Are you ready to return to play in 2021? Start this year on the right foot with some exercise, healthy eating and wellness advice from Mater experts. Together with Mater, we’re committed to ensuring our participants maintain their wellbeing on and off the field. Take health tips from the new Mater at Home series of videos, which we’ll deliver weekly.
Targeted strength and endurance exercises will prepare your body for the high demands of touch footy – remember to keep focused on prehabilitation and avoid rehabilitation. In this first episode of Mater at Home, we give you some simple prehab exercises to try.
Feeling a little tight after time off the field? Pulled up lame after your last game? Don’t push it – in this episode of #MaterAtHome expert tips videos, we help you ease into your return to play so that you can experience full recovery and reconditioning without overdoing it.
Mater physiotherapist Ashleigh knows just how valuable a few simple stretches are to warm your body before the big game and encourage recovery after play. A good warm-up/down routine will help reduce the risk of injury and can positively influence sporting performance too. Check out this episode of #MaterAtHome videos and give it a go!
During a Touch Football tournament, keeping well physically is only half of the equation – it’s also important to keep well mentally too. Learn how to be present in the moment and wind down mindfully after long competition days with Mater social worker, Lili.
During Touch Football events season, be sure to give your body the right kind of fuel to keep playing all day long. Learn more about building healthy diet habits with Mater dietitian, Martin, in this new episode of #MaterAtHome.