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Some thoughts on effective self management for sustainable success  icon
Some thoughts on effective self management for sustainable success

By Clinton Gahwiler Read more...

Walking can be first rate exercise By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little icon
Walking can be first rate exercise By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little

Walking is fast becoming one of the more popular activities for health and fitness globally. It is a low-impact, all-round body conditioner with a low risk of injury. Read more...

Tipping the scales – How to balance your intake   icon
Tipping the scales – How to balance your intake

By Shelly Meltzer and Associates, Registered Dieticians with the SSISA Read more...

HOW TO STAY HEALTHY AND INJURY FREE! - By Kim Woolrich, Registered Biokineticist icon
HOW TO STAY HEALTHY AND INJURY FREE! - By Kim Woolrich, Registered Biokineticist

HOW TO STAY HEALTHY AND INJURY FREE - By Kim Woolrich, Registered Biokineticist Read more...

ANTI-AGEING EFFECTS OF EXERCISE - By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little icon
ANTI-AGEING EFFECTS OF EXERCISE - By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little

Since ancient times, humans have been concerned with developing and preserving youthful vigor. Today, there is enough understanding of the ageing process to attempt to delay it. So, the question is, has the modern world finally found the long sought after elixir of youth? Read more...

MISTAKES SMART PEOPLE MAKE  icon
MISTAKES SMART PEOPLE MAKE

- By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little, Exercise Scientist and SSISA Marketing & Media Manager Read more...

FIGHTING EVERYDAY FATIGUE  icon
FIGHTING EVERYDAY FATIGUE

- By Kim Woolrich, Registered Biokineticist & SSISA Marketing and Media: New Initiatives Co-ordinator Read more...

How many times per week should we exercise and for what duration?  icon
How many times per week should we exercise and for what duration?

- By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little, Sports Scientist and SSISA Marketing & Media Manager Read more...

Why 5-9 a day? icon
Why 5-9 a day?

Jenny-Ann Smuts RD (SA) Shelly Meltzer & Associates, Dietitians associated with the Sports Science Institute of South Africa. Read more...

FIVE STEPS TO EATING HEALTHIER THIS WINTER icon
FIVE STEPS TO EATING HEALTHIER THIS WINTER

By Shelly Meltzer and Associates, Registered Dieticians with the SSISA Read more...

WHAT WOMEN SHOULD KNOW  icon
WHAT WOMEN SHOULD KNOW

By Karlien Smit, registered dietitian with Shelly Meltzer & Associates, dietitians associated with the SSISA Read more...

HOW EXERCISE BENEFITS YOUR HEART HEALTH icon
HOW EXERCISE BENEFITS YOUR HEART HEALTH

By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little (Sports Scientist and Marketing and Media Manager, SSISA) Read more...

“BE YOUR OWN HERO” Week 1 icon
“BE YOUR OWN HERO” Week 1

By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little (Sports Scientist and Marketing and Media Manager, SSISA) Read more...

“GEARING OUR HOMES UP FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY” Week 2 icon
“GEARING OUR HOMES UP FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY” Week 2

By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little (Sports Scientist and Marketing and Media Manager, SSISA) Read more...

Breast cancer awareness icon
Breast cancer awareness

By Kim Woolrich, Biokineticist & New Initiatives Co-ordinator, SSISA Read more...

DIETARY STRATEGIES FOR BREAST CANCER PROTECTION icon
DIETARY STRATEGIES FOR BREAST CANCER PROTECTION

By Karlien Smit, registered dietician with Shelly Meltzer & Associates, dieticians associated with the SSISA Read more...

STRENGTH TRAINING FOR YOUNG ATHLETES, FRIEND OR FOE? icon
STRENGTH TRAINING FOR YOUNG ATHLETES, FRIEND OR FOE?

A GUIDE FOR PARENTS, COACHES AND SCHOOL TEACHERS. Read more...

Keeping Your 2012 New Year's Resolution – The Tips! icon
Keeping Your 2012 New Year's Resolution – The Tips!

By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little (Sports Scientist and Marketing and Media Manager SSISA) Read more...

SPREAD YOUR WINGS IN 2012 icon
SPREAD YOUR WINGS IN 2012

By Karlien Smit from Shelly Meltzer and Associates, dietitians associated with the Sports Science Institute of South Africa Read more...

THE SCIENCE & APPLICATION OF STRENGTH TRAINING: PART ONE  icon
THE SCIENCE & APPLICATION OF STRENGTH TRAINING: PART ONE

By Wayne Lombard (BSpSc(Hons)(Biokinetics)(UKZN, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS NSCA)& Biokineticist with the SSISA Discovery High Performance Centre) Read more...

THE TRUTH ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS icon
THE TRUTH ABOUT WEIGHT LOSS

By Kim Woolrich (SSISA biokineticist) & Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little (Exercise scientist & SSISA Marketing and Media Manager) Read more...

SOME COMMON-SENSE PRINCIPLES FOR SUCCESSFUL LIVING icon
SOME COMMON-SENSE PRINCIPLES FOR SUCCESSFUL LIVING

By Clinton Gahwiler (Sports Psychologist) Read more...

