Healthy lifestyle programs

Prevention

SHED-IT

Have you tried to lose weight before? Have you been found that you can drop a few kilos, but only for a short time?

Many men think they have the knowledge to lose weight but, in reality, most drop a few kilos quickly, and put the weight back on within a few months.

That’s why we’ve created SHED-IT, a low-cost weight loss program designed by men, for men. This program teaches you all about the science of long-term, sustainable weight management. There are no group sessions, weekly meetings, pills, potions or fads. Instead, you will receive a resource pack that provides you with the knowledge and motivation you need to make sustainable healthy changes to your lifestyle.

The best part about SHED-IT is that it also helps you to lose weight without entirely giving up the things you love. So you can still enjoy that cold beer or those hot chips every now and then.

During the program, you can expect to:

  • improve your fitness level and eating habits
  • improve your heart health and wellbeing
  • lose weight and keep it off (men lose 4 to 5kgs on average).

You will receive weekly emails and a logbook with information on how to effectively lose weight and keep it off. You can print these off, update it on your computer or use an online program to assist you throughout the program.

Want to know more?

You can read our frequently asked questions or watch our introductory video.

If you want to know the details, you can also find out more about the science behind the program, and the team who developed it.

Want more help?

If you think you might benefit from a bit of extra support during the SHED-IT program, we can put you in touch with health professionals (such as exercise physiologists and dietitians) who are trained in delivering the program.

Read our list of SHED-IT providers.

Interested?

For further information you can email our SHED-IT team or call us on 1300 001 880.

Already convinced?

You can buy the SHED-IT program via our Diabetes WA online shop.

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