Moustaches aren't the only thing unique to men – some health issues are too. Movember is a fun way to raise awareness for serious men's health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health.
Throughout the month of November, UnityPoint Health is partnering with SingleSpeed Brewing Co. and The Runner's Flat to promote healthy activities and raise money to fund research that will help make an impact.
Check out The Hairy Truth About Men's Health and plan for fun activities throughout the month to join the movement!
Monday Night Moustache
Each Monday night in November, SingleSpeed Brewing Co. will donate 15% of food and beverage sales between to the Movember Foundation as part of the UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital team.
- Monday, Nov. 5, 19 and 26 at Waterloo SingleSpeed
- Monday, Nov. 12 at Cedar Falls SingleSpeed
TRF Fitness Workouts
Join fitness instructor Bryan Rutledge for group fitness classes – all ability levels welcome and encouraged!
- Core workout: 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 and 28 at The Runner's Flat
- Cardio workout: 6:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12 at The Runner's Flat
- Cardio workout: 6:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19 at Waterloo SingleSpeed
Oh Man! Yoga!
Ever thought about trying yoga but chickened out because you didn't want to look awkward with everyone watching? Here's a no judgment change to try it out, for free. Yoga can lower blood pressure, increase flexibility and enhance muscle strength and tone.
- 6:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 and 26 at Waterloo SingleSpeed
Us TOO prostate cancer support group
Us Too was founded by people directly affected by prostate cancer. It serves as a resource with peer-to-peer support and education materials to help men and their families/caregivers make informed decisions about prostate cancer detection, treatment options and related side effects. Learn more at ustoo.org.
- 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 at Allen Hospital.
Pedals for Prostates
What's better than a gorgeous fall morning bike ride? Crushing those pedals to raise money for prostate cancer, that's what. Our Movember team will meet at SingleSpeed in Cedar Falls and then bike over the river and through the woods to the Waterloo brew pub. Riders will be given instructions for a photo scavenger hunt the morning of, with hot prizes for the winners. Any rider making a donation will be rewarded with a free pint of beer upon arrival, courtesty of SingleSpeed Brewing Co.
- 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 at SingleSpeed Cedar Falls
Men's health ED/incontinence lecture
Dr. Mark Newton from UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital – Center for Urology will discuss common men's health issues that shouldn't be ignored.
- 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 at Allen Hospital
Help us celebrate the entire month one final time and find out how much money we raised during Movember!
- 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 at SingleSpeed Waterloo
You can contribute directly to the Movember Foundation by joining the UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital team. Click "Join This Team" to make your donation.
Health Information from UnityPoint Health
Check out articles and information about what Movember means, what men should be aware of, how they can keep themselves healthy and much more.
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