Weight Watchers has been part of the dieting scene for almost 50 years now and remains to this day a successful concept. Originally established by Jean Nidetch in the USA as far back as 1963, it has spread around the world and now has operations in at least 30 different countries. In today’s world of fast food, junk food and boil in the bag foods it is not overly difficult to become overweight and while trying to shed the unwanted pounds on your own is an option, using the services of a company like Weight watchers can help. The expertise they have available and the support they can provide may be the difference between success and failure in terms of losing unwanted weight and keeping it off.
There are a few different ways of using the services of Weight Watchers, although attending meetings is generally considered to be one of the best options. It affords the chance to meet Weight Watcher leaders who can help you work out a sensible plan for losing weight and also like minded people who can provide valuable support in you slimming battle. There can be many benefits to attending meetings and the first step in this is finding a suitable location in your area where meetings are hosted. There are a few ways to find Weight Watcher locations in your area.
If you have a computer available at home or work which has internet access this can be one of the best ways to find Weight Watchers locations in your neighborhood and surrounding areas. Their official website is available at http://www.weightwatchers.com/Index.aspx and they have resources on this which can assist. When the home page of the website opens you will see a search feature straightaway which enables you to start searching for locations where meetings are held. If the search feature is not obvious on the page, look to the top right hand of the screen and you should see “Find a Meeting” written and you can click on this to bring up the search feature.
To start the process going you either enter the zip code of your home or office location or if you are unsure of this you can also search by city and state. The initial search will bring up a map which highlights the location of the different places in the area of the zip code or city where meetings are held. Each location on the map is numbered and if you scroll down there is a list of the numbered locations. The list provides details of the full address of the location and identifies the day and time when the meeting is held. It also provides the name of the meeting leader for that particular location.
The list provided basically starts with the nearest location, with the approximate distance from your home or office to the meeting location shown. There is generally no need to pre-book to attend a meeting, it is just a case of showing up on the day of the meeting. If it is your first time attending then you are expected to turn up half an hour before the starting time to give you time to register. Meetings typically last for around 45 minutes.
If you want to attend a meeting on a particular day or at a specific time, once the list of locations is open you have the opportunity to select this and this is a simple way to narrow the search of locations to a day and time that suits your needs.
If you have problems with the website, can’t find an obvious location or need a little more help, Weight Watchers have a telephone number which can be used to contact them about meetings. The number is 1-800-651-6000 and if you contact this during regular business hours it will put you in contact with a Weight Watchers representative who should be able to assist you with regard to attending meetings in your area and the various options for doing this.
Losing weight is something that many people want to achieve, although it is not always the easiest of tasks. Attending Weight Watchers meetings is something that many people have found useful in their slimming efforts. The meeting leaders and the other attendees can provide support and encouragement that can help you reach your target weight and this makes attending a meeting worth considering.