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‘Gym membership must be made cheaper’

Daily Echo: From  Alevel Classes to Gym classes

11:36am Thursday 4th November 2010

A GYM owner was today lobbying the Govern-ment to make gyms across the county cheaper for members.

Don’t miss free health checks

Daily Echo: Beat the Bulge with the Daily Echo

8:00am Wednesday 3rd November 2010

FREE mini-health checks and a cycle challenge will take place in Southampton to boost fitness levels in the city.

Families invited to sports day

Daily Echo: Beat the Bulge with the Daily Echo

6:40am Tuesday 28th September 2010

SPORTING challenges will take place at a family fun day to raise cash for charities.

Children can lose weight and have fun

Daily Echo: Children can lose weight and have fun

10:50am Sunday 29th August 2010

OVERWEIGHT children can get fit and active for free as a Hampshire centre launches its specialist programme to tackle obesity in the county.

We lost 51 tonnes of fat

Daily Echo: Patients, surgeons and staff at The Spire Hospital in Southampton celebrate the milestone in weight loss.

2:05pm Tuesday 3rd August 2010

MORE than 1,000 obese people have gone under the knife at a Southampton hospital – and lost a combined total of 51 tonnes.

Be Healthy, Be Active event

Daily Echo: Watch out for flooding

8:30am Thursday 15th July 2010

SHOPPERS can get free advice and information about healthier lifestyles at a special event at Southampton’s WestQuay Shopping Centre today.

Feast of healthy eating knowledge

Daily Echo: HEALTHY EATING: Children at Bitterne CE Junior School learn about fresh fruit with Bupa volunteers, back left, as  part of the Activ-eat initiative. 	Echo picture by Chris Moorhouse. Order no: 10674671

9:57am Friday 2nd July 2010

EATING five portions of fruit and vegetables a day was the message when children as young as six learned about eating healthily.

Hundreds take up the sporting challenge

Daily Echo: Frisbee players, from left, Simon Yorath, Lilja Helgadottir, Ellie Geller, Caroline McMillan and Chris Whittle.

11:45am Tuesday 29th June 2010

WITH 70 activities at 16 venues there was plenty of chance to burn off the calories during Southampton’s 30-Minute Sportathon.

New trim trail a keep fit hit

Daily Echo: New trim trail a keep fit hit

10:23am Saturday 19th June 2010

A OUTDOOR trim trail to encourage Southampton residents to get fit has been launched at the city’s Sports Centre.

Youngsters are a step ahead

Daily Echo: IN STEP: Children at creative dance event at Hazel Wood Infant School, Totton. 	Picture by Echo photographer Chris Moorhouse. Order no: 10598620

11:31am Thursday 17th June 2010

TALENTED Hampshire youngsters twisted and twirled as they took part in a special dance workshop.

Rickshaw rides help to get commuters pedalling

Daily Echo: RIDE: Amy Farminer, Thea Bjaaland and Dale Bostock on the rickshaw.  	Echo picture by Joanna Mann Order no: 10578950

4:40pm Wednesday 9th June 2010

COMMUTERS had an opportunity to ditch public transport in favour of pedal power in a bid to get more of the Southampton public active.

Weighing up the city’s obesity battle plans

Daily Echo: BIG NEWS: A survey has revealed that more than a third of the town’s over-16s are overweight

12:15pm Monday 7th June 2010

PROPOSALS designed to cut Southampton’s high obesity rates will today be presented to council leaders.

Beating the bulge changed my life

Daily Echo: NEW ME! Slimline Kaye.   Picture: Mat Watson. Order no: 10559134

12:28pm Monday 7th June 2010

SHE spends her days surrounded by food at the café she runs.

'Fat camp' was turning point

Daily Echo: Jackie Campbell and her daughter Ashley, 16, who lost three stone since seriously tackling her weight problem.

1:10pm Saturday 5th June 2010

As the Daily Echo continues its investigations into Southampton’s obesity crisis, SARAH JONES meets one Hampshire teenager who decided to take matters into her own hands

Swim for free to Beat the Bulge

Daily Echo: Swim for free!

10:05am Friday 4th June 2010

BEATING the bulge doesn’t have to break the bank as council chiefs are offering free swimming sessions across Southampton.

Beat the bulge with the Daily Echo

Daily Echo: GET ACTIVE: There are a whole host of activities for people to try out.

9:48am Thursday 3rd June 2010

SOUTHAMPTON: THE people of Southampton are being urged to beat the bulge as the Daily Echo launches a new campaign to get more people exercising and eating healthily.



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