FIT FANS is a FREE health programme for men and women aged 35-65 who are looking to lose weight, get fitter and lead a more active life.
Is FIT FANS for you?
Are you aged 35-65?
Do have a BMI of 28+? (use our BMI Calculator to check below)
Does your waist measure more than 38in males or 31in females?
What can you expect?
12 FREE weekly sessions at your local football club
Meet other football fans on the same journey as you
Learn how to make better choices to improve your lifestyle and health
Be supported through your journey by club staff
FIT FANS has helped 1000’s of people – football fans just like you – to achieve long-term improvements in weight loss, physical activity, diet and general wellbeing. Participants on average lost over 5% of their body weight during the 12 week programme.
FIT FANS is delivered in partnership with Public Health England.
Find a FIT FANS programme near you on the map below or fill out the form at the bottom of the page to register your interest in your local FIT FANS programme.
“Since starting the FIT FANS I lost over 3 stone, I’m a lot fitter, sleeping better and I’m lot happier.”
Dave, Swindon Town
“I was a bit wary that the training element might be too intensive so soon after the heart attack but the staff were brilliant and gave me reassurances that I could work at my own pace, they were so attentive to my needs and how I could reaching my targets.”
To register your interest in your local FIT FANS please complete the form below, selecting your chosen club from the drop down menu
‘FIT FANS is the operating name in England and Wales for Football Fans in Training, which was created in a Scotland by the University of Glasgow and the Scottish Professional Football League Trust’.
The development and optimisation of the Football Fans in training programme was undertaken by a research team led by Glasgow University in partnership with SPFL Trust. We gratefully acknowledge some source material from the Nutrition and Dietetic Department, NHS Forth Valley and Men’s Health Clinic, Camerlon, Falkirk. The programme development is described in Gray et al (2013), the results of the programme evaluation are reported in Wyke et al (2015) and Hunt et al (2014).
COVID-19 – All of our FIT FANS programmes will be delivered in line with the latest Government guidelines to ensure the safety of staff and participants. For the latest guidelines please visit the Gov.uk website
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