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Office of Work-Life Programs : Body Fat Probation Resources

Requirements for Members Exceeding Maximum Allowable Body Fat:
Commands shall refer members exceeding maximum allowable body fat to their Primary Care Manager (PCM) to determine the cause of weight gain and consultation. Commands shall refer members to the PCM by filling out Section 1 of the (Command Weight Referral Form SF 600). PCM's shall fill out Section 2. Members shall inform command of any medical problems with losing weight or starting an exercise program. The attached flow chart can help commands and members through the process.

Members who exceed their maximum allowable weight are highly encouraged to use any of the following resources:

  • Contact CG SUPRT Health Coaching at 855-CGSUPRT (855-247-8778) or www.CGSUPRT.com.

  • Go to the Human Performance Resource Center (HPRC) website at http://hprc-online.org/, where information is available on a variety of health subjects such as nutrition, exercise, and dietary supplements.

  • Use the Caloric Calculator Caloric Calculator to determine how many calories you require to lose weight.

  • Start food log by using CHOOSEMYPLATEGOV or comparable program suggested by Health Promotion Manager (HPM). Nutrition information from the USDA (contact your HPM for more examples)

  • SUPERTRACKER: Track calories and activities. Refer to caloric intake calculator to estimate caloric needs.

  • Start a fitness log to track progress. As you lose weight your fitness should improve. Log examples:

  • Complete a Monthly Fitness Test Requirements (after Primary Care Manager clearance) (push-ups, sit-ups, 1.5 mile run, or 1 mile walk)

Resources

Additional Resources

The following pages are resource guides to help you understand and comply with the new weight policy.

Websites

Refer to the Weight Management page for additional online resources.

Resources for Improving Fitness Performance Tests

Military PFT Prep Help Site