Free 12-week weight management course

Our course has been designed by experts and is proven to help you lose weight in a safe and sustainable way.

You'll find out more about nutrition, eating habits and how to be more active. Starting with a 20-minute assessment, we'll find the best way for you to get results.

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12 free 1 hour classes

Fun and supportive weight management course designed to help you achieve and maintain a healthier weight.

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About the course:

Our course has been designed by leading professionals in the field of nutrition, dietetics, psychology, physiology and physical activity. It is proven to be effective in aiding weight management in a safe and sustainable way.

We provide two programmes under the Manage Your Weight offering.

  • Weight Management and Behaviour Change Programme via self referral or health professional referral. You will first have a 1:1 initial interview over the phone and then 12 online or face-to-face group sessions. This programme arms you with the tools to lose weight and keep it off.
  • Slimming World. We are delighted to share that we now have places available (although these are limited) for eligible participants. Please sign up if you are interested and meet the criteria below.

Did you know, according to the NHS, evidence shows that people who combine physical activity with dieting are more successful at losing weight and keeping it off. So, why not boost your chances of success by joining one of our physical activity programmes at the same time! We have Move More indoor exercise classes and an online physical activity programme that you can do in the comfort of your own home and at a time that suits you!

You can sign up to either programme in the same way; by registering for the Manage Your Weight programme.

After you register, our team can first check eligibility criteria before booking you on either programme.

There are many reasons that you may wish to reduce your weight, perhaps you want to improve your health or reduce the effects of obesity-related conditions, but whatever your motivation is, our FREE course will help you to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

Who is our programme suitable for?

Our Weight Management service is suitable for anybody that lives in Cheshire East, has a Body Mass Index (BMI) that is outside of a healthy range and is looking to lose weight.

This programme dives into the habits and behaviours which determine your health and weight, unpicking what triggers your habits.

It's very easy to tell people to eat less and move more but it's a lot harder to do, as it can be easy to fall back on our habits, this is exactly what the weight management programme aims to change.

To access the One You Cheshire East weight management course, your BMI must be 25 or higher or 23.5 if you are from the BME community. Use the calculator below to check your BMI:

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Weight Management Timetable

Day Time Location
Monday 17:00 - 18:00 Scot Hut, Congleton
Tuesday 12:30 - 13:30 Handforth Youth Centre, Handforth
Tuesday 14:30 - 15:30 New Life Church, Crewe
Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00 Online
Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00 - Elim Bible College, The Chapel, Regents Park, London Rd, Nantwich
Wednesday 17:00 - 18:00 Mac Tennis Club, Macclesfield
Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 Bethel Church, Macclesfield
Thursday 17:00 - 18:00 Online

Over 12 weekly, one hour sessions our friendly Health & Wellbeing Coaches will guide you through the following five key areas of the programme:

These components are surrounded by a circle of support which is key to making successful changes and enjoying the physical and mental benefits that come with them.

  • Getting the balance right

  • The fullness factor

  • Retraining your appetite

  • Getting active

  • Skills for weight management

How to get involved

Sign up to our Manage Your Weight programme and one of our Health & Wellbeing Coaches will be in touch to get you started.

You’ll have a personal chat about your current health first and then will receive an invite link with instruction for joining the sessions online.

Sign Up

Helpful apps

  • Easy Meals

    Easy Meals

    The Be Food Smart app will help you see how much sugar, saturated fat and salt is really inside your food and drink.

  • Be Food Smart

    Be Food Smart

    Our free Easy Meals app is a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. You’ll find delicious, easy meal ideas to help get you going if you’re ever short of inspiration.

  • Active 10

    Active 10

    The easiest way to tell whether you’re walking fast enough is by downloading the free Active 10 app

  • Couch to 5K

    Couch to 5K

    NHS Couch to 5K will help you gradually work up towards running 5km in just 9 weeks

  • Shake up

    10 min shake up

    These 10-minute bursts of fun will really get your kids moving and count towards the 60 active minutes they need every day!

Online advice & guidance

  • Reading food labels guide

    Learn more about how food labels tell you what is in food. The NHS has a guide to reading food labels available here.

  • 8 tips for healthy eating

    You can also discover 8 tips for a healthy diet by clicking here.

  • Keep a food diary

    Recording what, when and why you eat can help you understand a lot about your eating patterns and areas for change. Try keeping a diary for two weeks and see if you can identify healthy changes you could make. Information on keeping a food diary can be found here.

  • Top tips for kids

    For advice for supporting your children, try Change4Life’s Top Tips for Kids advice by clicking here.

  • Move More

    For advice on getting active, visit our Move More page.