The bottom line: Maintenance is the key and most difficult part of weight loss. The intervention focused on maintenance-specific strategies and delivered in a resource-conserving way modestly slowed the rate of weight regain in obese adults. Subjects averaged 16 pounds during the 16-week trial, but a large portion regained the weight. A group-based weight loss program to determine if a low-intensity intervention including relapse-prevention planning, self-monitoring, and social support helped participants keep off the weight off. More research is needed to look at a more diverse population.