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Weight Management

The Y can help you FIND YOUR FIT with our Weight Management programs.  Discover what works best for you with our monthly subscription plan.  Our programs get you the results you're looking for to help you reach your fitness goals.

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Select a YMCA location and complete a Community Health Interest form.  A Wellness Expert will contact you to review your goals and the program options that interests you.

Program Options

Ask the Experts

Learn tips about how to reach your weight loss goals and how the Y can provide tools, knowledge, and group support to help you develop plans to support your weight loss goals.

 

L.E.A.N.

Lifelong Essentials for Activity & Nutrition (LEAN) is a program that supports you in your journey to becoming more active and eating smarter for healthy weight loss.

  • We'll focus on ways to tip the calorie balance, mindfulness, and positive self-talk.
  • Class is group discussion-based with a physical activity component
  • LEAN includes 12 weekly 60-minute sessions. Jumpstart your physical activity and get real with your food for a lifetime of wellness!

 

Y Weight Loss

This 12-week, small-group program led by a trained Y facilitator uses proven methods based on research to help you get moving and eating healthy. We’ll work together to help you achieve your health goals.

SUPPORT FOR YOUR SUCCESS

  • Personalized goal-setting to develop a unique plan that works for you
  • Weekly weight monitoring
  • Weekly motivational group sessions
  • Social support from your group members also working to make changes

Y Weight Loss is open to anyone who is 18 and older and ready to make small lifestyle changes. It's an ideal program if:

  • You have tried to lose weight in the past will little or temporary success.
  • It's confusing or frustrating to learn and follow the food and activity "rules."
  • You are interested in learning alongside and supporting others with similar lifestyle-change goals.
  • You are ready to take control of your own health.

For more information on any of our programs, contact the Community Health team at communityhealth@ymcarichmond.org or 804.474.4301.