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Tackle your weight with FIT SADDLERS

20 February 2020

Walsall FC and Walsall FC Community Programme are helping fans to tackle their weight, get healthier and be happier by joining our free FIT SADDLERS programme.

The free 12-week programme will start at the Banks’s Stadium in April, and is aimed at 35-65 yearold men and women who want to reach the goal of a healthier lifestyle.

The EFL’s FIT FANS project is aimed at football fans, and all aspects of FIT SADDLERS sessions are delivered inside different areas of the Banks’s Stadium.

Each week participants will work through 45 minutes of discussion topics including healthy eating, activity, hydration and alcohol.

This is followed by 45 minutes of physical activity, tailored for those new to exercise or those who have been out of the swing of things for a while.

The programme also includes a behind the scenes stadium tour, a visit from a player, ex-player or club ambassador (subject to availability), and 2 free tickets to a Walsall FC home game.

Chris Springthorpe, Health Officer at Walsall FCCP, said: It’s been fantastic to be chosen as one of the club’s to be involved in FIT FANS. Saddlers fans have a great opportunity to be part of the free programme, which has been life-changing for many people already in England and Scotland.”

Mike Evans, Director of Operations, at EFL Trust said: “FIT FANS is an example of our potential to make a really significant contribution to the health of our communities. We are excited by the prospect of rolling the programme out across our network and reaching many thousands of men and women.”

To register your interest for FIT SADDLERS, please email chris.springthorpe@walsallfc.co.uk. More details are also available online at walsallfccp.com/fitsaddlers/


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