About Us

Scale Back Alabama (SBA) is a free statewide weight-loss program designed to encourage Alabamians to get healthy and to have fun while doing it. Since the first competition in 2007, Alabamians have lost more than one million pounds!

Scale Back Alabama is designed to address the state’s challenge with obesity; however, we caution individuals to check with their health care provider before beginning a new exercise or diet regimen.

2015 Dates

  • Kick-Off: January 6
  • Weigh-In Week: January 19-25
  • Weigh-Out Week: April 6-12
  • Final Event: April 24


Weigh-Out Week for Scale Back Alabama 2015 was April 6-12. Congratulations to everyone who participated! The Final Event announcing winners is scheduled for April 24. Check back at it gets closer for details on how to watch.

Visit Health Tips to read our weekly health tips and tips from our health experts.

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