By KLTV Newsdesk –
The Huddersfield Town Foundation has announced the details of its new free weight management programme, ‘Match-Fit Terriers’.
As part of the 12-week programme, participants will undertake a range of virtual sessions and check-ins by taking part in specific activities at home.
The programme is targeted towards men aged 40 and above with a BMI between 30 and 50. It will cover a range of health-based topics, such as behavioural change, goal-setting, nutritional and health education, physical activity and building positive habits.
The aim is to help support people in taking small sustainable steps towards a healthier lifestyle.
There will be rewards and incentives at each step of the course to help encourage participation.
The sessions will last 40 minutes and take place every Monday and Friday at 6 pm.
Monday sessions will focus on a topic of the week relating to Weight Management with small group discussions and an educational focus.
Friday sessions will take the form of a check-in to discuss the progress made and the challenges faced each week.
The initial introductory session is scheduled for Friday 12 February, followed by the first official session scheduled for Monday 15 February.
The programme is supported by Locala Community Partnerships and Kirklees Council.
Sessions will be delivered virtually via Microsoft Teams. It’s free to set up an account and a link to each session will be emailed out the morning of.
A booklet for the programme will also be sent out in the post to the specified home address on your sign up form, which builds on the weekly content covered and looks to build healthy daily habits.
‘Support and Encouragement’
Speaking on the launch of the programme Maureen Quinn, Head of Children in Care, NCS and Health at the Town Foundation, said: “Our aim at the Town Foundation has always been to improve the lives of local people and the Match-Fit Terriers programme is designed to do exactly that.
“Being able to share advice and progress with other participants will prove to be beneficial and we look forward to meeting all attendees next week!
“As football players show on the pitch they are a team we hope that our participants form a strong team and will support and encourage each other along their journeys”
To register interest or to find out more, please contact Evan Hall on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07741 671599.