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The results are in – SA’s most active and best driving city revealed
Cape Town leads the pack in healthy living and better driving.
South Africa’s healthiest city revealed
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.
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.
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.
Introducing Vitality Weight Loss Rewards
Discovery Vitality launches intervention to intensify efforts to combat the alarming rise in obesity and associated healthcare costs
Exercise: The prescription of the future
A panel of doctors and medical experts agree exercise is a ‘vital sign’.
Targeted strategies needed to stem global tsunami of lifestyle diseases
Stats SA report indicates lifestyle diseases as the fastest-growing cause of death among South AfricansDiscovery says targeted and coordinated strategy needed among all stakeholders to change population behaviour and stem global tsunami of lifestyle diseasesInterventions include lifestyle and behaviour modification, workplace wellness programmes and public policy shiftsA new report released this
Discovery Get Active Weekend in full swing
The 2017 Discovery Get Active Weekend kicked off today in perfect weather conditions.
Disney Africa launches two new websites for families in collaboration with Discovery Vitality
Disney Africa today announced that it has launched two websites in collaboration with Discovery Vitality – Disney Baby Africa and Disney Healthy Living.co.za.
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.
Discovery Vitality launches the Vitality Elite Fitness Assessment
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.
Discovery and AIA Group joint venture launches in Australia
The joint venture, known as "AIA Vitality", was officially launched in Australia today. This launch to the wider Australian market follows a successful pilot phase where a limited number of financial advisers had the opportunity to trial the AIA Vitality programme. AIA Vitality was first launched in Singapore in 2013.
Global leaders in food psychology and sports science to headline Discovery Vitality Summit
Discovery Vitality and the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) are proud to host the Discovery Vitality Summit to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 15 - 17 August 2013. The Discovery Vitality Summit builds on the success of the annual Discovery Vitality Wellness and Fitness Convention...
Research shows lowering cost barrier improves diet choices
Making healthy food options more affordable for consumers has been shown to be the right recipe to get people changing their diets for the better. Research by RAND Corporation, the largest independent policy research programme in the US, shows that lowering the costs of healthy foods in supermarkets motivates people to make fewer unhealthy purchases, including sweets, crisps and sugary drinks...