December 16, 2002 at 8:56 PM CST - Updated June 18 at 12:50 PM
The Greater Jackson Shrinkdown
Do you have a New Year's Resolution to lose weight, get fit, and live a healthier lifestyle? Let us give you the motivation, support, and information you need to get started during The Greater Jackson Shrinkdown...
This event is FREE... and begins January 6th, 12noon-7pm at the Mississippi trade Mart. During the Shrinkdown kickoff the first 1000 partcipants will receive a Shrinkdown t-shirt.
Watch WLBT's full coverage of this community event with Marsha Thompson which will include health tips all along the way and details of the Shrinkdown's eating plan created by a registered dietitians at Central Mississippi Medical Center. Join WLBT, YMCA, and CMMC to focus on the importance of developing a healthier lifestyle, lose weight, and being fit!
The Greater Jackson shrinkdown is an 8-week healthy lifestyles program designed to help you understand how family history, weight loss, exercise and nutrition are all linked as you begin your healthier lifestyle.
Weekly weight-ins take place each friday through Feruary 28 at any Metro Jackson YMCA or Central Mississippi Medical Center from 7am-6pm.
YMCA Fitness Councelors and CMMC Health Proffesionals will be on-hand during weigh-in times to provide you with weekly exercise and nutrition information and to answer your questions.