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Weight Management

Weigh to Go is an adult weight management programme delivered by the Active Living Team in partnership with NHS Ayrshire and Arran.

The programme is suitable for anyone over 18 with a BMI of 25 or more. The Weigh to Go programme runs for 12 weeks and the class consists of 45 mins of exercise and 45 mins of a nutritional education talk.

You will be encouraged to take part in exercise sessions to further help you on your weight loss journey and will have regular weigh-ins to monitor your progress.

The World Health Organisation classifies BMI in adults as:  

BMIClassification
<18.5Underweight
18.5 - 24.9Healthy weight
25.0 - 29.9Overweight
30.0 - 39.9                  Obesity
>40                                              Morbid/Severe obesity                             

What is your BMI?

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Weigh to Go Programme

Monday - Citadel 2-3.30pm (45 min talk/45 min exercise)

Monday - Troon 9-10.30am (45 exercise/45 min talk)

Tuesday - Citadel 5.15-6pm (45 min talk)

Exclusion Criteria - Patients with the following conditions are not suitable to participate in our programme.

  • Unstable angina
  • Uncontrolled resting blood pressure
  • Significant drop in blood pressure during exercise
  • Tachycardia >100bpm
  • Unstable or acute heart failure
  • Uncontrolled acute sytemic illness
  • Unable to maintain seated upright position
  • Recent injury through fall without attention
  • Impared cognition such that the patient is unable to follow instructions
  • Place others and themselves at risk

Cost

£20 health membership (direct debit).  Gives access to:

  • All health classes including weigh to go
  • All evolve fitness classes
  • Off peak gym and swim

If you would like to be contacted when our next block starts please fill out the below form:-

Weigh To Go Enquiry

Referral form for GP and Medical professionals

Contact us

For more information contact:

T: 01292 269793
E: activityforhealth@south-ayrshire.gov.uk