January is prime time to battle the Christmas bloat and get rid of the pounds people have gained over the over-indulgent festive period.
Tens of thousands of people across the UK are a part of slimming clubs - weekly meeting groups aimed to help attendees lose weight.
Jodie Rigby-Mee fully believes in the work these clubs do, and says she has lost six stone from attending.
While it’s a big part of the ever-growing fitness industry in the UK, some are sceptical of how effective the clubs actually are in helping people lose weight. TV's Weight Loss Guru Steve Miller says they should be banned for being ‘dens of depression’, and for taking pounds out of wallets instead of waistlines.