Media Room

Welcome to the Media room of TOPS’ website, a place specifically for journalists to stay in touch with current TOPS information. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is an international, nonprofit, noncommercial, weight-loss support organization.

Public Service Announcements

Public Service Announcements

Watch, listen, and get inspired as these longtime TOPS members share their stories about overcoming obesity, and taking and keeping off pounds sensibly, in these unpaid testimonials from the U.S. and Canada.

TOPS 2018 Leadership Transition


Rick Danforth replaced longtime president Barb Cady, who retired February 28, 2018. Barb and Rick are excited about new adventures ahead and want to share their highest hopes for the future.

TOPS Program Overview and Benefits

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TOPS doesn’t pay celebrities to endorse us, and we don’t promise quick fixes or promote unrealistic images of the “perfect” body. Learn more here (PDF) about TOPS philosophy, what happens at a meeting and more.

Obesity Statistics and TOPS Fabulous Figures


Find out how much weight TOPS Chapters lost by state (PDF) and province (PDF).

Proof It Works

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Weight-Loss Study Determines that TOPS Is Effective. (PDF) Researchers at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that the TOPS Weight-loss program is an effective alternative against obesity.