On the Move with MOVE! Coach
Have you heard of MOVE!, VA’s national Weight Management Program? Since MOVE! started in 2006, over 600,000 Veterans have enrolled in an effort to lose weight, keep it off and improve their health. Now you can use the MOVE! Coach App to help you swing back into a healthy routine.
Vietnam War Era Army Veteran Warren Pennington from Shreveport, LA found success with the MOVE! Coach App. “Once I found out about MOVE! Coach, I was all about it!” said Pennington. “It allowed me to stay at home to lose weight, but still talk to my clinician which was very helpful. When I started MOVE! Coach, I got serious about wanting to lose weight and maintain it.”
Jerry Phillips was one of the first Veterans to use MOVE! Coach and has since lost 68 pounds. He is happy about how the program helped him improve his overall health, and not just lose weight.
“I was not overly active before using the app, but now I have to move and do something each day,” he said. “After starting MOVE! Coach, I went to work as a stock guy. The job keeps me incredibly physically active.” He also stays active through other activities like yard work and house renovations. “Now that I’ve lost so much weight, it’s much easier to do,” he said.
MOVE! Coach is available for iPhones and iPads at the VA App Store.