It’s how you feel every day, inside and out.
Maintaining a healthy weight means making small changes that add up to big success. No matter what your goal is—boost your confidence, fit into your favorite jeans, get your family’s weight on track, reduce or prevent health problems—the Health Weight Program can offer information and tools to help you succeed.
The most valuable part about the Healthy Weight Program was being able to share experiences and meet new people that share the same goals.
Healthy Weight Program FAQ's
What is a Wellness Coach?
A Wellness Coach is not a nutritionist or a personal trainer. Wellness Coaches are trained healthcare professionals, educated in health topics including nutrition and fitness. They specialize in helping you set a wellness goal and providing you with tools to succeed.
Will my (boss/co-workers) know what I talk to my coach about?
No, the conversations you have with your coach are 100% private and confidential.
What kind of commitment is required of me if I want to see participate in the Healthy Weight Program?
The Healthy Weight Program consists of seven sessions. Six weeks of topic focused sessions and the last session will be a celebration to recognize your continued participation!
What should I expect to happen in a Healthy Weight Program Session?
You will meet with your coach and discuss your current health challenge or goals with a small group of 3-12 participants. Each participant will receive a book to help guide the conversations that take place at each session. For each topic discussed, participants will then be able to talk about healthy habits, goals, and challenges that can be supported by the Wellness Coach.
What goals can be discussed with a Wellness Coach during the Healthy Weight Program?
The Wellness Coach can help you with any wellness-related goal you have such as, losing weight, reducing stress, healthy eating, and increasing exercise, and staying motivated. All of these topics will be covered in the first 6 sessions that take place in the program.
How much does it cost?
It’s free! This benefit is accessible to all employees and retirees of the City and County of San Francisco.