Weight Wellness: Lifestyle Program

Weight Wellness: Lifestyle Program

The Weight Wellness Lifestyle program was developed by CAF Health Services, Directorate of Force Health Protection as part of Strengthening the Forces (StF) Health Promotion programs for the CAF.

The Weight Wellness Lifestyle program will help you:
  • Set realistic goals for losing weight and keeping it off 
  • Develop a healthy eating plan and adjust portion sizes for healthy weight loss
  • Develop a physical activity plan to boost your metabolism 
  • Understand and interpret nutrition labels and restaurant menus 
  • Get the lowdown on healthy meal planning and snacking
  • Manage hunger and food cravings 
  • Tackle the common weight loss myths and fallacies 
  • Monitor your progress and help you stay on track 

In the Weight Wellness Lifestyle program you will:
  • Attend 8 interactive workshops with special topics on nutrition, physical activity and behaviour modification 
  • Receive handouts and tools to get you on the right track for weight management 
  • Complete assigned activities such as recording your eating and activity patterns to understand and manage problem areas 
  • Develop a realistic action plan for a healthier lifestyle

The Weight Wellness Lifestyle program is offered twice annually in Wainwright. The course takes place over 8 weeks, meeting once a week for a duration of 3 hours at a time. There are 4 classes where there is physical training involved with an introduction to the Garrison Fitness Centre.