Lifestyles Weight Management Program

Lifestyles: Healthy by Choice, not by Chance

The Lifestyles Adult Weight Management Program is ten weeks designed to develop skills for sustainable weight management. It is offered every spring and fall.

Lifestyles includes

  • Accountability to nutrition and physical activity
  • Classes and group discussions focused on:
    • Basic nutrition
    • Emotional aspects of eating
    • Changing habits
    • Manage challenging situations
    • Motivation and support
    • Shopping skills
  • Structured physical activity time to introduce a variety of exercise and forms in the CRWC.
  • Classes led by registered dietitian, exercise specialist, and health coach.
  • Follow-up contacts for motivation and support.

Group Meeting Times

Wednesdays, February 4 - April 15, 2015
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Campus Recreation and Wellness Center

Private Gym Times (PGT)

Lifestyles participants are granted exclusive access to the Wellness Services exercise area in CRWC/Wellness Services on Tuedays, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Wednesdays, 5 - 6 p.m. Attendance is highly encouraged to the Private Gym Time, but is not required.

If you are interested in learning more about Lifestyles to support your weight management efforts, call 319-353-2973 or email us.

Program Fees & Information

  • Lifestyles is FREE for UI Faculty/Staff members who are working with a Health Coach and meet the criteria for referral to Lifestyles.
  • The program cost is $400 for those who are not working with a Health Coach.
  • Attendance is required at a minimum of 8 of 10 group classes to be eligible for the program fee to be paid for by liveWELL.
  • All participants must meet program criteria of BMI > 30. Calculate BMI here.

If you have been referred to Lifestyles by your Health Coach, please complete the Self-Assessment Survey.


Contact liveWELL or attend an informational session on Wednesday, January 21nd from 12:15-12:45 p.m. or 6:00-6:45 p.m. in the Wellness Services Conference Room, 1st floor, of Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.