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Get fit at AFC Wimbledon

8 February 2017

Launch of fanActiv project

The AFC Wimbledon Foundation are offering supporters an opportunity to get fit here at the club by participating in the award-winning free fanActiv programme.

Starting on Monday 20 February, the 10-week programme is aimed at male fans over the age of 30 who want to lose weight and become more active. If you fit the bill, you could be chosen for our team and receive support in a programme of healthy eating and physical activity to make lasting lifestyle changes.

The fanActiv initiative won the Making it Easier award at the London Sport Awards for 2017, held this month.  This was for projects which have used technology to get people involved in sport and exercise.

What is fanActiv?

The picture above shows AFC Wimbledon Foundation coaches at a fanActiv launch event at Craven Cottage.fanActiv is a free healthy lifestyle programme aimed at engaging football fans from the following clubs: AFC Wimbledon, Brentford, Fulham, Tottenham Hotspur, Watford, Crystal Palace, Queens Park Rangers, Leyton Orient and Charlton Athletic.

Each participant’s club will engage with others in attempt to foster competitive spirit with the intention of losing weight and being advised on how to lead a healthier lifestyle. We hope that Dons fans can be top of the fanActiv weight-loss league for 2017!

Who is fanActiv for?

•    Male Wimbledon fans

•    Aged 30 and over

•    Overweight and/or inactive

What’s in the programme?

A 10-week healthy lifestyles programme that take place in the evening. Included in the free programme are the following:

•    A free Fitbit physical activity tracker

•    Healthy eating and diet workshops at the Cherry Red Records Stadium with a qualified dietician

•    One evening session a week

•    One hour of sport

•    One hour workshop

When is it and how do I sign-up?

First session is 20 February (6.00 pm until 7.45 pm) at the Cherry Red Records Stadium.

or contact 02089 745712. information, e-mail 

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