East Tennessee Firefighter Perry Pruitt was named the winner of the 2014 Covenant Health Biggest Winner weight loss Challenge on Friday's Live at Five at 4.
Since their first meeting in November of 2013, Perry has lost 87 pounds, more than any team member in Biggest Winner history, his cholesterol has dropped from 211 to 161, and his blood pressure has gone from 138/90 to 114/70.
Members of the Covenant Health Biggest Winner work with coaches, personal trainers, life coaches, and dietitians in an effort to lose weight and get healthy.
"It made it so much easier just to have people to look to when things were getting hard or things were going good," said Pruitt.
In all the 2014 team lost over 300 pounds as part of their training for the 2014 Knoxville Marathon on March 30 in downtown Knoxville.
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Members of the 2014 Covenant Health Biggest winner weight loss challenge team talk about their experience.
Pruitt wants to use his time in the marathon to raise money and awareness to the Knoxville Coalition on Childhood obesity. If you would like to learn more message him on Facebook.