McDowell offers new weight loss program
McDowell Wellness Center will begin offering a new weight loss program, "Lose Weight Feel Great, which begins in January.
"Lose Weight Feel Great" is an eight-week weight loss program supervised by Janet Fluty, a registered dietitian on staff at McDowell Wellness Center, in coordination with fitness trainers there. The program includes group instruction and support as well as individual consultation with the dietitian and a trainer. The program will emphasize weight loss through improved metabolism, good nutrition and exercise with structure, accountability and flexibility.
There also will be a "biggest loser" component to the program. It includes cash prizes to individuals who lose the most weight, most inches and greatest percentage of body fat.
Free introductions to the program will be offered 5:30 p.m. Jan. 5 and 9:30 a.m. Jan. 6. Classes begin Jan. 12 and 13. Participants may choose which class to attend at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays or 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays.