MEN'S HEALTH ACTIVITY PROGRAMME
Men in Donegal
have been 'on the move!'
month activity programme aimed at offering a range of activities to
encourage men to take responsibility for their health and well-being
has been running in Moville.
health check with a local doctor
consultation with a dietician on changes to create weight loss
fitness check at the local gym - Absolute Fitness
information session on eating for weight-loss
for the men and their wives
to using the gym
with the men to identify their needs and agree a weekly/monthly
programme of activities
reduced-cost session, with supervision, in the gym
of weekly/monthly activities - walking, indoor football, martial
arts, swimming, canoeing, cycling
evening on men's health
fitness check to identify changes in weight, waist size and fitness
evening to congratulate the men
has run in Moville from November 2004 until June 2005. Seventeen men
came to an initial information evening; with ten men joining the programme.
in the gym on Wednesday evenings have been attended regularly by the
majority of the men. Weekend walks and swimming took place on Sundays.
A review of progress in April showed eight men had lost weight, one
remained stable, and one had gained weight. The most lost was 18lbs!
review of progress is happening in Men's Health Week, with a celebration
and prize-giving the following week.
information or a report on the programme, contact David
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