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South Africa’s healthiest city revealed

South Africa’s healthiest city revealed

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2017 09:29 GMT

Cape Town has the highest number of people who are a healthy weight, plus they purchase the most vegetables and fruit, when compared with South Africa’s other major cities.

Why a focus on health is vital this Women’s Month – what to know and do in your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond

Why a focus on health is vital this Women’s Month – what to know and do in your 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond

Press Releases   •   Aug 07, 2017 07:18 GMT

​In a bid to promote health education this Women’s Month, clinicians at Discovery Vitality have prepared guidelines to help women maintain good health at different life stages.

Discovery Vitality announces the inaugural Discovery Vitality Run Series

Discovery Vitality announces the inaugural Discovery Vitality Run Series

Press Releases   •   Jun 20, 2017 09:09 GMT

Discovery Vitality is proud to announce the launch of a brand new venture in partnership with four of Johannesburg’s most established running clubs – the Discovery Vitality Run Series. Designed to help people improve their health through physical activity, the Discovery Vitality Run Series connects four iconic running events in the city of Johannesburg.

Introducing Vitality Weight Loss Rewards

Introducing Vitality Weight Loss Rewards

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2017 09:12 GMT

Discovery Vitality launches intervention to intensify efforts to combat the alarming rise in obesity and associated healthcare costs

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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 12:59 GMT

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 12:06 GMT

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 00:00 GMT

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 07:31 GMT

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, 09:30 - 12:00 GMT

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 06:00 GMT

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, 11:00 - 13:00 GMT

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 08:12 GMT

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.