Our Mission

wellnessACTION! was created to empower members of our community to tackle the threat posed to our health and wellbeing by obesity



An empowering approach to a stigmatised issue.

We work with GP practices across Huddersfield to engage with local people who are eager to take action against obesity. Our positive, empowering initiative equips our Wellness Warriors with the tools they need to lose weight and lead healthier, happy lives


  • All ages and backgrounds
  • A welcoming and positive atmosphere
  • An experienced team of qualified professionals
Daily UK hospital admissions attributed to obesity
Percentage of UK adults classified as obese
The UK's European ranking for obesity
Annual UK deaths where obesity is the primary factor


How it works

Step 1

Ring your doctor make an appointment or get in touch with the wellnessACTION! team. Be positive and prepared to change your life.

Step 2

Meet the wellnessACTION team of fitness coaches, embrace the relaxed atmosphere and meet others with like-minded aspirations.

Step 3

Complete a health questionnaire, movement assessment and a six-point health MOT. It’s time to start the journey toward becoming a Wellness Warrior.

Step 4

Participate in 30-minute movement and nutritional advice programmes, including suggestions on healthy lifestyle and healthy eating.

Step 5

Attend the wA! sessions each week whilst making your own commitments to the programme to develop confidence and self-sufficiency.

Step 6

Complete your transformation into becoming a Wellness Warrior for life. Graduate from the wellnessACTION! programme and lead a healthier life.

Learn more

Click through to discover how wellnessAction! is taking the fight to Kirklees’ obesity crisis by empowering local people.