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Isagenix Names Global IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner Finalists

When we announced that we would be naming our first-ever GLOBAL IsaBody Challenge® Grand Prize Winner at Global Celebration 2019, it was a BIG deal (and rightfully so). The IsaBody Challenge is one of our biggest programs at Isagenix, and it’s easy to see why.

This 16-week journey is your opportunity to discover what’s possible and to transform your body and your life in ways you couldn’t anywhere else, no matter where you’re starting from, what your goals are, or what obstacles are standing in your way.

Completing this Challenge and being an IsaBody™ participant is a huge honor, so we can only imagine the pride one of these amazing individuals is going to feel when they’re announced as our first Global IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner and the recipient of US$50,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to next year’s Celebration event!

Meet the 11 remarkable individuals from around the world who have been named their market’s IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner and are now in the running for the incredible title of GLOBAL IsaBody Grand Prize Winner.

Australia IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner

Thomas Philbin-Malucelli
Sydney, Australia
Age: 32
Height: 6’2”
Total Weight Gain: 19 pounds of lean muscle*
Challenges Completed: 6

As a burned-out restaurant manager, Thomas was working long hours and late nights and felt like his life was falling apart. He was losing his health, his relationship, and his self-confidence. He wanted to make a change, but the negative environment and people he surrounded himself with left him feeling stuck … until he found the IsaBody Challenge.

This journey has not only given Thomas the space to set big goals and the community to inspire and motivate him, but it has also given him the love and support he needed to keep pushing himself every day. Now, just two years later, he’s the fittest, strongest, and happiest he’s ever been.

Canada IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner

Canada IsaBody Finalist Chera H.Chera Harris
Kelowna, British Columbia
Age: 44
Height: 6’1”
Total Weight Loss: 111 pounds**
Challenges Completed: 4

At 277 pounds, Chera had lost her self-confidence. She was at the lowest point in her life both physically and mentally — not even her job brought her joy. She wasn’t happy with her reflection and lived with daily aches and pains. Hopeless about the future, she wondered, “Is this as good as it gets?”

Then Chera completed her first IsaBody Challenge … then another and another and another. That fourth one paid off, and she was named the Canada IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner! She believes she would not have reached this success without the IsaBody community cheering her on because here, you don’t have to walk this journey alone.

Colombia IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner

Colombia IsaBody Finalist Maria R.Maria Carmenza Rivera Garcia
Bogota, Colombia
Age: 41
Height: 5’0”
Total Weight Gain: 5 kilograms (11 pounds) of lean muscle*
Challenges Completed: 3

As a working mom of two, Maria was stressed, anxious about the future, and doubtful about herself and the many people who had believed in her and her goals. She started to wonder where her life was going until she was introduced to Isagenix and the IsaBody Challenge, which took her somewhere she never saw coming.

Not only was Maria able to lose weight and increase her energy, but she’s also happier and more confident than she’s been in a long time. She feels she has partnered with a company that will allow her to make her dreams and goals a reality while helping others transform their lives. For Maria, that’s the most beautiful thing of all.

Europe IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner

Europe Finalist Kathryn H.

Kathryn Harrold
Nottingham, England
Age: 40
Height: 5’4”
Total Weight Loss: 19 kilograms (42 pounds)**
Challenges Completed: 2

After tragically losing her partner, Kathryn hit rock bottom. All she had ever dreamed about was getting married and having kids. With that dream gone, the years flew by without her, and Kathryn found herself feeling lonely and worthless. Then, in 2018, she did something she hadn’t done in a long time — she set a goal to look and feel her best by her 40th birthday.

Kathryn was introduced to Isagenix and signed up for the IsaBody Challenge as soon as her first box arrived. Things changed fast, and she found the confidence and self-esteem she had been missing for so long. Today, she says Isagenix helped her become the best version of herself. She realized she never lost her dream; it just took a different shape.

Hong Kong IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner

Hong Kong Finalist Kamlesh Lal M.

Kamlesh Lal Malkani
Hong Kong
Age: 46
Height: 5’10”
Total Weight Lost: 21 kilograms (46 pounds)**
Challenges Completed: 1

Being born in Hong Kong, Kamlesh has been fortunate to be surrounded by multicultural friends and colleagues who have introduced him to their worlds both in culture and in cuisine. Kamlesh loves to explore these differences, but as someone who loves to eat and who has also struggled with weight his entire life, his body has gone through more changes that he cares to remember.

Through Isagenix, Kamlesh has finally been able to embrace the benefits of living a well-balanced lifestyle, which has helped him improve his habits when spending time with friends, family, and colleagues while also rediscovering his love for activities like paddling, hiking, and enjoying the outdoors. He continues to transform with the Isagenix System and has started sharing his story with others so they can, too.

Indonesia IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner

Indonesia Finalist Dimas Y.A.

Dimas Yudhistira Astura
East Java, Indonesia
Age: 32
Height: 5’7”
Total Weight Loss: 6 kilograms (13 pounds)**
Challenges Completed: 3

For Dimas, joining the IsaBody Challenge is not about winning or losing — it’s about the commitment he makes to himself, his friends, family, and patients. As a doctor, he is continually trying to improve his life through his health and  inspire those around him to do the same.

