Blown Away With 376

Blown Away With 376

During March and April, we hosted Let's Lighten Up Ocean Springs, which was a free eight-week weight loss challenge in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.  We partnered with the City of Ocean Springs, Singing River Health System, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast YMCA.  

Participants were able to register and complete their initial weigh in during the week of February 29th - March 5th.  First, participants met with a registered nurse and exercise physiologist, provided by Singing River Health System, to calculate their weight and BMI.  Then, they were able to work with a registered personal trainer, provided by the YMCA, to talk about nutrition, a workout regiment and anything else they had questions on or needed advice with!  Lastly, they met with our Director, who helped them complete their registration form and gave them their packets...

Unveiling Our Master Plan

Unveiling Our Master Plan

Hello there MS Gulf Coast!

We are so excited to finally be launching our Blog!  There is so much going on within our program, we've been exploring different avenues in which to share it with you.  We hope that this becomes a great platform for us to connect with you and start new conversations, around the work that we're doing and topics related to the 5210 message.  Check back regularly to see what we've been up to, leave comments to let us know what you think of our posts and if you have questions or topics that you'd like us to explore - just let us know!

As I'm sure you already know from sniffing around our website, Let's Go! Gulf Coast is a local, non-profit program that aims at combating childhood obesity.  Childhood obesity is a monstrous issue, so we have our work cut out for ourselves!  However, research has shown that...