Subjects: Spa, fitness, well-being
Easy and affordable is the key to healthy meal prep in lockdown alert level 3
Vitality dietitian Terry Harris shares her tips for managing mealtimes while we stay home as well as discounts from Vitality’s new HealthyDining partners for healthy meals selected by their nutrition team.
Discovery Vitality announces new partnership with Strava, the social platform for athletes
Vitality members can earn Vitality points using their Strava app, and Strava becomes the new home of the Team Vitality Community.
Vitality’s 65+, bespoke programme for older adults enables members to live longer and better
Discovery is pleased to announce the successful launch of its Vitality 65+ offering. Vitality members, 65 years or older, can now achieve better health with age-appropriate goals, interventions and activities, with exclusive enhancements to the Vitality programme, across Health, Insure, Life and Invest - that help them achieve better health with age-appropriate goals, interventions and activities.
Get moving KZN – The Vitality Run Series is here!
Vitality is turning KwaZulu-Natal orange. For the first time ever, the Discovery Vitality Run Series (VRS) will partner with the city’s iconic races to get more citizens onto their streets.
The Vitality Running World Cup is off the starting blocks
Discovery Vitality today announced that registration is open for the Vitality Running World Cup, the annual, free-to-enter, knockout running competition gives both active and inactive people the opportunity to Move More. Taking place in 180 countries, from 5 March to 5 April 2020, the Vitality Running World Cup will allow countries to compete against each other for top spot.
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
• 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
Breaking the Stigma: Why Discovery is introducing a New Mental Wellbeing Programme
Depression will be the world’s leading contributor to the global burden of disease by 2030, based on mental health risk statistics. This is reflected in the latest Discovery Health Healthcare Claims Tracker, which reveals key trends in mental health related claims by members of the Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS), and confirms that depression is the most prevalent mental health condition.
The Vitality Run Series hits the streets of Pretoria in October
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.
Over 7500 celebrate Spring At The Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk
Today just under 8000 participants celebrated the start of the season at the 8th annual Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk. The popular Pretoria-based event took place at the iconic Loftus Versfeld and catered for people of all ages, with 5 km, 10 km and 15 km routes – as well as live entertainment – on offer.
Discovery Health and SAMA open Vitality Active Rewards to public sector doctors
The South African Medical Association (SAMA) has partnered with Discovery Health to offer Discovery’s globally recognised wellness incentive programme, Vitality Active Rewards, to health practitioners in the public sector.
Discovery Vitality introduces HealthyDining for sit-down meals in countrywide restaurants
Announcing the expansion of Vitality HealthyDining in partnership with Col’Cacchio, Doppio Zero, Ocean Basket, and Nando’s to reward Vitality members for eating healthily while dining out.
Vitality offers up to 100% cash back on a Huawei Band 2 Pro
Discovery Vitality has launched a new partnership with Huawei in which Vitality members can get up to 100% cash back on a Huawei Band 2 Pro fitness device from Sportsmans Warehouse.
High blood pressure a ticking time bomb? Exercise and healthy diet the answer
This World Heart Health Day, we look at the factors contributing to hypertension and ways to lessen our risk
Introducing Vitality Move
It is estimated that nearly half (48.7%) of South Africans with hypertension have never been screened and therefore remain undiagnosed and unaware of their increased risk for heart disease and strokes.
Discovery Vitality announces the inaugural Discovery Vitality Run Series
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.
Discovery Get Active Weekend in full swing
The 2017 Discovery Get Active Weekend kicked off today in perfect weather conditions.
Can the aroma of coffee get you active?
Join the CEO of Discovery Vitality, Dr Shrey Viranna, on Tuesday 23 February to discuss how we used the aroma of coffee to get thousands of people off the couch and into their running shoes, and how this laid a foundation for a powerful, global real-time Vitality platform that is ultimately shift health outcomes.
Vitality members give children the joy of a teddy bear
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.
Team Vitality Cycling – the new premier cycling club in South Africa
Discovery Vitality and Club100 have announced a strategic partnership that will see Club100’s extensive experience in managing cycling clubs across the country combine forces with Discovery Vitality’s expertise in encouraging people to get active and prioritise their health.
There is no contesting the fact that the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk welcomes all kinds of people. While many participants enter the Big Walk to have fun, some people have personal reasons for doing so that are incredibly different to the majority of Big Walk participants...