Giving the best to your family icon
Giving the best to your family

By Sarah Chantler, registered dietician with Shelly Meltzer & Associates, dieticians associated with the Sports Science Institute of South Africa Read more...

What constitutes a ‘Healthy Diet’ in 2012? icon
What constitutes a ‘Healthy Diet’ in 2012?

SSISA's joint statement regarding what constitutes a "Healthy Diet" in 2012 Read more...

Let us help you improve your performance on the soccer field  icon
Let us help you improve your performance on the soccer field

By Robin Arkell (Biokineticist) Read more...

TIMING IS (ALMOST) EVERYTHING icon
TIMING IS (ALMOST) EVERYTHING

By Karlien Smit & Sarah Chantler, registered dietitians, Shelly Meltzer & Associates (dietitians associated with the Sports Science Institute of South Africa) Read more...

SSISA SHAPES UP SHAPE icon
SSISA SHAPES UP SHAPE

9 SHAPE team members, 6 different exercise programmes at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) and 2-3 months in which to pull out all the stops and SHAPE UP! Read more...

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MINDFUL EATING

Compiled by Shelly Meltzer and Associates, dietitians associated with the Sports Science Institute of South Africa. Read more...

SPRING INTO SEPTEMBER WITH A HEALTHY HEART icon
SPRING INTO SEPTEMBER WITH A HEALTHY HEART

As we move into Heart month and longer, warmer days it’s a great opportunity to introduce fresh and seasonal options into your diet, still keeping to an overall heart healthy eating regime. Read more...

"Will strength-training benefit my running?"

By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little, Sports Scientist and Marketing and Media Manager, Sports Science Institute of SA Read more...

"What upper and lower body exercises are suggested for me as a runner?"

By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little, Sports Scientist and Marketing and Media Manager, Sports Science Institute of SA Read more...

WALKING FOR HEALTH AND FITNESS  icon
WALKING FOR HEALTH AND FITNESS

By Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little (Sport Scientist, Marketing and Media Manager of Sports Science Institute of SA) Read more...

SSISA Discovery HPC Mobile School Training System  icon
SSISA Discovery HPC Mobile School Training System

State of the art gym and training system developed by SSISA. Read more...

The ins and outs of conditioning training programmes for rugby players icon
The ins and outs of conditioning training programmes for rugby players

by JP van Der Watt: Biokineticist at SSISA Read more...

Tips to keep your New Year’s resolutions  icon
Tips to keep your New Year’s resolutions

by Kim Woolrich - Biokineticist and New Initiatives Manager at SSISA Read more...

The final countdown to the Cape Argus Pick n' Pay Cycle Tour  icon
The final countdown to the Cape Argus Pick n' Pay Cycle Tour

By Alex Joiner Senior Consultant to the Discovery High Performance Centre - Master of Science in Human Kinetics and Ergonmics, CSCS (NSCA) Read more...

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Journey of Change

By James Medcalf, Marketing & Media Co-ordinator Read more...

TWO OCEANS RACING TIPS icon
TWO OCEANS RACING TIPS

By Kim Woolrich – biokineticist at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa Read more...

Meet Dale Santon icon
Meet Dale Santon

Meet South African Rugby Legend Dale Santon and find out about his weight loss journey with SSISA Read more...

PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THE ATHLETE MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT SYSTEM: IKEY TIGERS 2014 icon
PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THE ATHLETE MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT SYSTEM: IKEY TIGERS 2014

By Robin Arkell, UCT S&C Caoch Read more...

Macsteel Maestro of the Month - April icon
Macsteel Maestro of the Month - April

Meet our Macsteel Maestro of The Month Kirsten Beckett Read more...

10 Ways to sneak exercise into a busy schedule  icon
10 Ways to sneak exercise into a busy schedule

By Kathy McQuaide-Little and Sima Lunga Read more...

IRONMAN SOUTH AFRICA 2014 icon
IRONMAN SOUTH AFRICA 2014

By James Medcalf, Marketing & Media Co-ordinator Read more...

MACSTEEL Maestro of the Month - May icon
MACSTEEL Maestro of the Month - May

Meeat MACSTEEL Maestro of the Month Dyan Buis Read more...

Beating the Winter Blues icon
Beating the Winter Blues

Beat the Winter blues with these tips by Kim Woolrich Read more...

Exercise and Fat Loss - Guidelines and Misconceptions icon
Exercise and Fat Loss - Guidelines and Misconceptions

a look into the guidelines and misconceptions of Fat loss and Exercise by Kathy Mcquaide - Little Read more...

Journey of Change 2014 Winner icon
Journey of Change 2014 Winner

FABIAN COLLINS – Journey of Change Read more...

Why Should Athletes Complete Performance Tests icon
Why Should Athletes Complete Performance Tests

Written by Benoit Capostagno, Exercise Physiologist Read more...

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Exercising outdoors

If you normally exercise indoors — try the outdoors for a change and experience the amazing psychological benefits that come with it. By Sports Scientist Kathleen Mc Quaide-Little. Read more...

Boot Camp Competition T's and C's icon
Boot Camp Competition T's and C's

Terms & conditions Read more...

Strength training for endurance performance icon
Strength training for endurance performance

Written by Benoit Capostagno, Exercise Physiologist Read more...


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