Blog, Health

Chew Chow Chomp – Food Fit For Kings

WLSA’s first foodie event of the year was an exciting mix of innovative ideas to demonstrate to post-operative bariatric patients that food can taste delicious and still be healthy. One of the fears many patients’ have after surgery is “will I be able to enjoy food...



For adults, regular aerobic exercise such as hiking leads to: Improved cardiorespiratory fitness (heart, lungs, blood vessels) Improved muscular fitness Lower risk of coronary heart disease and stroke Lower risk of high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes Lower risk of high cholesterol and triglycerides Lower...



Tone up, sleep better and feel happier by taking a dip in your local pool Any type of exercise is better than none, but swimming is proven to be one of the best. Great for both mind and body, here’s why spending more time in the water...

Gastric Sleeve, Weight Loss Warrior

Wonderful WeightLoss: Liz Pete Phillips

It’s been a life changing event for me as a massive positive. I’m now off antidepressants and on a lower dose of thyroxine for my thyroid. My only wish was to get it done years ago.


Stand up Paddle Boarding

In 2013, stand up paddle boarding was reported as the outdoor sporting activity with the most first-time participants of any in the United States that year. And it’s no wonder why. It is relatively easy for anyone to do, and the health benefits gained from paddle boarding...

Weight Loss Warrior

Wonderful WeightLoss: Chanece Gibbings

Today we celebrate the successful weight loss and pregnancy of Chanece Gibbings! Here’s her latest update: Love my sleeve ❤After being told we may not be able to have children prior to having surgery, I am now 26 weeks pregnant and could not be happier!! First...


Tricep Dips

Toning your triceps — the muscles that run on the backside of your upper arm, from your shoulder to your elbow — is one way to easily tone your arms. Tricep Dips Step 1Position your hands shoulder-width apart on a secured bench or stable chair. Step...

Weight Loss Warrior

Wonderful WeightLoss: Kirk Senior

This week we celebrate the BIRTHDAY and sustainable weight loss of Kirk Senior! Kirk has been an active WLSA advocate ( and become a lifelong friend of our team) for many years and a perfect example of how sustainable our weight loss program has been for...