​​Weight Management Programs

​​Over 30% of Maryland adults are either overweight or obese1Being overweight or obese increases your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and other health issues.

If you are struggling with your weight, you may find that a healthy eating plan and regular phsyical activity can help you lose weight and keep it off over the long term.

Evidence-based community programs (e.g., TOPS, Weight Watchers, Curves Complete) are designed to help promote health and prevent disease. Below are evidence-based programs that Marylanders can access for weight management. 

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Are you ready to stop dieting and start making real changes? TOPS® can help you reach your weight-loss goals by providing you with the tools, information, support, and accountability you need to be successful. After all, this has been a winning formula for TOPS® members just like you for more than 70 years. Weekly meetings are the heart of TOPS® support and you’re welcome to attend your first meeting at any chapter location free of charge. There's no obligation.  Each chapter is a little different, so feel free to try more than one. Join TOPS® for just $32 per year, plus monthly local dues which are around $5 a month. With your membership, you’ll receive:


  • Weekly meetings
  • A step-by-step guide to healthy living
  • A subscription to TOPS News magazine
  • Access to online tools


To learn more and to find a meeting near you, visit www.tops.org


For over 25 years, Curves has been a leader in women's fitness, helping millions of women get stronger and healthier. Our mission at Curves has been, and will always be, to strengthen women by providing fun, fast, and safe programs to help women reach their health and fitness goals. In addition to getting physically stronger with Curves, we also offer the Curves Nutrition and Weight Management Program to help you understand the fundamentals of nutriton.

The Curves Nutrition and Weight Management Program focuses on balanced and sustainable nutrition designed to help decrease body fat, increase lean muscle mass, and improve metabolism in combination with strength training with the Curves workout. Our program includes a complete weight loss program with customizable meal plans, motivational tips, and an exit strategy that teaches you how to achieve permanent results without permanent dieting!

 To learn more about the Curves difference, visit www.curves.com today!​

1​2017 Maryland Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, accessed at https://ibis.health.maryland.gov on Thursday November 7, 2019.