Healthy weight

Are you looking to get healthier and manage your weight?

Public Health is excited to offer three, free services to support you to lose weight. Please see the information below on the available options: Gloji, MAN v FAT Football, and MAN v FAT Challenge at Work.

To protect the health of our residents you are not eligible to access the support if you:

  • Have severe/moderate frailty as recorded on a frailty register.
  • Are pregnant.
  • Have an eating disorder.
  • Have a significant unmanaged co-morbidity.
  • Have had bariatric surgery in the last two years.

Gloji

Decorative image onlyGloji is a digital 12-week weight loss programme. It guides, educates, and empowers you to take control of your health and happiness. 

The programme takes a broad approach to weight loss and incorporates the wider aspects of health, including movement, alcohol, sleep, and mental wellbeing.

Gloji has a library of hundreds of tasty recipes and tailors its content to suit your needs. 

Eligibility criteria for Gloji:

  • Men, women, or individuals with a Body Mass Index of 30+ (or 27+ for Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic groups). To calculate your BMI please visit the NHS BMI calculator.
  • Aged 18 years or over.
  • Resident in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

Sign up to Gloji

MAN v FAT Football

Decorative image onlyIn MAN v FAT Football, you and your team will play in small-sided football games on a weekly basis for the right to be crowned champions of your league.

Weight loss is a core element of MAN v FAT Football and each week, your football score is combined with any weight loss successes, which equates to bonus goals, to give your team an overall score. It can really switch the match result around! 

This accountability to your teammates ensures that MAN v FAT Football keeps you focussed on weight loss.

You will also be given meaningful nutrition and diet guidance to help achieve your targets, with the support of your teammates and league coach. 

A 14-week football league is launching in Maidenhead on Friday 25 February 2022. The league will take place at Cox Green Leisure Centre, Highfield Lane Maidenhead, SL6 3AX. 

Eligibility criteria for MAN v FAT Football:

  • Men with a Body Mass Index of 27.5+. To calculate your BMI please visit the NHS BMI calculator.
  • Aged 18 years or over.
  • Resident in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

To sign up you will need enter the code WMC when prompted.

Sign up for MAN v FAT football

Decorative image onlyMAN v FAT Challenge at Work

This isn’t your average workplace challenge. MAN v FAT Challenge at Work sees you work in a team of between 7-12 men. Each week you will complete challenges based around the core principles of exercise, diet, and building healthy habits.

Take on other teams in weekly challenges as you strive take top spot in your league. The physical, social, and mental health benefits to you and your colleagues could be huge! 

MAN v FAT Challenge at Work is open to any workplaces who can enter a team of 7-12 men. 

Eligibility criteria for MAN v FAT Challenge at Work:

  • Men with a Body Mass Index of 25+. To calculate your BMI please visit the NHS BMI calculator.
  • Aged 18 years or over.
  • Resident in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

To sign up, businesses should email Nick.Elliott@manvfat.com.