Five Bundesliga clubs start the “Football Fans in Training” program (FFIT) which helps male fans to reduce their cancer risk
How to eat healthier, how to integrate sport in everyday life, how to lose weight sustainably and thus how to reduce the personal cancer risk: This is what male (X)XL football fans can learn easily now. And they can do so at one of their favorite places on earth: in the sports centers and on the sports facilities of their favorite clubs in the Bundesliga and 2nd Bundesliga! In the season 2016/2017, five clubs are launching the “Football Fans in Training” program (FFIT) for the first time. The project is carried out in cooperation with the Institute for Therapy and Health Research in Kiel (IFT-Nord) and the German Cancer Aid. This was announced by the project partners on 26 January 2017 at a press conference in the VELTINS Arena of FC Schalke 04
The start was made by FC Schalke 04, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, RB Leipzig, Eintracht Braunschweig and 1. FC Nürnberg. With the beginning of the program the clubs offer at least one course for 15 to 20 fans, whose belly circumference measures more than 100 centimeters. Other German clubs have already expressed their interest. Under the motto “Your home game. Your club. Your health.” The football supporters have the opportunity to get fit and lose kilos. The twelve 90-minute units are offered by coaches of the respective club. They are a combination of teaching on the subjects of nutrition and physical activity supplemented by movement units.
Read the press release of the German Cancer Aid in full length (in German).
For more information about the program see fussballfansimtraining.de
More about the work of the German Cancer Aid at www.krebshilfe.de
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