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MEN’S HEALTH WEEK – WIGAN MEN HAVE LOST 1,515KG THANKS TO LOSE WEIGHT FEEL GREAT

12 June 2019

Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles, Wigan Council, Wigan Athletic Community Trust and Wigan Warriors Community Foundation partner to help local men live more healthy lifestyles.

  • Men’s Health Week – Wigan men have lost 1,515kg thanks to Lose Weight Feel Great
  • Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles, Wigan Council, Wigan Athletic Community Trust and Wigan Warriors Community Foundation partner to help local men live more healthy lifestyles.
  • Latics fans wanting to take part should contact Men’s Health Engagement Officer Andy Miller on a.miller@wiganathletic.com or call 01942 318090.

Wigan men have lost 1,515kg in the first year of Lose Weight Feel Great for Men, a free weight loss programme run by Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles on behalf of Wigan Council in collaboration with Wigan Athletic Community Trust and Wigan Warriors Community Foundation.

Over the last year, Lose Weight Feel Great for Men has enrolled 748 participants onto its free programme and has seen 47% of those that have joined lose at least 3% of their starting weight and 30% lose more than 5% over the 12 weeks.

This week is Men’s Health Week and looking back on the past year heading into Men’s Health Week, Professor Kate Ardern, director for public health at Wigan Council, said:

“The Lose Weight Feel Great for Men programme has seen a great uptake in its first year, with an average 4kg lost per participant and 70% saying they have seen improvement in their wellbeing.

“I am excited to see the programme continue to develop and local partnerships grow.”

Latics fans wanting to take part should contact Men’s Health Engagement Officer Andy Miller on a.miller@wiganathletic.com or call 01942 318090.

Lose Weight Feel Great for Men offers weight loss programmes through football, tough rugby one to one training and group training and nutritional advice.

There is something to help you lose weight in a way that works for you. You can find out more about the programme here: http://www.inspiringhealthylifestyles.org/wigan/lose-weight-feel-great.htm


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