A football-based weight reduction programme has helped 76 males from Buckinghamshire deal with weight problems and lose 400 kilos of weight throughout 2021. And, as 2022 will get into full swing, we’ll be supporting extra males within the county than ever!
MAN v FAT Football is particularly aimed toward obese and overweight males with a BMI of upper than 27.5. The membership, run by MAN v FAT Football, takes place on Monday evenings at Aylesbury RFC in Brook End, Aylesbury.
A brand new membership has just lately launched in Wycombe, and MAN v FAT’s organisers are in search of extra native males to sign-up.
Players from sure postcode areas within the county might be able to profit from a free first 14-week season at each the Aylesbury and Wycombe golf equipment (topic to a £10 refundable deposit upon completion of the course) funded by Buckinghamshire County Council.
MAN v FAT is an FA-affiliated scheme, which has 7,000 gamers participating in over 100 golf equipment throughout the UK. The programme was created by Andrew Shanahan, who, fed-up with conventional weight reduction courses primarily aimed toward girls, determined to develop a programme that mixes the gorgeous sport with achievable weight reduction targets for males.
Before matches, gamers are weighed, which is adopted by a 30-minute sport of six-a-side, with further aim bonuses awarded to groups based mostly on the quantity of weight gamers have misplaced. Weight loss and match scores then contribute to groups’ league positions inside a membership. Players obtain extra assist together with wholesome meal recipe concepts and tips about normal health.
According to NHS Digital knowledge, throughout 2019-20 there have been 6,270 hospital admissions the place weight problems was a major or secondary issue within the county.
Public Health England figures present that round two in three adults in Buckinghamshire are obese or overweight.
Karl White, MAN v FAT’s Regional Manager for Buckinghamshire feedback: “We are extraordinarily happy with the progress made by our gamers, coaches and the broader staff concerned at our Aylesbury membership.
“Buckinghamshire County Council has been very supportive of the programme and we’re delighted to have the ability to provide new gamers funded locations, due to our partnership with our colleagues on the council.
“Both our new Wycombe and current Aylesbury golf equipment have areas for brand spanking new gamers, so for those who’re prepared to vary your way of life in 2022, whereas having enjoyable taking part in soccer and making new pals within the course of, get in contact!”