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Discovery Announces Collaboration with Apple to Launch Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch

Discovery Announces Collaboration with Apple to Launch Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch

Press Releases   •   Sep 10, 2015 06:38 GMT

Discovery announced today the launch of Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch for use by Vitality and the Vitality Network. Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch will enable Vitality members around the world to be motivated and encouraged to get more active and by achieving their goals, earn their Apple Watch and pay less for their health or life insurance.

​Enter South Africa’s first inner city Duathlon with Discovery

​Enter South Africa’s first inner city Duathlon with Discovery

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2015 12:35 GMT

On 24 and 25 October, the streets of Sandton will be filled with runners and cyclists competing in South Africa’s first urban Duathlon, sanctioned by Triathlon South Africa (TSA) and the International Triathlon Union (ITU). The event, the first of its kind in South Africa, is also one of the qualifying races for the South African Duathlon Championships.

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Discovery Invest introduces the Discovery Europe High Five Fund

Press Releases   •   Aug 31, 2015 12:15 GMT

Giving investors the benefit of tomorrow’s hindsight today Discovery Invest has announced a limited offer, the Discovery Europe High Five Fund, as an addition to their Discovery Endowment Plan.

Discovery named in Fortune's list of global top companies changing the world

Discovery named in Fortune's list of global top companies changing the world

Press Releases   •   Aug 27, 2015 14:21 GMT

Discovery has been named by Fortune magazine as one of the top 51 companies in an index that ranks companies across the world on the significance of their social impact. In Fortune’s inaugural Change the World list, Discovery features 17th ahead of established brands like IBM, Nike, Unilever, and Starbucks.

​Discovery launches South Africa’s first inner city duathlon in partnership with the City of Johannesburg

​Discovery launches South Africa’s first inner city duathlon in partnership with the City of Johannesburg

Press Releases   •   Aug 13, 2015 13:16 GMT

Today the foyer of the JSE was host to a unique executive RUN-CYCLE-RUN challenge marking the launch of the Discovery Duathlon Sandton scheduled for October later this year. In an effort to make people healthier whilst enhancing and protecting their lives, Discovery have partnered with the City of Johannesburg in support of the EcoMobility World Festival to be held over the month of October.

​“My career has taken a toll on my body, but it’s a price I’d be willing to pay again,” says Boris Becker at the Discovery Vitality Summit.

​“My career has taken a toll on my body, but it’s a price I’d be willing to pay again,” says Boris Becker at the Discovery Vitality Summit.

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2015 15:39 GMT

When Boris Becker took to the stage as the headline speaker at the Discovery Vitality Summit he shed some light on what it’s like to be a tennis superstar at 17. Celebrating 30 years this year since that first momentous grand slam win at Wimbledon in 1985, he also reflected on the journey from player to coach of current world number one and 2015 Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic.

Running a successful football club takes a family

Running a successful football club takes a family

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2015 14:50 GMT

An air of excitement descended on the Discovery Vitality Summit 2015 this afternoon as Liverpool FC heavyweights took the stage to discuss the matter of business in sport, and running a successful and sustainable football club.

Secrets to SA’s sporting success

Secrets to SA’s sporting success

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2015 13:30 GMT

Top coaches reveal some of the ways they use science to create a competitive edge in peak performance.

MTN-Qhubeka coach, Austin, maintains competition and overall health are key to pro athlete performance

MTN-Qhubeka coach, Austin, maintains competition and overall health are key to pro athlete performance

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2015 13:06 GMT

​Outside of training and nutrition, many factors contribute to the success of a team of athletes on a global stage. That’s according to Dr Carol Austin, CEO of ActiveWorx and director of Health and Performance of Team MTN-Qhubeka who was participating in a panel discussion at the Discovery Vitality Summit held in Sandton today...

Keep it simple to win the race

Keep it simple to win the race

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2015 12:25 GMT

What does it take to be a winner in endurance sports? Is it natural ability? Complex training programmes, wearable tech and the most expensive running shoes?

Discovery Vitality launches innovative nutrition app in South Africa

Discovery Vitality launches innovative nutrition app in South Africa

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2015 11:53 GMT

This morning a novel nutrition app known as HealthyFood Switch was launched in South Africa as a result of a partnership between the George Institute for Global Health and Discovery Vitality.

Fitbit co-founder talks about technology and the future of wellness at the Discovery Vitality Summit

Fitbit co-founder talks about technology and the future of wellness at the Discovery Vitality Summit

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2015 11:30 GMT

Big data is changing how companies interact with their customers and employees, but also how those individuals interact with each other and their health and wellness.

The future of health and wellness: moving away from “one size fits all” to advice for “a sample of one”

The future of health and wellness: moving away from “one size fits all” to advice for “a sample of one”

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2015 11:12 GMT

The future of healthcare and wellness will offer tailor-made care and advice thanks to advancements in medicine, science and technology.

Learner Safety Pilot Project Leads to Safer Driving Habits

Learner Safety Pilot Project Leads to Safer Driving Habits

Press Releases   •   Jul 30, 2015 13:14 GMT

Cape Town – Discovery and Childsafe SA today revealed findings of a road safety pilot study conducted by the Medical Research Council (MRC) at a roundtable discussion in the Western Cape. The Safe Travel to School programme pilot targeted 75 learner transporters with the aim of improving knowledge and awareness of their driving behaviour to ensure safer commuting to school...

​The Discovery Vitality Summit brings the world’s foremost experts on health and wellness to South Africa

​The Discovery Vitality Summit brings the world’s foremost experts on health and wellness to South Africa

Press Releases   •   Jul 30, 2015 11:47 GMT

Now in it’s third year, the Discovery Vitality Summit will once again deliver the world’s foremost experts on health and wellness to the South African public. This year’s speakers include global thought leaders in the areas of nutrition, sport, ageing, wearable technologies and peak performance.

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More health, more years, more life

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2015 09:50 GMT

Discovery Life paid out more than R1 billion to date in cash rewards to clients for leading healthy lifestyles, of which more than R400 million was paid out in 2014. Encouraging and rewarding healthy living is the cornerstone of Discovery’s insurance offering.

Discovery releases The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission report on Planetary Health

Discovery releases The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission report on Planetary Health

Press Releases   •   Jul 16, 2015 05:52 GMT

The Planetary Health report, released by Discovery in Johannesburg and simultaneously in Manila, New York and London on 16 July, provides the first comprehensive evidence showing how unprecedented environmental degradation is jeopardising the health of future generations.

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​Portion Caution: Bigger is not better

Press Releases   •   Jun 18, 2015 10:03 GMT

Amongst dieticians, ‘supersize’ is fast becoming a swear word. The fact is that we’re eating much more these days than we were even 30 years ago. In the 90s, for instance, soda manufacturers started to make soda bottles that more than doubled in size. Soda bottle size continued to increase in size until they’d grown to more than 18 times the size of the original bottles.

​The time to halt childhood obesity is now!

​The time to halt childhood obesity is now!

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2015 13:03 GMT

Understanding food labels is critical to healthy eating. How healthy are South Africa’s kids? According to Health Active Kids South Africa (HAKSA), a nationwide report compiled by Discovery Vitality on the health of the country’s children showed that our kids aren’t as healthy as they should be.

Discovery bags FIA award

Discovery bags FIA award

Press Releases   •   Jun 05, 2015 07:13 GMT

5 June 2015 – Discovery Life took top honours in the long-term insurance category at the prestigious annual Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa (FIA) Awards held in Johannesburg last night. The awards recognise and honour South Africa’s leading product providers in the financial services industry.