Weatherford Living

Weight management course offered

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will be conducting a Spring Step Up Scale Down, a 12-week weight management program in to help with efforts to lose weight. The class will begin on March 5 and will meet each Monday through May 21. The session begin at 5:15 p.m. and will conclude by 6 p.m. The classes will be at the Parker County Agricultural Service Center, located at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford.

Step Up and Scale Down is a great program to do with a friend or family member. The program consists of weigh-in, walking and exercises as well as weekly motivational lessons that will help participants make steps toward a healthier weight. The 12 lessons will include: Scale Down by Setting Goals, Step Up to a Healthy Plate, Scale Down by Label Reading, Step Up to Breakfast and Menu Planning, Scale Down with Moves to Lose, Step Up Your Hydrations, Scale Down by Finding your Motivational Mojo, Step Up to Healthy Snacking, Scale Down with a Colorful Plate, Step Up to Successful Socializing, Scale Down by Knowing your Numbers, and Step Up and Celebrate

Cost for the program is $40, which includes handouts and recipes. Pre-register by calling 817-598-6168.