Operation Transformation in assoc with Safefood, has passed its mid-way point now & our leaders are busy losing weight & getting closer to their new, slimmer figures. To complete their transformation, they'll have a fashion stylist at their disposal & he is Brendan Courtney who joins John in studio this morning.
This mornng we join Kathryn Thomas from Rua Red in Tallaght, for the weigh-in of two more leaders in Operation Transformation, in associationwith Safefood. This mornign Paudie & Deirdre take to the scales & experts Dr Ciara Kelly, Aoife Hearne and Karl Henry are on hand to offer advice & encouragement.
Joining John this morning from our Waterford studio is OperationTransformation's (in assoc with Safefood) dietician AoifeHearne to talk to John about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) & to give us a quick assessmentof each leader to-date, Marc, Jennifer,Deirdre, Sarah, Paudie & Siobhán.
Plus an update of Chris Hartnett Dalton'saudio diary on giving up cigarettes.
Last night Jennifer, Marc & Siobhanwere very happy with their weigh-ins & they didn't get a particularly hard time from the mentors. This morning we have a sneak previewof Sarah's weigh-in, does she reach her target? We also have Chris Hartnett Dalton telling us how she is getting on with her campaign to give up the cigarettes.
We now link up with the Rua Red Centre in Tallaght for this week's Operation Transformation live weigh-ins, in association with Safefood. Kathryn Thomas is standing by the scales and experts Dr Ciara Kelly, Aoife Hearneand Karl Henry are on hand to offer encouragement. This morning Siobhan & Marc take to the scales.
Today is Operation Transformation's National Blood Pressure Day(in assoc with Safefood) & we have brave listeners & viewers in venues all over the country who are getting their blood pressure tested for free. Doctors from the Irish Medical Organisation & nurses from the Irish Heart Foundationare in shopping centres around the country.
We’ll be going live to some of those venues shortly but first John is joined by Dr. Angie Brown, medical director of the Irish Heart Foundation, she’s going to test John's blood pressure live on air.
We visit testing centres in Blanchardstown, Galway & Limerick.
For further information on free blood testing nationwide www.rte.ie/ot
Last night on Operation Transformation,(in assoc with Safefood) you'll have seen that Paudie & Sarah were very happy with their weigh-ins, we have a sneak preview of Marc's weigh-in& I won't give away exactly how much weight he lost, but suffice to say that he didn't reach his target! Aoife Hearne & Karl Henry were not pleased!
Last week we spoke to you about signing up to the OperationTransformation Nat Quit Smoking Day & joining us on the line is ChrisHarnett Dalton who is giving up the cigarettes. We will be keeping in touch with Chris as she keeps an audio diary for us.
If any listeners want to commit to the National Quit Smoking Day, you will get support from the Boots plan, to sign up go towww.rte.ie/ot
The Operation Transformation, in assoc with Safefood, leaders will no longer face the wrath of Sergeant Mick and the Army challenges. There is a new challenge coach on the team and his name is Alan Quinn & he joins John from our Galway studio.