The holy month of Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and a time when many Muslims across the world fast during daylight hours for 29-30 days. The Islamic calendar is lunar and so Ramadan falls at a slightly earlier time in the year each year. In 2020 it is expected to start on 23 April.
Livewell is encouraging our team, partners, volunteers and clients to take part in a virtual relay – something we can all be part of remotely whilst creating a sense of togetherness.
A new season is just around the corner so it’s a great time to reassess your lifestyle and commit to small changes that could transform your life.
Gary Harrison was nominated by advisor, Cathy. His self-motivation to lose the pounds and reduce his blood pressure was the key reason she felt he deserved the award. In the last year, he’s lost one and a half stone (11% of his body weight) and reduced his blood pressure from high to the ideal range. He’s now a regular at Springwood Leisure Centre’s gym, working out three to four times a week.
The 54-year- old from Chaddesden works at Streetpride as a gardener with the grounds maintenance team. Despite his active job, he’d seen his weight gradually pile on in recent years.
Starting BMI: 46:04
End BMI: 33.96
Weight loss (after 12 months): 37 kilos (5st 11lbs)
Advisor: Joe Wilkinson
Losing over a quarter of her body weight coupled with a strong determination to succeed led Livewell Coordinator, Paul McGinty to nominate Amanda Ellis for January’s client of the month.
I love being a healthy role model to my daughter.