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FitFans Adult Weight Management Programme

Title
FitFans Adult Weight Management Programme
Source/publisher
Weight Management Centre
Contact email address
info@fitfans.co.uk
Publication year 2013
Date entered into repository16 January 2013
Introduction
The FitFans project has been commissioned by the Health Authority in Hull to provide free weight loss support for all people in Hull. FitFans delivers safe effective weight loss through specialist lifestyle and exercise programme. One of the FitFans target groups is men over the age of 40, and this is because middle aged men are failing to access support in managing their weight, and are consequently suffering the health consequences
What did you do? Briefly describe what was involved in your case study
During a structured 12-week programme FitFans explains why diets don’t work and why quick fixes quickly fail, exploring the many issues relating to food and nutrition, examining the consequences of our behaviour. Fitfans teaches the fundamentals of long-term weight management through an improved relationship with physical activity and the accompanying benefits; optimum long-term health and wellness.
What was the outcome/result of your case study?
• Started in April 2009 
• Total enrolled – 2442 
• Total Started programme – 1979 
• Total Completed programme – 1615 
• Total weight loss – 13770.2 Ibs 
Has an evaluation of the project occurred?
The programme is been evaluated through NHS Hull.
More informationwww.fitfans.co.uk
Topic
  • Adults
  • Physical activity
  • Obesity
What audience is your case study relevant to?
  • Health Professional