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Healthy weight

Photo of an apple with measuring tape

If you would like to find out more about finding or maintaining a healthy weight, the library has some resources that can help you.

Books and DVDs

Books, eBooks and DVDs that cover:

  • Healthy recipes
  • Exercise, flexibility and keep fit
  • Motivation and self-help
  • Fitness and dance

Weighing scalesBathroom scale

Medway Libraries has two sets of weighing scales which are free to use. The first set of scales is at Chatham Community Hub, and is fully wheelchair accessible. The second set of scales are kept at Twydall Library, Community Hub Twydall.

Help and advice

The public health team offer healthy eating and weight management advice and support at workshops at libraries around Medway. These will be advertised as and when they happen

Walking groups meet at various locations in Medway, including libraries. For more information about a group that meets near you, visit the walking groups page or the walking for health website.

Close up of medical professionalUseful websites

  • NHS Choices has information about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and online quizzes to help check your progress. An online search engine helps locate local support.
  • A Better Medway provides practical support in helping local residents lead longer, healthier lives.