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Wayde van Niekerk invites you to run for your country – against Usain Bolt, Jamaica and the world

Wayde van Niekerk invites you to run for your country – against Usain Bolt, Jamaica and the world

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 13:14 CAT

• Vitality Running World Cup starts in March 2020 • The global challenge will enable people to run for their country alongside national teams captained by Olympic Gold medallists Usain Bolt, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and Wayde van Niekerk • Forms part of Vitality’s commitment to get 100m people 20% more physically active by 2025 – and address the pressing global issue of inactivity

Ground-breaking global study shows how fitter bodies could lead to a fitter SA economy with potential growth of $500 million (+R7 billion) a year

Ground-breaking global study shows how fitter bodies could lead to a fitter SA economy with potential growth of $500 million (+R7 billion) a year

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 02:01 CAT

• Vitality and RAND Europe publish a ground-breaking, global study on the economic impact of physical inactivity • The 23-country study assesses how different physical activity improvement scenarios may affect the economy of countries up to 2050, and shows the significant influence of regular exercise on economic growth, workforce productivity and life expectancy

The Vitality Run Series hits the streets of Pretoria in October

The Vitality Run Series hits the streets of Pretoria in October

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2019 15:27 CAT

This jacaranda season, Vitality is turning Pretoria orange. The popular Discovery Vitality Run Series (VRS) – which has seen thousands of South Africans participate in Johannesburg and Cape Town – is partnering with four of Pretoria’s most iconic road races to get more citizens active on their streets.

​LEAVE YOUR WINTER WAYS AND SPRING BACK TO LIFE WITH THE DISCOVERY JACARANDA FM SPRING WALK

​LEAVE YOUR WINTER WAYS AND SPRING BACK TO LIFE WITH THE DISCOVERY JACARANDA FM SPRING WALK

Press releases   •   Jul 24, 2019 12:21 CAT

Winter will soon be a thing of the past and around the corner there’s a great way to get off the couch, out of those winter onesies and come back to life: the Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk - Gauteng’s favourite way to officially kick off spring.

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The Pokémon Go craze and why Vitality says you should get involved

The Pokémon Go craze and why Vitality says you should get involved

News   •   Aug 08, 2016 14:59 CAT

Pokémon Go has caught the attention and imagination of what seems like everyone on social media in a very short space of time. According to a survey conducted with Vitality members in the United States, 15% of the members surveyed were Pokémon Go players and the game had a surprisingly broad appeal across age groups.

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Press conference: Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town

Press conference: Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town

Events   •   Feb 03, 2017 14:06 CAT

On 11 and 12 February 2017, Discovery brings all the multisport action to Cape Town in the Discovery Get Active weekend. The weekend consists of the Discovery Duathlon Cape Town and the Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town where elite athletes, amateur athletes, and well known personalities all compete on the same stage. We would like to invite you to the press conference where you will ...

Feb 09 02:00 CAT

The Amphitheater, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town.

LAUNCH INVITATION: Will healthier societies come at the cost of our environment?

LAUNCH INVITATION: Will healthier societies come at the cost of our environment?

Events   •   Jul 14, 2015 09:31 CAT

Discovery Vitality and The Vitality Institute invite you to attend the South African launch of the Planetary Health Commission report prepared by the Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on Planetary Health. RSVP: TarynKe@discovery.co.za to join us for a panel discussion around the balance between the health of human civilisation and the sustainability of our environment.

Jul 16, 11:30 - 14:00 CAT

Discovery, The Forum 16 Fredman Drive Sandton Johannesburg

Vitality Fittest City Index - South Africa's Fittest City Revealed!

Vitality Fittest City Index - South Africa's Fittest City Revealed!

Events   •   Jun 10, 2013 08:00 CAT

The Vitality Fittest City Index, powered by Discovery and University of Cape Town, aims to determine how each of South Africa's six major metropolitan areas – Johannesburg, Ekhurhuleni (East Rand), Tshwane (Pretoria), Cape Town, eThekweni (Durban) and Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth) – ranked in physical activity-related health and infrastructure that promotes physical activity.

Jun 13, 13:00 - 15:00 CAT

Cape Town: Plascon Design Centre, (Freeworld Design Centre) 71 Waterkant Street, Cape Town Johannesburg: The Forum at Discovery, 1st Floor, 16 Fredman Drive, Sandton Time: 12h00 – 14h00

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Staying financially fit for a lifetime

Documents   •   Aug 04, 2017 10:12 CAT

Managing your finances well so that you’re set for retirement can have a profound impact on your stress levels. A savings strategy needs to adapt as you move through different life stages, but there isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” plan. However, in this article, a financial adviser shares some broad truths for each age group.

Taking preventive health measures is relevant in every decade, but the risks increase with age, so it’s important to keep track and prioritise good behaviours in order to stay healthy for as long as you can. The article lists recommended screenings for women from their twenties to their sixties and beyond.

Whether we like it or not, our bodies deteriorate with time. But every minute of exercise is well worth it. Here, a biokineticist shares her advice on how to ensure women get the most health benefits from their workouts – whatever their age.

Equipping women with knowledge and skills in healthy eating can have a hugely positive ripple effect in terms of health outcomes for families, communities and society in general. This article looks at the best ways for women to pack in nutrients for a healthy body and mind at different life stages.