50 Isle of Wight males lose over 425kg of weight with MAN v FAT
A FOOTBALL weight reduction programme has helped 50 males from the Isle of Wight sort out weight problems and lose 425kg of weight to date this yr.
The six-a-side soccer programme, MAN v FAT, aimed toward chubby and overweight males, takes place at 8pm each Tuesday at The Bay CE Faculty in Sandown.
The Island facet has areas for brand spanking new locations, and its organisers are encouraging extra males to become involved.
Earlier than matches, gamers are weighed earlier than a 30-minute recreation of six-a-side, and further objective bonuses are awarded to groups primarily based on the quantity of weight gamers have misplaced.
Weight reduction and match scores contribute to groups’ league positions inside a membership.
New gamers from sure postcode areas on the Island could profit from a free first 14-week season funded by the Isle of Wight Council, which works in collaboration with MAN v FAT.
Brett O’Harrow, a participant on the Island membership who has misplaced 42 kilos (three stone) after ten weeks, stated: “The scoring system actually motivates you to reduce weight as a result of you possibly can acquire so many further targets from weight reduction and this will positively have an effect on your staff’s standing within the league desk.
“There’s a actual sense of feat, and everybody could be very welcoming.”
Graeme Craig, who coaches the Island staff, stated: “We’re extraordinarily happy with the crop of gamers that joined the brand new membership, who’re scoring targets on and off the pitch – and who’re working arduous in direction of a more healthy future for themselves.”
For males on the Island that won’t fancy soccer to reduce weight, MAN v FAT additionally provides a digital programme the place weight reduction and well-being is supported by weekly diet and train challenges.
Discover out extra on the MAN v FAT web site, right here.