This Diet App Lets You Compete with Others to Lose More Weight

It’s midsummer so it’s probably safe to assume that most of us have already forgotten our New Year’s resolutions – especially if it involved losing weight. If you really want to meet your weight challenge and have a little fun, here’s a dieting app that can inject some real rewards into your diet regimen: DietBet. It’s a little app that lets you join bets to lose weight in four short weeks – or lose money.

The largest pot of money on DietBet is about $150,000 ($25 to enter). Everyone who joins put money into the pot and everyone who loses 4% of body weight gets a share. That’s definitely worth chucking the ice cream.

Here is a testimonial from a happy winner on DietBet:

I reluctantly joined DietBet at the request of some of my work peers in the competitive eating world. I realized after losing 18 pounds in 28 days, that I had so much more work to do. So, that first DietBet started me on my journey and I have lost 104 pounds in 55 weeks. I am currently doing another DietBet to get off those final 10 pounds. I feel great! – Joel (photos below)

The diet app is also social and interactive. There’s nothing like a friendly game to get everyone motivated – you can share stories about your weight challenges or photos of your new skinny jeans. It’s all about community. Now let’s get to running!