Call in and pick up one of free measuring tapes to check your waist circumference!
What you should know…
Measuring your waist
Measuring your waist is a good way to check you’re not carrying too much fat around your stomach, which can raise your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke.
You can have a healthy BMI and still have excess tummy fat – meaning you’re still at risk of developing these diseases.
To measure your waist:
Regardless of your height or BMI, you should try to lose weight if your waist is:
You are at very high risk and you should contact your GP if your waist is:
You can take a LIFESTYLE check by doing a quiz at Public Health England website, just click on the link below