Slimming World staff get their kit on for Sport Relief
Slimming World head office employees have been supporting Sport Relief this week.
Staff members across the Alfreton-based organisation geared up for the fun-filled celebrations by hosting their very own sports day. Each department formed a team of six and took part in events throughout the day, including golf, skittles, darts and hula hooping.
All members of staff were also invited to take part in a quiz night with their fellow head office teams. Employees donated their loose change to take part and wore their best sports kit for the day, raising a total of £385 for Sport Relief.
PICTURED ABOVE: Slimming World head office employees show their support for Sport Relief. L-R: Stephanie Hemsley, Catherine Hollingsworth, Jassi Denny, Emma Larkin, Jade Neville.
Slimming World was founded by Margaret Miles-Bramwell (OBE, FRSA) in 1969. There are now more than 19,000 weekly groups supporting 900,000 members across the UK and Republic of Ireland. Groups are run by a network of 5,500 community-based Slimming World Consultants, who receive specific training in the role of diet and physical activity in weight management, as well as sophisticated behaviour-change techniques. Slimming World’s healthy eating plan, Food Optimising, is based on the science of satiety and energy density. Our phased activity programme, Body Magic, eases members into activity until it becomes an intrinsic part of their daily routine. The principles behind Slimming World’s philosophy are based on a deep understanding of the challenges faced by overweight people and recognition that those who struggle with weight carry a double burden, the weight itself and a burden of guilt and shame about their weight. Slimming World’s programme integrates practical, up-to-date advice with a highly developed support system based on care and compassion, and Consultant training focuses on facilitating, encouraging and empowering members to make changes in a supportive, warm and friendly group environment. Consultant training is delivered through the Slimming World Academy. Slimming World also invests in a comprehensive research programme to develop its support for long-term weight management. The group support provided by Slimming World is recognised as effective by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the NHS.
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