Fit and Farming is an 8 week health improvement for those working within the agricultural industry who are keen to manage their weight, and reduce long term risks of developing overweight related health complications such as Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol.
The course runs weekly for 8 weeks. One week one delegates have their height, weight, BMI and blood pressure taken. Weights are repeated weekly but the other paramters are repeated at the end of the 8 week course.
Each week there is a different nutrition topic, encouraging participants to make active changes in their food choice and portion size.
this course does not promote any fad diets or quick fix plans but teaches evidence based dietetics to gain long term health benefits.
Each week after the nutrition session participants take part in either Yoga or Pilates to support improvements in strength and flexibility. Particularly concentrating on the core to help reduce and prevent back pain through appropriate posture and take home exercises.