ViSalus™ Announces First Project 10™ Winners, Awarding $10,000 to 10 People Who Lost 10 Pounds as Part of Company's Mission

 ViSalus™ Announces First Project 10™ Winners, Awarding $10,000 to 10 People
       Who Lost 10 Pounds as Part of Company's Mission to Fight Obesity

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViSalus^™, the company known for the
Body by Vi^™ 90-Day Challenge, recognized that people who lost 10 pounds
experienced a significant emotional and physical boost. This boost helped them
stick with their healthy habits and propel them towards their ultimate
weight-loss and fitness goals. To that end, ViSalus will be awarding a total
of $10,000 every week in 2013 to 10 people who lose 10 pounds during their
Body by Vi 90-Day Challenge. This program, called Project 10™, was developed
after studying weight loss transformations to recognize and motivate people
aligned with the company's mission to end the worldwide obesity epidemic 10
pounds at a time. This week, the company is celebrating the first round of
Project 10™ Weekly Winners from across North America.

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The Project 10 Winners consist of five women and five men who were chosen from
hundreds who submitted videos documenting their 10 pound weight loss journeys.
The Winners include Kelly Suchey (Arvada, CO), Randi-Lynn Ratuszniak
(Edmonton, AB), Jacki Clark (Sumter, SC), Tami Vaughan (Rockwall, TX), Vanessa
Klinger (Akron, PA), Jon Holzschuh (St. Paul, MN), Derrick White (Tampa, FL),
Marty Reed (Cedar Park, TX), Matthew Britt (Ottawa, ON) and Nelson Salgado
(Saginaw, MI). 

"Congratulations to the first Project 10 Winners! They demonstrated the
dedication and motivation necessary to lose those first 10 pounds on their
journeys to achieve their ultimate goals," said Ryan Blair, ViSalus Co-Founder
and Chief Executive Officer. "The discipline and speed put into losing the
first 10 pounds plays an important role in determining a person's overall
weight loss success. ViSalus is on a mission to fight obesity, a growing
epidemic that is threatening the health and future of our world. The Project
10 program supports this goal by providing financial rewards to Challenge
participants." 

The concept of tailoring a personal challenge for mainstream America is what
led to the creation of the Body by Vi Challenge. As a simple, rewarding and
fun program, the Body by Vi 90-Day Challenge quickly became the fastest
growing weight-loss and fitness Challenge in North America. Project 10 is just
one reward of over $47 million per year in free products, prizes and dream
vacations awarded to people on the Body by Vi Challenge.

Learn more about Project 10 or the NEW Body by Vi Challenge. For more
information about ViSalus visit vi.com and follow the Vi-Community on Facebook
and Twitter.

About ViSalus

Founded in 2005 with headquarters inLos Angeles, CAand Troy, MI.ViSalus™ is
the company behind the Body by Vi™ Challenge, a 90-day weight-loss and fitness
transformation platform. ViSalus champions personal victories and
entrepreneurship through a social marketing model, premium products, and
support community. ViSalus™ is majority-owned by Blyth, Inc. (NYSE: BTH)

Contact: Anne Cummings, 212-299-3975, Anne.Cummings@zenogroup.com

SOURCE ViSalus

Website: http://www.vi.com
 
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