Livewell’s 'Lose Weight, Feel Great' initiative

This programme provides individuals with a free bespoke 12 month programme of healthy lifestyle sessions

Training programme details

The programme comprises of eight weekly sessions which help participants to understand the basics of healthy eating and how to make changes to their eating patterns to help reduce their weight.

The course also covers wider issues such as the role of physical activity in controlling weight, the importance of positive mental wellbeing, and healthy eating on a budget. The course takes place at local community sites and is part of the 12-month healthy lifestyle programmes offered by Derby’s Livewell initiative.

Sample training materials


1-2-1 support

helps create tailored weight management plans



of adults in the UK are now overweight or obese


of people taking the “Lose Weight, Feel Great” course change their behaviour and achieve significant weight loss (10lbs or more)

How and why RSPH accredited the training programme

RSPH’s in-depth review confirmed that the programme covers relevant health guidelines and is very engaging for participants.

The programme helps participants to set their own goals to make their own long term positive changes. RSPH was particularly pleased to see that the sessions take place at local community sites at times to suit the participants.