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#TVWorkout Contest

Official Rules

Void outside the 50 United States, District of Columbia and where prohibited. Do not proceed to enter if you are not at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of, and located within, one of the 50 United States, or the District of Columbia, at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this sweepstakes.




CONTEST PERIOD: The #TVWorkout Contest ("Contest") begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("E.T.") on 5/27/14 and ends at 11:59 p.m. E.T. on 6/12/14 ("Sweepstakes Period").


SPONSOR: Meredith Corporation, 1716 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa ("Sponsor").


HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, there are two ways to enter:

  1. Via Instagram: Using a web-enabled mobile device, launch the Instagram Application and follow @fitnessmagazine on Instagram. You can search "fitnessmagazine" in the Instagram application or visit in an internet browser to locate and follow @fitnessmagazine. Using your mobile device, capture and upload to Instagram one (1) recent photo of you working out while watching your favorite television show that relates to "sweating through your favorite television show" theme and include the hashtag #TVWorkout to receive one (1) entry ("Entry") into the Contest Entry Period.
  2. Via Twitter: Using a web-enabled mobile device, log-in to your Twitter account, visit and follow @fitnessmagazine. @fitnessmagazine will post the following tweet during the Contest Period "TV addicts: send a pic of you sweating through your fave show using #tvworkout & you could win a trip to LA to work out w/ @HarleyPasternak!" To enter capture and upload to Twitter one (1) recent photo of you working out while watching your favorite television show that relates to the "sweating through your favorite television show" theme and include the hashtag #TVWorkout to receive one (1) entry ("Entry") into the Contest Entry Period.


All Entries are final upon submission. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or practices, or by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. E.T. on 06/12/14 to be eligible. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.


Entering this Contest requires a Twitter and or Instagram account, which are available for free at and If you choose to tweet or post to Instagram using your mobile device, data rates may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Entries that are obscene, crude, offensive or not in keeping with the Sponsor's image, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be reported and all associated entries will be void


Entry may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:

  • is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
  • promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message;
  • is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group; appears to duplicate any other submitted Entries;
  • defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
  • contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission;
  • contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, e-mail addresses or street addresses;
  • contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media), without permission;
  • contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission;
  • contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead;
  • Communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and/or
  • violates any law.

Photos must be taken by entrant, or at entrant's direction, and must be the original, unprofessional work of the entrant, may not have been previously published, must not have won previous awards and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. If the Entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render Entry null and void. By submitting an Entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the Entry consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to (i) verify any element of any Entry, related materials or entrant's eligibility; (ii) to request additional information; and (iii) to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the Contest, Sponsor, or Sponsor's advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule. By entering this Contest, you agree to provide any documentation or information deemed necessary by, and in a form acceptable to, Sponsor to satisfy the above requirement if asked by Sponsor to do so.


By submitting your Entry, you agree that your Entry conforms to these Official Rules and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify your Entry for any reason, including if it determines, in its sole discretion, that your Entry fails to conform to these Official Rules in any way or otherwise contains unacceptable content as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.


By submitting an Entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Entry to be posted at, or other websites. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry and reserve the right to remove any posted Entry at any time whatsoever and/or for any reason. Entrants agree that they will not use the Entry for any other purpose, including, without limitation, posting the Entry to any other online social networks, without the express consent of Sponsor in each instance.




LIMIT: One (1) Entry per person and per email address and per Instagram account and per Twitter account throughout the Contest Period. Entries received from any person, Instagram or Twitter username/email address in excess of the stated daily limitation will be void. You may only use one (1) email address and one (1) Instagram account and one (1) Twitter account to enter this Contest.


ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Contest and/or their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (regardless of where they reside) or household members, whether or not related. "Immediate family members" shall mean spouses, parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, and their respective spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.


JUDGING: On or about 6/13/14, a panel of qualified judges selected by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will judge all eligible Entries received throughout the Contest Entry Period based on the following criteria: adherence to "sweating through your favorite television show" theme (60%); personality of entrant as expressed through the photo (20%); and quality of photo resolution, lighting, and aesthetic image (20%).


WINNER NOTIFICATION: The three (3) potential Grand Prize winners will be notified via Instagram and or Twitter and will be required to contact the Sponsor at the email address provided in the notification within two (2) days. Potential Grand Prize winners may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Ownership, IRS W9 form, License of Work and Release of Liability/Publicity within two (2) days of date of notification or a runner-up winner may be notified. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential grand prize winner or a potential grand prize winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor's discretion, a runner-up winner may be notified.


GRAND PRIZES (3): One (1) trip to Los Angeles to work out with Harley Pasternak, and may appear in a future issue of Fitness magazine. A trip to Los Angeles on dates to be determined by Sponsor. Trip consists of roundtrip, coach class air transportation from the major U.S. gateway airport nearest winners' residence, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, to designated location, ARV $1,200, 3 days/2 nights' standard hotel accommodations (one (1) room, double occupancy) ARV $800. Total ARV of trip $2,000. Total ARV of all prizes awarded $6,000. If any winner resides within a 100-mile radius of destination, ground transportation will be provided in lieu of air transportation and no compensation or substitution will be provided in lieu thereof. The opportunity to appear in a future issue of Fitness magazine is not guaranteed and has no retail value, and if this prize component is not available and/or cannot be awarded for any reason, the remaining elements of the prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor's prize obligation to Grand Prize Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Actual value of trip, including without limitation air transportation and hotel accommodations, may vary based on point of departure, dates of travel and rates at time of booking. Any difference between stated ARV and actual value will not be awarded. Trip must be taken before July 31, 2014 or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner. Travel dates must coincide with the availability of Harley Pasternak. Winners are responsible for obtaining any necessary documentation (i.e., valid photo ID) prior to travel. All travel arrangements and reservations must be made through Sponsor's agent and on a carrier of Sponsor's choice. Certain blackout dates and travel restrictions may apply. All applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, and all other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including without limitation additional ground transportation, meals, souvenirs, luggage fees, incidentals and gratuities are the sole responsibility of the winners. Released Parties (as defined below) disclaim all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any prize (or portion thereof) accepted by winners. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.


Grand Prize Conditions: Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee either expressed or implied by the Sponsor. Grand Prize winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All applicable federal, state, and local taxes, if any, and all other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein are the sole responsibility of each Grand Prize winner. All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Released Parties (as defined below) disclaim all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any prize accepted by any Grand Prize Winner. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.


PRIVACY: When you are notified as a potential Grand Prize winner, we collect personally identifying information about you, including your name, complete mailing address, and email address.  Your information will not be sold or rented to third parties. You may be given the option to receive commercial e-mails from Sponsor; however, such emails are optional. Eligibility to participate in the Contest is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive e-mails and such consent will not affect entrant's chances of winning. For more information about how Sponsor uses the information you provide, see Sponsor's privacy policy at  IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHARE YOUR INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST.


ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at a AAA regional office in New York, NY; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages including attorney's fees or any other damages, other than for entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Contest), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.


LICENSE FOR USE OF ENTRIES: By submitting an Entry, each entrant grants, and represents and warrants that the entrant has the rights and authority necessary to grant, Sponsor an irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sublicensable license and right to exploit, edit, modify, and distribute the Entry and all elements of such Entry, including, without limitation, the names and likenesses of any individuals and/or locations embodied therein, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity without compensation, permission or notification to entrant or any third party.


RELEASES: By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to release Sponsor, Instagram, Twitter and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Contest and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss, death or damage arising in any manner, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Contest and/or acceptance, use or misuse of any prize (or portion thereof).


MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, undelivered, garbled or misdirected Entries, photos, comments, hashtags, and/or emails; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of Entries, photos, comments, hashtags and/or emails, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this Contest if the Contest is compromised by virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, proper play or integrity of the Contest. In the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor reserves the right to determine the potential Grand Prize winners from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received for the applicable Entry Period prior to date of cancellation or termination, using the judging process detailed herein. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, Entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the Instagram/Twitter account associated with the Entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned the Instagram/Twitter account by Instagram/Twitter account by Twitter. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use each entrant's name, Instagram/Twitter username, hometown (city and state), voice, biographical information, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this Contest in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the Contest, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winners' list, if applicable. Contest is subject to all applicable U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations.


WINNERS' NAMES: For winners' names, available after 07/13/2014, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners' List, #TVWorkout Contest, Meredith Corporation, 805 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10022.