Weight Management

Game of Stones

Are you a man who wants to lose weight? This could be just what you’re looking for.

Game of Stones uses text messages to help men lose some weight and keep it off.

Telephone: 01786 467491

Email: gameofstones@stir.ac.uk

Website: www.gameofstonesresearch.com

Man V Fat

If you’re a man in South Gloucestershire who wants to lose weight, MAN v FAT is for you. Improve your health alongside like-minded men with our innovative and effective weight loss scheme.

Twitter: @manvfat

Facebook: @manvfat

Instagram: @manvfat

Telephone: 0345 163 0042

Email: help@manvfat.com

Website: www.manvfat.com/south-gloucestershire


You can get support from your local council and other local organisations to improve health and wellbeing through low or no-cost exercise, healthy eating and support programmes, including South Gloucestershire Council’s LifeShape.

NHS advice on weight management is available here

Am I a Healthy Weight?

Calculate your BMI using this NHS Tool

Website: NHS: BMI Calculator


Meetings, online or a little bit of both. WW UK, formerly Weightwatchers, offers options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Facebook: @WW.UK

Twitter: @ww_uk

Website: www.weightwatchers.com


Whether you’re new to weight loss or you’ve tried every diet out there, gloji is designed to support you. They offer a free digital weight loss programme supporting you to change your life, for good.

Telephone: 0800 054 1190

Email: support@gloji.co.uk

Website: www.gloji.co.uk


Want to know where to walk or know how long a walk you do regularly is? Do you want to find someone to walk with? Visit the Walk4Life website for this and more.

Twitter: @Walk4lifeinfo

Website: www.walk4life.info


Reach is a free and fun programme for families, children and young people who are above a healthy weight. Group programmes for children aged four to 16 and their families started at the end of April 2019.

Telephone: 01454 864005

Website: www.southglos.gov.uk/reach

Lose Weight - Better Health

If you’re overweight, losing weight has many health benefits. Making small, simple changes to what and how much you are eating and drinking can really help you lose the pounds. There is lots of help and support available to lose weight.

WebsiteNHS: Better Health

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk