HOOP UK is a nationwide organisation that provides support for those struggling with the issues surrounding weight management and obesity. We do not advocate, endorse or advise any particular method of weight loss and weight management. HOOP UK aim to: Facilitate increased awareness and engage with the public on the issues of childhood and adult obesity. […]
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Lifestyles Gym in Wallingford are holding the last of the fundraising events whilst our Patron Jessie Pavelka is on his tour to the UK. HOOP UK would like to say a great big thank you to all of the fantastic hosts who have offered their time, premises and expertise to make Jessie’s tour a reality […]
We love HOOP UK was the resounding response from a survey recently on the HOOP UK Facebook group. The support group which has over 630 members asked its members recently for its views.
There was an interesting article in Friday’s Sun Newspaper by Emily Ashton with regard to new guidelines for informing parents on childhood obesity. HOOP was asked to comment. The story was reported by nearly all the major newspapers. The full Sun article is here followed by HOOP’s full response.
One of the main aims of HOOP is to be the voice of the obese person. So often, decisions are made about obesity without asking those who live it every day. This leads to a general misunderstanding about how weight issues affect people’s lives. There is no better way of getting our voice out there […]
He has Zumba’d in a reindeer suit, run quiz evenings and is now having his chest waxed! All to enable a local child to attend More-Life Camp this summer. HOOP would like to give a great big thank you to Chris Hillary who has raised over £2000 in total for HOOP over the past 6 […]
HOOP UK is a national charity but we realise the importance of working at a more local level. To this end we have created our first HOOP UK Regional Group as a pilot scheme – Greater Manchester. We will be working with local health and community organisations as well as getting inovled with gyms and […]
HOOP are very excited to announce that the first Regional HOOP Group is being formed in Great Manchester. This will be the first of many groups that will be rolled out across the UK and Manchester is going to be headed by HOOP Founding Director, Lesley McCormack and HOOP Ambassador, Charlie Walduck. Lesley said: We […]
Over the past couple of weeks HOOP UK supporters and members have been out there, doing it for HOOP UK! THEY ARE OUR HEROES Firstly, our social media guru Karyn Taylor braved a 10k run up in bonnie Scotland. She told us that she loved it, would definitely do it again and expected to hurt […]
HOOP member and supporter, Edwina Clarke (Ed) plucked up the courage and raised a gigantic £435 for HOOP when she took up the abseiling challenge from a water tower during an event organsised by The Rotary Club of Harlow Rye. Edwina said: ‘Hoop has given me so much since I became a member so I […]
- HOOP UK Press Release – National Obesity Awareness Week
- HOOP’s July Bootcamp was a Roller Coaster of a Weekend!
- Shock fat-shaming statistic: more must be done to understand human cost of obesity
- Type II diabetes – I was only 16, I didn’t think it was actually about me – Childrens Food Trust
- 5 places for 2 day TV & Film industry workshop
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