Perth men signing up for Footy Fitness with Connect Village Hub and the West Coast Eagles

Perth men signing up for Footy Fitness with Connect Village Hub and the West Coast Eagles
Perth men signing up for Footy Fitness with Connect Village Hub and the West Coast Eagles

LOVE the sport of footy however can’t play 4 quarters anymore?

Men aged 55-plus are being invited to hitch in a brand new free health program to enhance their bodily exercise, improve social connection and psychological well-being.

Connect Village Hub has joined forces with the West Coast Eagles to launch Footy Fitness, which is able to give attention to creating health, stability and energy via footy abilities and sport play inside a enjoyable atmosphere.

Held on the oval at Mineral Resources Park — house of the West Coast Eagles — this system might be delivered by members of the Eagles coaching employees together with Hamish Brayshaw, captain of the Eagles WAFL facet.

Camera IconRoss Glendinning, Ross Roberts, Drew Petrie, lan Hinds, and Chris Brown. Credit: Andrew Ritchie/Community News

Connect Village Hub co-ordinator Vicki Potter stated the health program could possibly be a game-changer for males’s well being in the same strategy to the lads’s shed motion.

“The Australian Bureau of Statistics National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing recognized that on common, one in eight males will expertise melancholy and one in 5 males will expertise nervousness at some stage of their lives,” she stated.

“Men make up a mean seven out of each 9 suicides each single day in Australia.

“Protective components towards melancholy and nervousness embody entry to alternatives to do what we get pleasure from with different individuals, rising social connectedness and alternatives for significant relationships.

“What higher strategy to join for Western Australian males than via our nationwide sport: soccer.

“No footy expertise is required to take part in this system, and it’s an effective way to make new buddies and get match this May.”

Each session culminates with a post-game social catch-up inside on the Aquila Cafe.

Footy Fitness began yesterday and runs every Wednesday from 7.30am to eight.30am at Oval 2, Mineral Resources Park in Lathlain.

To e book go to www.westcoasteagles.com.au/footyfit.

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