Press Releases • Dec 11, 2018 08:56 GMT
Discovery Vitality today released the results of its 10-week public campaign, the Vitality Open, which was aimed at getting South Africans to exercise more and improve their driving behaviour.
Press Releases • May 24, 2017 11:16 GMT
More than a quarter of the world’s population is under the age of 15. Their health is our future. Based on the current exercise and eating habits of South Africa’s children, it’s clear that urgent action is required.
Press Releases • May 02, 2017 09:42 GMT
Manufacturers have made progress in efforts to improve the health of South Africans with salt levels in two-thirds of foods covered by legislation now at equal to or even below the permitted requirements.
Press Releases • Mar 30, 2017 10:07 GMT
Discovery Vitality teams up with Wayde van Niekerk to help people to get active and lead healthier lives
Press Releases • Nov 09, 2016 10:25 GMT
The World Health Organization estimates that 380 million people could have diabetes by 2025.
Chad le Clos documentary, Unbelievable, puts trends in cancer occurrence, cost and care under spotlight
Press Releases • Jul 28, 2016 07:37 GMT
Dr Jonathan Broomberg, CEO of Discovery Health, talked statistics, costs and the future of cancer care.
Press Releases • Jul 20, 2016 08:33 GMT
Discovery Vitality announced as the Official Wellness Partner of the South African Olympic team for Rio 2016
Press Releases • Jul 15, 2016 09:05 GMT
Press Releases • Jan 26, 2016 08:39 GMT
Children at Kids Haven in Benoni were the first to each receive one of 14 500 teddy bears which are being donated to organisations across the country, thanks to Vitality members reaching their weekly fitness goals in December.
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.
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.
Press Releases • Jun 04, 2015 14:41 GMT
Discovery Vitality is introducing a fun, new way to teach your kids – and yourself – about how to incorporate healthy habits into your lifestyles. Using an easy-to-use social media platform called Vine, Discovery Vitality is running the Grow Up Fit SA campaign: every day in June we will release a six-second video and snippet to show you how just how simple and enjoyable it is to ‘Grow Up Fit’!
Press Releases • May 12, 2015 18:44 GMT
Discovery and Team Vitality are excited to announce that renowned Russian running sisters – Elena and Olesya Nurgalieva who have dominated the Comrades Marathon leader board over the past few years – will be running the Ultimate Human Race for Team Vitality this year.
Press Releases • Apr 14, 2015 11:40 GMT
Disney Africa today announced that it has launched two websites in collaboration with Discovery Vitality – Disney Baby Africa and Disney Healthy Living.co.za.
Press Releases • Apr 14, 2015 09:42 GMT
For the second year, a group of runners has conquered the distance between Johannesburg and Cape Town by foot to raise money for MAD charity, this year with the support of Team Vitality. MAD (Make a Difference) was founded in 2003 by Francois Pienaar to support the education of South Africa’s underprivileged youth.
Press Releases • Jun 04, 2014 13:44 GMT
Discovery Vitality has launched the Vitality Elite Fitness Assessment in partnership with the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA). This assessment is aimed at athletes who regularly take part in sporting activities to measure their body’s current peak capacity.
Press Releases • May 16, 2014 11:34 GMT
parkrun in South Africa has reached world record participation numbers after 1 803 runners took part in the Modderfontein Reserve parkrun this past Saturday as part of World Move for Health Day.
Press Releases • May 08, 2014 09:25 GMT
Parkrun and Discovery Vitality invite all runners and walkers to celebrate World Move for Health Day this Saturday 10 May, 2014. Parkrun and Discovery Vitality will be celebrating the day with a special edition parkrun at Modderfontein Reserve. The run starts at 8am and all runners and walkers are encouraged to wear orange, the colour of Vitality to this event.