Maccabi LIFE

What is Maccabi LIFE

Maccabi LIFE is a bold community initiative which was created in 2019 and developed to create sustainable health change by promoting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle through education, eventing and unstructured activity.

Our goal is to pioneer health and wellbeing solutions and pursue new opportunities outside of our Sport program to enrich the physical and mental literacy and health of the Jewish community

As we continue to develop and expand our large professional and successful club network, we recognised the need to adapt to societal trends and the changing needs of our community. Right now, the community are facing many health and lifestyle challenges, including a decline in the participation in team sports and an increase in serious health issues.

At a glance, we can report the following:

  • 81% of 5-17 year olds don’t meet the guidelines for physical activity
  • 66% of adults and 25% of children are overweight or obese
  • 48% of Australians will be impacted by mental health in their life
  • 90% of Australians have at least one risk factor for developing heart disease

Maccabi LIFE was developed to support the community in achieving sustainable health changes, by promoting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle through various initiatives including health and wellness events, education programs and unstructured activities. Under the key lifestyle pillars of Nutrition, Physical Fitness and Mental Health, we aim to enrich the physical and mental health of the community.

Maccabi LIFE offer a variety of exciting health and wellness programs for you, such as Maccabi LIFE in the Park events (Pilates, Zumba), Online Webinars with key experts and thought leaders in their fields, Engaging Online Content, Walkie Talkie programs and Key events with Charity partners, to name a few. We are always planning, seeing what our community needs and wants, and our goal is to bring health and wellness into the community by making our programs and events fun, engaging and inspiring.

In 2022 we will launch a key health/lifestyle research projects to discover and benchmark the current health of our community. This will help us strategically develop future wellbeing programs designed to increase participation by 25% by 2025. In addition, we are working on a Maccabi LIFE Health and Wellbeing App to enable all Maccabi members to benefit from many exciting offers and rewards.

Maccabi Life is a long-term commitment, our goal is to continually develop health and wellbeing solutions and pursue new opportunities outside of our Sport program to enrich the physical and mental literacy and health of the Jewish community