Slimdown Showdown http://tpr.org en H-E-B's Slimdown Showdown Gets Under Way, Gives Contestants Incentive To Get Fit http://tpr.org/post/h-e-bs-slimdown-showdown-gets-under-way-gives-contestants-incentive-get-fit <p>It’s a new year and many people are embarking on fitness goals as resolutions, but a group of 30 people are participating in the fourth installment of a competition by H-E-B to drop the pounds and get in shape.</p><p>This is the first week of H-E-B’s 14-week Slimdown Showdown, where 30 participants from around the state are in San Antonio to go through fitcamp, an evaluation of their current fitness level.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:11:24 +0000 Joey Palacios 24742 at http://tpr.org H-E-B's Slimdown Showdown Gets Under Way, Gives Contestants Incentive To Get Fit Slimming Down More Than A Resolution For Showdown Participants http://tpr.org/post/slimming-down-more-resolution-showdown-participants <p>As the second edition of HEB’s 16-week Slimdown&nbsp;Showdown begins, the 25 competitors participating this year are taking physicals through the Methodist Health System.</p><p>This week is Fit Camp where the contestants attend classes on healthy living and do tests to see where they are physically. On the first day, 34-year-old Juan Ramirez of San Antonio is taking a stress test on a treadmill.</p><p>Ramirez said the $10,000 grand prize is not the main goal, instead he wants to lose about 60 lbs. and get a better handle on his lifestyle.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 22:12:57 +0000 Joey Palacios 4738 at http://tpr.org Slimming Down More Than A Resolution For Showdown Participants