What is MyGoal?
MyGoal is a free goal-setting platform made specifically for people who want to lose weight. Unlike other weight loss applications, our methodology is structured to help people leverage the power of incentives and accountability and increase people’s chances of success by up to 3x.
How does MyGoal work?
Yet, most of us struggle to achieve our goals. There’s a big difference between having a goal and achieving a goal - MyGoal works by helping people eliminate this gap by utilizing social motivation and financial incentive.
It’s really quite simple, money motivates! Leading academic research shows that money enhances weight loss success, making dieters significantly more likely to lose weight. At MyGoal you commit to your goal by putting money on the line and then turn your goal into a reality! And if you achieve your goal you will get your money back.
And you don't have to do this alone. Make it fun with people who get you and who’ll hold you accountable. In conjunction with social team work & encouragement and peer pressure - MyGoal it is a powerful and exciting weight loss tool.
How are teams set up?
You are getting assigned into your online team automatically based on your and your teammates BMI so everybody in the team has very similar weight goals. You don't have to worry if you don't have anybody to work with in your real life. You can change the team later or invite your friends or family members to join your team.
Team members use in-application chat to communicate, update their weight progress and support each other.
What makes this different than weight loss communities?
When you working in a huge community, everything works great as long as you making constant progress.
But if something goes wrong, there is a chance that nobody would care that you lost.
At MyGoal you work in a small team and stay visible every time every day. If something went wrong your friends will see it immediately and will be able to help.
Do you provide nutritional and exercise programs?
We focus on social, motivational part and financial incentive for your success so you can use anything you like and what works best for you as well as share your methods with your team.
How much money does MyGoal members put on the line?
Typically it is 5$, 100$ or 300$ depending on the level of motivation you need.
How does it differ from other weight loss motivational tools?
At MyGoal mutual support is the basis of your work with the team where other social tools mostly focus on competition.
People supporting each other form stronger relationships it makes weight loss process easier, not to mention a lot more fun.
Financial incentive magnifies the effect of social pressure and makes your chances of success up to 3x better.
Is this for women only?
Anybody can join, and our teams are usually mixed.
May I connect through Facebook?
Yes, this is our primary sign in mechanism.
Will you share my data?
We don't share any data, you work in a team using private nickname and avatar. You do not post anything on your facebook feed unless you want it.