Losing weight is a lot easier (and a lot more fun!) when you're not alone in your struggle. Get down (a dress size, that is) with someone who's already lost weight. You just might be successful—in getting fit and finding friendship too.
How it Works
The story behind the Buddy System : learn why having a friend can help you lose weight.
Meet the Buddies
Different women, different sizes, different goals. Get to know each buddy team —and follow up on their progress.
Create Your Own Buddy System
Get started! Explore resources and meet others who are ready to pair up and lead a healthier lifestyle.
From the August 2001 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
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