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uffield Health launched its Healthy Weight Programme in 2015 with the intention of putting an end to fad diets. This 12-week personalised programme helps individuals reach their healthy weight in a healthy way and is available in a number of Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing gyms, to both members and non-members. The programme consists of two nutrition consultations with a nutritional therapist; two Health MOTs; two one-to-one exercise sessions with a PT; and access to group food club workshops and specially designed exercise classes. Nutritional therapists go through lifestyle demands and medical conditions to identify the right health goals and foods

for each person. PTs track progress, checking measures such as blood pressure, cholesterol and BMI both at the beginning and throughout the programme. Meanwhile the two personalised exercise sessions take place one at the beginning of the scheme, and one when participants are fitter and stronger. As weight management is proven to be easier and more effective when surrounded by others going through the same thing, the rest of the programme is delivered in a group setting: exercise taster sessions to give participants the skills and confidence to join timetabled classes, and food clubs to answer practical questions such as how to measure portion sizes and how to eat when travelling or at work.

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for a long period of time, it may suggest a brief deskntegrated with MINDBODY, Jiyo is a comprehensive based exercise. From a nutrition perspective, in addition digital platform that aims to support users to become to offering behavioural nudges – such as reminding a their best selves through a mixture of education, intuitive user to drink water throughout the day, or to abate tracking technology and behavioural nudges. cravings for snacks by keeping cut vegetables on Its aim is to make users more aware of their hand – Jiyo offers curated content from leading behaviour, as well as identifying their unique sets experts in the industry, including from renowned of strengths, by offering insights and suggestions nutritionist and author Kimberly Snyder. based on observations about their behaviour. Videos and articles from experts offer For example, Jiyo may note that the user information on nutrition topics, from tends to sleep less when he or she uses the health benefi ts of chia seeds and his or her phone late at night, and may bee pollen to the little-known truth automatically suggest a meditation about zero-calorie foods and their session in the evenings. Similarly, if Jiyo nudges users to eat healthier foods unhealthy ingredients. Jiyo notices a user has been sitting ©Cybertrek 2016 healthclubmanagement.co.uk September 2016

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HealthClubManagement September 2016  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.

HealthClubManagement September 2016  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.