Our Director, David Walwyn, Interviewed About Our Upcoming National Weight Loss Campaign

Our Director, David Walwyn, was recently interviewed by the media about our upcoming National Weight Loss Campaign, which gets started on Saturday 26th January, 2019.

This interview was covered by Nevis Pages, you can read this article below, and to register for the National Weight Loss Campaign, please visit the sign-up page here

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Article by Nevis Pages:

David Walwyn of the Fit Wellness Center on Nevis, in a recent interview, explained that the National Weight loss campaign will be officially launched at the Fit Park, on the 26th of January.

This follows an official media launch late last year, which basically introduced the proposed program to the general public.

The major health related project is a collaborative effort between the Fit Wellness Center and the Ministry of Health, under the leadership of the Hon. Hazel Brandy Williams, the Minister responsible for that significant Ministry.

Walwyn explained that the main goal of the upcoming campaign is to ensure drastic weight loss in as many affected individuals across the island, as it is a well-known fact that an alarming number of persons on the island are obese and grossly overweight.

Hence the resulting huge numbers of hospital admissions and resulting deaths from the various non communicable diseases and related complications such as hypertension, diabetes; kidney failure etc.

The Hon. Hazel Brandy Williams has purposed in her heart to break this vicious cycle and has teamed up her Ministry with the FIT Wellness Center, to seek to break this scourge and the two main areas of concern in the program, will be PROPER NUTRITION, which will seek to break the habit of the American styled diet, as persons locally are eating too much processed foods and EXERCISE, which will seek to break the trend of inactivity, among many of the residents on the island.

In so doing, a collective figure of the number of pounds to be lost during the campaign, will be set as an initial target.

Hon. Hazel Brandy Williams will be leading by example and has already REGISTERED FOR THE PROGRAM and her progress will be closely monitored on social media, to the point where her private life will not be so private anymore, as her exercise program and eating habits will be closely monitored and her weight loss progress will be closely monitored and publicized.
Minister Brandy Williams is hoping that many persons on the island will follow suit, as the national campaign is absolute FREE OF COST and involves quite a number of medical professionals who will be there to assist and assess persons on the program, giving free advice and counselling as regards exercise and diet and even psychological counselling where necessary.

Interested persons can register on line here

The program will involve lecture session; exercise programs and a host of fun activities and persons will be continually monitored and assessed as regards their general progress and an official assessment will be conducted at the end of the first six months.

Interested persons are urged to use the opportunity to register quickly as this may be the difference between a life of pain and misery and a healthy lifestyle.

Registration is Open for the National Weight Loss Campaign in Nevis

We are so happy to announce that registration for the F.I.T. National Weight Loss Campaign in Nevis is open!

The National Weight Loss Campaign starts in January 2019 and aims to help residents of Nevis lose weight through a fun six-month weight loss challenge that will support participants in getting active and eating a healthier diet. Participants will be guided through the six-month period with advice, tips, healthy recipes, fun events and one-to-one support. There will also be prizes for the person who loses the most weight in their category, recognition of those who have succeeded in losing their target weight and we’ll be following specific people on their weight loss journey.

Technology will play an important role in the campaign and we’ll be creating a web-based health portal where participants can come together, support each other, ask questions, share pictures and videos and receive tips and advice from experts in health and fitness. The health portal will consist of a forum and a chat facility, so we can keep in touch with all participants and provide them with support every step of the way.

How To Register for the National Weight Loss Campaign

The National Weight Loss Campaign is open to everyone in Nevis – old, young, male and female. If an individual would like to lose weight or would like some support in adopting a healthier lifestyle then they are welcome to take part.

The public can register for the campaign online here: https://mailchi.mp/3019830087d5/nationalweightlosscampaign or they can contact us by email or phone (869)-667-0079

Businesses Can Get Involved Too

Businesses are strongly encouraged to take part in the National Weight Loss Campaign by either registering a team of their staff to get involved in the six-month weight loss challenge or they can play an instrumental role in improving the health and wellbeing of our community by becoming a corporate partner or sponsor.

For more information about this, businesses in Nevis can contact David Walwyn by email  or phone (869)-662-8749

Are You Good With Words? Enter Our Slogan Competition

Are you good with words? Are you creative? Then we want to hear from you!

We’re inviting residents of Nevis to take part in our tagline/slogan competition for the National Weight Loss Campaign.

The competition is open to all residents of Nevis. Entries should be clear, concise, catchy and easy to understand. They must also appeal to a wide audience and follow the basic guidelines below:

  • Convey the sentiment of the public coming together, taking a stance and making a change to get healthy and lose weight.
  • The slogan must be seven words or less
  • The slogan must rhyme
  • The slogan must be submitted by 5pm on  21st December 2018

You can submit your entry in any of the following ways:

  • Via a video on social media tagging @fitgames_inc on Instagram or @fitwellnessnevis on Facebook
  • Emailing the slogan to info@lakehealthandwellbeing.com
  • Sending the slogan via a WhatsApp message to 667 0079

A winner will be selected, and this slogan will be used for the National Weight Loss Campaign.  Three runners up will also be selected, and these slogans will be used throughout the campaign on social media.

There will also be a cash prize of $500EC, sponsored by the FIT Wellness Centre, for the winner.

More Information

For further information please contact Abi Begho by calling 667 0079 or emailing info@lakehealthandwellbeing.com

About the National Weight Loss Campaign

The National Weight Loss Campaign starts in January 2019 and aims to help residents of Nevis lose weight through a fun six-month weight loss challenge that will support participants in getting active and eating a healthier diet. Participants will be guided through the six-month period with advice, tips, healthy recipes, fun events and one-to-one support. There will also be prizes for the person who loses the most weight in their category, recognition of those who have succeeded in losing their target weight and we’ll be following specific people on their weight loss journey.

Hon Hazel Brandy-Williams Joins Our National Weight Loss Campaign

We’re absolutely delighted to share that Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, the Junior Minister for Health in Nevis, has joined our National Weight Loss Campaign.

Hon Brandy-Williams will be leading by example and allowing the cameras to follow her journey as she endeavours to lose weight and get fit and healthy.

Find out more about day 1 of Hon Brandy-Williams’ journey and why she decided to take part in the video below.

You can join too by registering here