Weight Loss With Better In London Borough Of Hackney

Can I start the weight loss programme?

We want as many individuals as possible to receive valuable and trustworthy weight loss advice. All our services and programmes are inclusive, yet your safety is our biggest priority. That’s why we’ve created inclusion criteria for our weight loss programme to care for you and our team. You can start the 12-week weight loss plan if you are:

• Adult aged 18+

• Body Mass Index of 30+ (27.5+ / Black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups)

There are some people who might not be able to start the programme due to health reasons, such as pregnant or breastfeeding individuals. If you’re unsure whether you can begin or not, get in touch with our team to help with your questions. 

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How does our 12-week weight loss plan work?

Our free weight loss programme can be accessed via our self-referral portal below, or via referral from your GP. If you have any concerns or questions before joining, it’s always best to speak to your GP who can advise on whether the programme is right for you.

The programme comprises of weekly two-hour group sessions over 12 weeks. Each session consists of an hour-long group workshop during which you’ll explore your motivations, increase your nutritional knowledge and discuss techniques to make positive lifestyle changes. The second hour is a physical activity session, in which you can try a range of exercise options. 

Some of the main features of our weight loss plan include:

  • Healthy eating workshops
  • Exploring the benefits of exercise and healthy eating in relation to positive mental health, and helping to reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
  • Supervised gym sessions
  • Fitness classes*
  • Water-based exercise*
  • Community activity options like group walk*
  • Sports-based sessions*
  • Home programme (including free access to online classes)

*Please note, for some activities, an additional cost may apply.

For more information and our frequently asked questions click here or get started below.