass. You can also go see Corey at ANC in Avon if you cannot make those times. You must be scanned by Tuesday, April 16th to be eligible. Scans are normally $25 but are free if you are doing the challenge. You will also be required to scan 1 more time at the end of the Challenge and he will determine the winner based on scan results.

8 What does the WIP hat look like?

  • It’s a baseball hat. It is awesome. It will be revealed very soon.

9 What if I am away during the Challenge time?

  • The challenge is a great value, even if you are out of town and miss a week or two. We cannot add extra time at the end of the challenge period to make up for lost time.

10 If I want to participate in the weight loss portion of the challenge, what do I do?

  • As previously mentioned participation in all categories is optional. If you would like to participate in the weight loss portion, you need to weigh in by day 3 of the challenge at your home gym. You must weigh in with an ambassador/coach/MaryKate/Laura.

11 What else is involved in the weight loss portion?

  • We do NOT require you to take pictures or post your weight or anything else. The last few days of the challenge, you will have 1 more chance to weigh in and the highest percentage of weight loss at each location will win a prize. Your beginning or end weights will never be public.

12 What are the WIP Games?

  • Sunday May 20th there will be no regularly scheduled classes. All participants of the challenge are invited to participate in the 3rd annual Challenge WIP Games. People will compete in teams of 4. You may make 1 buddy request and then you will be matched up from there. There will be several time slots that you can sign up for and the challenge/workout will last for about 30 minutes. The event will be held in WeHa and the team with the most points will win bragging rights and MORE..

13 What are WIPsters of the Week?

  • This is an acknowledgment of individual(s) in all 3 locations who the coaches feel are just killing it each week. There is no formula to winning WIPster of the week.

 14 What are the prizes?

  • Prizes vary, but include memberships, gift cards and swag

15 What if I frequent multiple locations?  Will I be eligible for prizes at all?

  • The gym that you frequent the most (based on attendance during challenge) is where you will  be eligible for prizes

16 What is the access to the private Facebook Page?

  • Coaches and clients can track progress, share recipes, discuss goals and celebrate personal victories.

17 What is the best thing about the Challenge?

  • In our opinion, it is the energy and excitement that comes with the Challenge. So let’s get started!

If you have any additional questions please do not hesitate to email Mary Kate or Laura. We are so excited to get our Challenge on Together.