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Men’s Health Week 2017

BY: Joeseph0 COMMENTS CATEGORY: Events

During Men’s Health Week 2017, held 12-18 June, communities Australia-wide hold engaging events, promotions and activities tailored to the needs of men and boys. The focus is on improving and maintaining the health of our men, boys and their families, and having those meaningful conversations about factors that keep us healthy in body and mind.

A number of free activities and events will be held on the Sunshine Coast to promote this year’s theme: “Healthy Body – Healthy Mind: Keeping the Balance”. Below is a list of events aiming to respond to issues impacting the health of men and boys in our community:

Nutrition for Better Mental Health and Wellbeing – for Men and Boys

Learn how to get the best out of your diet, and how eating well positively affects your mental health. During the session, you will gain knowledge about what to eat to create a healthy and varied diet.

Date: Monday 12 June

Time: 10.00 – 11.30 am followed by a free morning tea

Location: Lake Kawana Community Centre

Cost: Free

BookingBook online

Free Men’s Only Fitness Session

Join Jarreau in an all-ages, all levels men’s only fitness class followed by a light lunch of healthy sandwiches.

Date: Tuesday 13 June

Time: 11.30 am – 12.30 pm followed by a light lunch.

Location: Resolve Fitness at Caloundra RSL

Cost: Free

Booking: Not required, inquiries contact Donna on 5438 5800

Special Guest Speaker Dr Craig Allingham with open address by Mayor Mark Jamieson

Dr Craig Allingham is a men’s health educator and sport physiotherapist who wants you to know how your health is travelling. Craig Allingham is the author of Prostate Recovery MAP – Men’s Action Plan, and his presentation will cover prostate disease and other aspects of male health attitudes, behaviors and outcomes. He is very entertaining and informative and speaks fluent ‘bloke’. Women are also welcome but must bring at least one man with them.

Date: Wednesday 14 June

Time: 9.30 – 11 am followed by morning tea

Location: Lake Kawana Community Centre

Cost: Free

BookingBook online

 

 

 

 

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