This Challenge is just that: a challenge. It has forced Dimas to wake up early and go home late at night, but he’s fine with that because he’s living the life he preaches. His hope is to always show others that leading a healthy lifestyle is the key to living your best life.

Mexico IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner

Mexico IsaBody Finalist Luis M.Luis Montes
Cacahoatan, Mexico
Age: 29
Height: 5’6”
Total Weight Loss: 16 kilograms (35 pounds)**
Challenges Completed: 1

As a young man, Luis didn’t worry much about his health. But, when his dad began to face several challenges with his health, Luis decided it was time to make a change. He had a rough start in the gym, but with the help of Isagenix, he was able improve his health and his energy so he could start making the changes he was looking for.

Since then, Luis and his wife have started building their Isagenix business and are inspiring other young individuals to live a life focused on success. This includes the most important young people in their lives, their three kids, who witness every day what it’s like when you make your goals and dreams a reality.

New Zealand IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner

New Zealand Finalist Ruka Te M.

Ruka Te Moana
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Age: 37
Height: 5’7”
Total Weight Loss: 34 kilograms (75 pounds)**
Total Weight Gain: 6 kilograms (13 pounds) of lean muscle*
Challenges Completed: 8

Four years ago, Ruka was exercising regularly, but he couldn’t out-exercise his poor eating and drinking habits. He continued to feel tired, unmotivated, and helpless, which was taking a huge toll on his body and entire well-being. Ruka tried many fad diets and programs but failed time and time again due to a lack of accountability and support.

When Ruka found the IsaBody Challenge, he knew things would be different because of the amazing nutritional system and unwavering support from the community. He is now in the best physical shape he’s ever been in, but he’s most grateful for the intangible results, the things you can’t see, like being far more present as a husband and active as a father.

South Korea IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner

South Korea IsaBody Finalist Cheol-Kee K.Cheol-Kee Kim
Seoul, South Korea
Age: 60
Height: 5’8”
Total Weight Loss: 10 kilograms (22 pounds)**
Challenges Completed: 1

In just 16 weeks, the IsaBody Challenge has helped Cheol-Kee regain the youth, health, and confidence he had somehow lost over the last 60 years. He’s now a completely new person and couldn’t be more grateful to Isagenix and the experience he has had.

Cheol-Kee fully believes that if he could make this total-body and life transformation, others can, too, and he’s committed to showing them how through sharing the vision of Isagenix and the IsaBody Challenge.

Taiwan Finalist Pin-Chen L.

Taiwan IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner

Pin-Chen Lai
Yunlin, Taiwan
Age: 36
Height: 5’3”
Total Weight Loss: 54.3 kilograms (119.46 pounds)**
Challenges Completed: 3

When the stress and pressure of life started getting to Pin-Chen, you could find her at midnight secretly eating unhealthy snacks. A close friend began to worry about her substantial weight gain and reached out, and Pin-Chen now calls that friend her lifesaver for introducing her to Isagenix.

Pin-Chen has lost more than 100 pounds,** but the IsaBody Challenge has given her way more than her health. This community has lifted her soul and inner spirit, and she’s been able to find joy and happiness in her family. Now, instead of eating, you can find Pin-Chen sleeping peacefully at midnight.

U.S. IsaBody Challenge Grand Prize Winner

U.S. IsaBody Finalist Jennifer R.

Jennifer Riveira
California, United States
Age: 45
Height: 5’3”
Total Weight Loss: 76 pounds**
Challenges Completed: 5

When Jen’s weight gain was spiraling out of control, she went to see her doctor because she thought there must be something wrong. She’d never been that heavy in her entire life. She knew she needed to make a change, so she reached out to a friend who’d experienced weight loss success with Isagenix.

To hold herself accountable, Jen joined the IsaBody Challenge and stuck with it again and again. Now, she’s not only in the best shape of her life, but she’s also building an Isagenix business to help others do the same.

Back when she was 190 pounds, Jennifer never would have believed it if someone had told her she’d be living the life she is now. Today, Jennifer looks great and feels even better, and she’s never going back to how things were before.

Be Our Next GRAND PRIZE WINNER!

Inspired by these incredible stories, and ready to see yourself onstage as an IsaBody Finalist? Register for the IsaBody Challenge today, and discover how you can transform your life in 16 weeks.

*​Weight loss, muscle gain, lifestyle, and other results depicted here reflect exceptional individual experiences of Isagenix Customers and should not be construed as typical or average. Results vary with individual effort, body composition, eating patterns, time, exercise, and other factors, such as genetic and physiological makeup.

**Weight loss should not be considered typical. A two-phase 2016 study published by researchers at Skidmore College showed an average weight loss of 24 pounds after 12 weeks. The study evaluated the use of Isagenix products in men and women for weight loss followed by weight maintenance. As part of the weight loss phase, the participants took part in a calorie-controlled regimen of Shake Days and one Cleanse Day per week. During the weight maintenance phase, the subjects who continued the calorie-controlled program using Isagenix products better maintained their weight loss in comparison to those who transitioned to a traditional diet after 52 weeks. For more information on the study, see IsagenixHealth.net.