Scale Back Alabama

It’s a New Year! A New You!
Scale Back Alabama is returning for the eighth year!

UAB Employees can participate in the Scale Back Alabama program, a statewide weight loss initiative that challenges participants to get healthy. 

UAB Employees
            Weigh-in dates: January 19 – 23, 2015
            Weigh-out dates: April 6 – 10, 2015

Watch for additional information on how to participate.

Great Job UAB Employees!


UAB employees participated in the seventh annual Scale Back Alabama program, a statewide weight loss contest that challenges participants to get healthy.

UAB Employees registered for weigh-in beginning January 21-24, 2014 and weighed out April 7-11, 2014.
  • 341 employees completed the challenge losing a combined total of 2,332 pounds
  • 4 UAB teams reached their goal of each team member losing 10 pounds or more
  • 108 individual participants lost 10 pounds or more


Scale Back Alabama in the News

Commit to losing 10 pounds in 10 weeks during Scale Back Alabama - UAB Reporter, January 15, 2014 
Sticking with smaller goals keeps weight loss on track
– UAB News, Thursday January 17, 2013