Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Parker County will offer Step Up and Scale Down, a 12-week weight management program in to help with efforts to lose weight. The classes will begin on Friday, Sept. 8 from 12:10 p.m. to 1 p.m. The classes will meet each week through Dec. 1. The classes will be at the Parker County Agricultural Service Center, located at 604 North Main Street in Weatherford. The sessions will begin at 12:15 p.m. and will conclude at 1 p.m.
Step Up and Scale Down is a great program to do with a friend or family member. The program consists of weigh-in, walking and exercises as well as weekly motivational lessons that will help participants make steps toward a healthier weight. The 12 lessons will include: Scale Down by Setting Goals, Step Up to a Healthy Plate, Scale Down by Label Reading, Step Up to Breakfast and Menu Planning, Scale Down with Moves to Lose, Step Up Your Hydrations, Scale Down by Finding your Motivational Mojo, Step Up to Healthy Snacking, Scale Down with a Colorful Plate, Step Up to Successful Socializing, Scale Down by Knowing your Numbers, and Step Up and Celebrate
Cost for the program is $40, which includes handouts and lunch each week. Pre-register by calling 817-598-6168 or mailing a check for FCS Parker County and send along with name, address and telephone number to: Parker County Extension Office, 604 North Main Street, Suite 200, Weatherford Texas 76086.