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Action News 5 brings you 'ShapeUp Showdown'

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(WMC-TV) - We want to help YOU lose weight!  Action News 5 is teaming up with several partners to bring you a "ShapeUp ShowDown."

Our 90 day program is much like NBC's "Biggest Loser, which is set to premiere October 8.  But, our weight loss competition is set in the Mid-South with Mid-South contestants, trainers, and nutritionists.

The casting call for contestants is coming up in about two weeks.

Action News 5's Kym Clark will share more information about ShapeUp ShowDown next week during our 6 a.m. hour.

Here's a little bit about some of the companies we are teaming up with to help you lose weight:

Mid-South Public Access Defibrillation Program

Our mission:

Project Heart Beat has one main goal: to save lives through early defibrillation and education. Mid-South Project Heart Beat's objective is to make Automated External defibrillators (AED) as accessible as fire extinguishers throughout our community.

Why the program was created:

Mid-South Project Heart Beat was created to increase the survival rates for victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest throughout the Mid-South. The program was designed to offer all agencies businesses and organizations every element possible to implement these life-saving programs affordably, easily and successfully. Offering the best quality assurance for their individual site programs.

Click here for more information:

Memphis Judo Jiu Jitsu & Fitness Kickboxing

Our mission is to positively impact people's lives with the many benefits of reality mixed martial arts and fitness training throughout the Mid-South. We are committed to helping each and every person reach and surpass their respective goals. We pledge to uphold standards of excellence that inspire students to see beyond their current potential and reach new levels of personal success.


Body by Vi is a 90 day challenge, click here for more information:

LifeSigns Prevention Group

Lifesigns, a Memphis, Tennessee health care company, has provided clinical examination services for corporate clients since 1992. Lifesigns has conducted health and wellness exams for over 250,000 individuals. Seeing 12,000 patients in 2006, the same Lifesigns clinics provided services to over 25,000 individuals/employees in the past year.

ProActive Heart and Vascular

ProActive Heart & Vascular offers comprehensive Cardiac and Vascular care. From Heart Healthiness and Prevention to advanced diagnostic testing and treatment, ProActive will meet all of your Heart needs.

American Medical Response

AMR serves more communities and customers than any other private ambulance service provider in the nation.

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