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Losing weight is the goal for men

3 May 2018

An innovative football weight loss programme exclusively for men who want shed unwanted pounds will launch at the Beacon of Light this month.

Founded in 2016, and endorsed by the FA, MAN v FAT  Football is a national project which combines organised and competitive sport with an easy to follow diet and 24/7 online and offline support.

There are traditional weigh-ins before each game which are followed by a 30-minute game of 5-a-side football.

MAN v FAT Football is becoming very popular in the UK and I am pleased we are able to bring it within the Beacon of Light.

Obesity is a problem in the area and by having a programme like this we will try to help every man get to their target weight.

Liz Barton-Jones, Head of Sport and Wellbeing

Kicking off on 31st May and played over 14 weeks, players will be put into teams and will battle against each other in a local league every Wednesday evening at the Beacon of Light, Sunderland’s newest sports, events, health and education venue which includes a 4G indoor rooftop football barn capable of hosting a 7-a-side and 5-a-side games, a versatile indoor arena and six outdoor 5-a-side 3G pitches as well as classrooms, offices and informal learning spaces.

Each league is made up of 10 teams, with games 30 minutes long and featuring eight players per side. Depending on pounds lost by the players, bonus points will be awarded and added to the match score.

For further information or details on how to sign up contact liz.barton-jones@foundationoflight.co.uk or call 0191 5515305 or visit manvfat.com.

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