Zara Singer – Active Families
Zara was referred to the Active Families Programme at Harbour Sport in December 2015. The Onewa Doctors team, along with Zara’s Family, felt that the programme would benefit Zara, in terms of getting her more active, and receiving
Zara and her parents, Ashia and Graham, decided to attend an initial Active Families Session. The first session was so enjoyable that they decided to enrol in the
Zara and her parents became regulars at the Wednesday night sessions, held at the Northcote Baptist Church.
Zara hardly ever missed a session during her 12 months with Active Families, and would always enter with a smile, and a positive attitude. Her engagement in the games and cooking sessions was always noticeable.
Zara set initial goals of walking more than 6000 steps a
Results / Impact
Over the first 6 months on the programme, Zara was able to reduce her BMI by 2 points and her Body Fat % by 2.5%. Zara also saw an increase in her muscle mass of 2kg, as a result of her increase in activity. The most noticeable change for Zara occurred toward the end of the programme, with a reduction of her HbA1c, to within the normal range.
Zara and her parents were proud of their achievements. Most importantly, Zara’s confidence with exercise increased markedly over the course of the programme, and she graduated from Active Families with the skills required to live a healthy life. We loved working with the Singer’s, and we will miss Zara!! Well done Zara, you have done yourself proud and the Active Families Team wishes you well for the future!!
“The cooking sessions are the best”
Davis Catherwood, Harbour Sport
Phone: 09 415 4656 Fax: 09 415 4594