Is it your New Year’s Resolution to lose weight, and lead a healthier lifestyle?

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Leyton Orient hosted an Obesity Awareness match on Saturday 11 January 2020 as part of National Obesity Awareness Week.

Leyton Orient Trust hosted representatives from Waltham Forest Public Health and colleagues from their healthy lifestyles programmes to celebrate their success and launch two new programmes.

Members from the Man V Fat Football team, Black Jack, took penalties at half time. Black Jack are the winning team from Man V Fat Football Season 9 – together losing a total 375KG.

The day also celebrated the launch of two new healthy lifestyles programmes – Daughters and Dads Active and Empowered; and FIT O’S.

Daughters and Dads Active and Empowered: Are you a father or father-figure who wants to spend quality time, strengthening the bond with your daughter through our physical activity programme? Come and participate in fun physical activity sessions whilst learning how to improve her sports skills, confidence and resilience through our education sessions.

We are looking for fathers / father-figures (step-dad, grandad, uncle, brother) and primary school-aged daughters (5-11) to participate in our FREE 11-week programme. For more information please contact us:

FIT O’S is a free 12-week health programme for men and women aged 35-65 who are looking to lose weight, get fitter and lead a more active life. You will meet fans just like you, who want to lose weight. You’ll go behind the scenes at the home of Leyton Orient Football Club, learn about healthy eating and take part in an exercise programme, but don’t worry people often say with FIT FANS they are too busy having fun to realise that they are exercising.

The main aims of the programme are to:

  • Improve your eating habits
  • Cut down on alcohol
  • Increase your activity levels – one step at a time!
  • Reduce your weight and waistline
  • Support each other to stay on track

FIT FANS has helped 1000’s of people – football fans like you – to achieve long-term improvements in weight loss, physical activity, diet and general wellbeing.

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