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1Nov2016

Move Like A Pro is all about getting rugby fans more mentally and physically resilient through regular activity, nutritional advise and guidance through the clubs, in a way that works for the individual.

Did you know Movember isn't just about encouraging men to grow moustaches, but there are actually several ways to support the work of the Movember Foundation? One of these is about simply moving.

Move is about setting yourself a physical challenge to generate funds for men’s health – and you can make it anything you want it to be – something epic like climbing a...

26Oct2016

Move Like A Pro has been made possible by the amazing efforts of Mo Bros & Mo Sistas raising funds and awareness for the Movember Foundation.

We want you to join your Aviva Premiership Rugby team to help men live happier, healthier, longer lives. Too many men are dying too young; on average four years younger than women- the Movember Foundation is the only global charity solely focused on men’s health, raising funds to deliver innovative, breakthrough research and support programmes. Through the amazing support of Mo Bros & Mo Sistas, Movember has funded over 1,200 projects focusing on...

9Sep2016

Saturday September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day and the Movember Foundation is using the day to give male suicide the urgent attention it deserves, with the launch of a short video entitled 'Suicide Notes Talk Too Late'.

The message is simple, "Men, let's talk when things get tough."

Watch the film and share it among your networks to spread the message as far as possible. And start those conversations, they might seem daunting but could make the world of difference.

Owen Sharp, Movember Foundation CEO, comments, "We wanted to create a powerful piece of content that...

17Aug2016

Darren Campbell took part in Move Like A Pro sessions at Northampton Saints and has described the programme as 'life-changing'.

“One of the reasons I decided to try Move Like A Pro was for my eight-year-old son Lucas, who I didn’t want hitting bad habits,” he said.

“I was lucky in that my dad played sport when I grew up so I followed those tendencies, and now I’m trying to incorporate walking into everything we do.

“My son is still getting used to it – we’ll go to a toy shop and end up walking a few...

29Jul2016

Saracens season-ticket holder Denis Collen, 51, has been taking part in Move Like A Pro sessions at Allianz Park. We asked him a few questions about his experience.

“I’ve lost 4.5kg and two inches off my waist so far, but a lot of the success I’ve noticed stems from an overall improvement in my health and fitness levels,” he said.

“Things like doing extra steps, reducing your salt intake, increasing a bit of water all adds up. Move Like A Pro spurs you on to keep doing that stuff even when you’re there on a rainy day....

18Jul2016

We’re looking for more men to get involved with our Move Like A Pro club sessions.

Do you live near Bath Rugby, Newcastle Falcons, Northampton Saints, Saracens or Wasps?

Watch this film and check out what’s involved.

Move Like A Pro sessions are an incredible opportunity to train at your favourite club, meet like-minded people and improve your physical and mental health.

Stewart Davies who has been taking part at Wasps and this is what he had to say.

“My dad passing away a few months ago was a catalyst for life changes,”...

16Jun2016

Monday 6th June saw the return of former Bath and England legends, and firm friends, David Flatman and Duncan Bell to their old stomping ground. As part of Bath Rugby Foundation’s men’s health programme, Move Like A Pro, Duncan and David went head to head in a ‘Flats v Bell’ touch rugby game. The programme, now six weeks in, sees local men who want to improve their health and wellbeing taking to the rugby field and learning how to improve their diet and lifestyle and to speak up about mental health issues.

The session started with warm ups and...

18May2016

Richie McCaw, captain of the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team shares with Movember Radio how seemingly bulletproof men aren’t immune to the physical and mental struggles life throws everyone’s way and the role mates play in keeping you grounded. Richie details the pressures and expectations of captaining the current Rugby World Cup champions as well as how he builds in ways of managing the stress of such a role. Richie got involved with The Movember Foundation to help spread word that it’s ok for men to talk about what’s going on and it’s also important to check in with...

18May2016

The Movember Foundation started with a single conversation back in 2003. Now that conversation has grown into millions of men's health conversations. All this talk is something which is very important to us, since we are not only about raising funds for men's health, but also about raising awareness. It's awareness that educates and prompts people to change behavior and take action, it's awareness which can ultimately change the face of men's health.

18May2016

Dr. Mark Buzza, Programs Director at The Movember Foundation highlights why we are committed to accelerating global collaboration amongst researchers. This collective impact is helping promote innovation in research and ultimately improve and save the lives of men with prostate or testicular cancer. Find out more at http://bit.ly/MoOutcomes

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