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"If I didn’t have Fit Trotters, I can’t say what would’ve happened"

19 January 2023

"It's magical. I started opening up and participating in the class activities. My life was quite down and dull prior to coming."

Amjid's journey in the Fit Fans program is an inspirational one. 

He was suffering from depression after a family incident, having to leave his job for 25 years in the process. 

He was told by doctors to exercise to help his situation, but going to the gym only saw his anxieties worsen.

It was only when a mental health nurse told him about Bolton Wanderers' In The Community's Fit Trotters activities that things began to change.

Fit Fans is a weight management program that, first of all, aims to tackle people's weight along with lots of many other benefits along the way.

A life long Bolton fan, Amjid began to build his confidence - eventually becoming a leader in the group. 

Watch his story below or by clicking here

Andy Snell, the EFL Trust Director Of Business Development, was quick to highlight the importance of Ami's story and the work of the Clubs and Community Trusts:

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