One in four South African preschoolers is overweight or obese. What does the research reveal?
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.
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Elana Meyer’s Endurocad high performance sports academy has helped produce 10 Olympic marathon qualifiers; read and be inspired!
Get ready for the 702 Walk the Talk with parkrun!
With less than a month to go before the Discovery 702 Walk the Talk event, Discovery invites you to take part in the weekly parkruns hosted at various parkrun venues around Gauteng to help you combine fun and fitness in preparing for Walk the Talk. The Discovery 702 Walk the Talk is taking place on Sunday 27 July at the Marks Park Sports Ground.
parkrun and Discovery Vitality hits record numbers
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.
Do a parkrun, earn Vitality rewards and stay fit and healthy
On Saturday,15 June at a special event at Delta Park in Victory Park, Johannesburg, Vitality, together with sponsors adidas and Blue Label Telecoms announced their new partnership with parkrun South Africa, run by multiple Comrades winner, Bruce Fordyce. Marathon runners and Olympians, René Kalmer, Irvette van Zyl (née van Blerk) and LJ van Zyl, South Africa’s 400m hurdle champion, were present.