healthy weight loss


Currently Available at our Cape Ann, Beverly, Haverhill, Ipswich, Marblehead, and Salem locations.

This has been a transformative experience, the catalyst I needed to get moving and make changes to my lifestyle.”  - Healthy Weight Loss Program Participant

    Healthy Habits, Expert Support! (includes 12 week Y membership while you are in the program)

    We know everyone’s weight loss journey is different and we know it’s certainly not easy. Our team of Registered Dietitians and Certified Personal Trainers are here to help. Our Healthy Weight Loss Program is a research-based, progressive education and exercise regimen designed to give you all the tools you need to find your pace, your goals, and the support you need so you can achieve and maintain a healthy weight just for you. You’ll learn what works, what doesn’t and what healthy habits you can incorporate into your daily routine to improve your health.  There are no gimmicks, no quick fixes just the tools and knowledge necessary to help you reach your goals. Join us so we can do this together in an understanding, compassionate and supportive environment.

    How the Program works: 

    • Team-taught by a registered dietitian, (a certified nutritionist in our Haverhill location), and a certified personal trainer 
    • Participants meet weekly for 90-minutes (45-minute session with registered dietitian and 45-minute workout at the Y).

    12 Week Sample Program Outline:

    Week 1-  Welcome, Program Overview, Understanding and Initiating the Process of Change
    Week 2 - Physical Activity: Why It Matters and What To Do
    Week 3 - Mindful Eating: The problem with mindless eating, and how to become more aware
    Week 4 -  Strength Training: Why It Matters and What To Do
    Week 5 - Portion Control and Reading Food Labels, Hydration and Healthful Beverage Choices (90 min nutrition-only session)
    Week 6 -  Sleep and Stress: How cortisol - a stress hormone, impacts weight and how to manage it
    Week 7 - Exercise Intensity and Interval Training 
    Week 8 - Troubleshooting Specific Eating Situations
    Week 9 - Planning for Success; Overcoming the Intention-Action Gap  
    Week 10 - Review, Reflect and Move Forward, this is the last session with the dietitian, review all nutrition topics and provide ample opportunity for participants to ask questions
    Week 11 & 12 - Optional workout sessions - Personal Trainer available for an hour.

    YMCA MEMBER $199 
    COMMUNITY $299 (includes a YMCA membership for 12 weeks)


    For more information, contact Laurie-Sue Rodrigues: