Live Healthier Havering - FREE weight management programme - Everyone Active - Starting this month!

Live Healthier Havering - FREE weight management programme - Everyone Active - Starting this month!

By Everyone Active on 06/01/2022

WHAT IS LIVE HEALTHIER HAVERING?

Live Healthier Havering provides free practical support and guidance to empower individuals to make small, realistic changes to their diet and health to enable people to live healthy lives. The programme is 12 weeks long with up to one year follow up to help embed the positive changes to your eating habits and physical activity level.

The programme consists of group-based sessions open to all ages (18yrs+), genders and abilities with programmes running across Havering. All programmes are led by qualified weight management and exercise specialists so you will receive expert and up-to-date support free of charge.

 

WHO IS LIVE HEALTHIER HAVERING FOR?

Havering residents

Aged 18+

BMI equal to or greater than 25 kg/m² (adjusted to 23kg/m² in people of Black African, African-Caribbean and Asian origin) up to a BMI of 40. Work out your BMI here.

We ask that individuals in the post-natal period (0-2 years after birth) discuss whether the programme is appropriate for them with their GP and referral is completed by their GP

We advise that individuals should consult with their GP prior to starting any new exercise or nutrition programme.

 

WHAT DOES LIVE HEALTHIER HAVERING INVOLVE?

We require you to be motivated to making lifestyle changes and commit to attending a weekly 2 hour session consisting of a 1 hour class room based session and a 45 minute low impact physical activity session for 12 weeks.

 

The class room session covers subjects such as:

the eatwell guide and food labelling

portion sizes

emotional and comfort eating

movement

making healthy eating and physical activity part of your routine

The physical activity session:

caters to all abilities

supports your own goals

provides a fun and supportive environment for you to increase your physical activity levels safely

 

You will be offered a confidential weight and measuring service at the start of each session so we can support and track your progress.

Our sessions are led by experienced instructors who develop a great environment and allow time to socialise with other individuals to discuss challenges and success.

 

We will have a whatsapp or facebook group to help share hints and tips such as activity classes or recipe ideas whilst on the programme.

We require participants to provide us with information which will be used for monitoring and evaluation of their progress throughout the 12 week programme. On completion of the scheme you will be supported to maintain your weight loss and healthy lifestyle journey.

 

WHAT CAN LIVE HEALTHIER HAVERING DO FOR ME?

Our programme has successfully supported lots of people to lose weight and maintain it.

people who complete the full 12 week programme on average lose 5% of their body weight

increase your energy levels

increase your self-esteem

reduced risk of disease such as coronary heart disease, diabetes and stroke

increased mobility

 

For more info and to sign up go to:

https://www.everyoneactive.com/news/live-healthier-havering/ 

 

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