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ShapeUp4Life in Andover

The ShapeUp4Life weight management programme is available free of charge to Andover residents with a BMI greater than 30, who are registered with a GP in Hampshire.

Not sure what your BMI is ? They have added a tool onto their website, here ,which will help you work it out.

The 12 week programme has been commissioned by Hampshire County Council and is designed by psychologists, dietitians, physical activity specialists and experts in behaviour challenge.

The classes can be face to face or online , Face to face classes happen in community centres, churches, libraries and fitness centres across Hampshire. The online classes are led by expert coaches using Microsoft Teams or Zoom. They will help you set this up if you need support to do so.

To join this programme you need to be:

  • Aged 18 years or over with a BMI of 30 or above.
  • Or have a BMI of 28 or above if you are from a minority ethnic group or have a long-term physical or mental health condition.
  • Live in the county of Hampshire or registered with a Hampshire GP.
  • In some cases 16 and 17-year-olds can join.

Get in touch to find out if you can apply.