Its time to put down the chocolates and alcohol as the 12 days of Christmas are over, but the 12 weekly steps to a better you are here!
Starting on Monday 22nd of January, the Club will play host to nutritionists, dieticians, fitness and health experts in association with ‘Everyone Health’ to guide you towards a fresh outlook on life and help on shifting that mind-set from feeling swell to eating well!
Each session will start at 10am and will consist of 45 minutes discussing the topic and thirty 45 minutes light exercise, it will be £3.00 per person, per session.
THE 12 STEPS OF HEALTH & FITNESS
STEP 1: Week 1: EAT WELL
The first step towards a healthier mind set is your attitude towards food. Week one will provide you with the know-how you need to overcome the barriers that different food groups represent, it will help you give you that starting point to realising what foods to get tucked in to and what foods might be better left in 2017.
STEP 2: Week 2: PORTION SIZES
No, don’t get smaller plates, just come along and learn about the correct portion sizes for the variety of food groups to allow you to feel less bloated after meals.
STEP 3: Week 3: GOAL SETTING
Be SMART in your goal setting for weight loss, health and fitness. This class goes through the process of setting your end goals by learning to set them SPECIFIC to you, making it MEASURABLE by setting realistic time limits, making it ACHIEVABLE, REALISTIC and TIME-BOUND.
STEP 4: Week 4: MINDFUL EATING & TRIGGERS
Struggle to control your urges? Week 4 will help give you the information you need about the reasons why we eat and how to control our appetites.
STEP 5: Week 5: KEEP ACTIVE
The balancing act. Getting healthy comes in two parts and exercise is paramount, this is a session about the physical activity guidelines and how to meet them in your exercise plans.
STEP 6: Week 6: FOOD LABELS
Out with the red and in with the green! This class explains how we can use food labels in supermarkets to our advantage and make healthier choices in the long-term.
STEP 7: Week 7: FATS
The dreaded fats, Week 7 is a session surrounding fats, you’ll discover why they are important in small amounts and how much we can realistically cut from our diets.
STEP 8: Week 8: SUGARS
Similar to fats, why do we need to be careful around sugar? Learn all about it with this session.
STEP 9: Week 9: POSITIVE MEAL TIMES
Meal planning, meal preparation and how to make eating healthier, cheaper for you.
STEP 10: Week 10: EATING OUT & TAKEAWAYS
Arguably the toughest challenge to our outlook on health and fitness is our choices when eating out and the ease of takeaways. This step will help you make healthier choices when faced with restaurant and takeaway menus.
STEP 11: Week 11: HEALTHY SNACKS
Your choice of snacks is vital, picking your snacks is pivotal to your overall diet and this session explores healthy snacking and why it isn’t always bad to ‘snack’.
STEP 12: Week 12: MOVING FORWARD
The last step, this group will be signposting you to future services in your local community to help continue your development.