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Khayelitsha are you Moving for your Health?

With this year’s Khayelitsha 10km run and 5km fun run/walk just over 4 weeks away- planning is in full swing with some exciting developments unfolding. Scheduled for 25 August 2019 and organized by Khayelitsha Athletics Club (AC),  the Two Oceans Marathon (TOM), with 50 years of race organization experience has come on board  to lend a […]

What exactly is RIPT?

In 2015, the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) introduced a new group-based training programme offering members to get the most bang for their buck. With an overwhelming increase in the popularity of group-based training, especially in the areas of high-intensity interval training and weightlifting, SSISA sought after the development of a programme which […]

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:   This promotion is valid for all persons presenting the SSISA “Unleash your Super Power” business card voucher, and purchasing a full 1-year Single membership or 1-year Family membership at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa between 17 April 2019 and 31 May 2019; This offer is valid for new memberships […]


 The #RiseWithMe campaign is for every girl, sister and woman. It’s for leaders of today and leaders of tomorrow. Starting in March – international women’s month – and extending to August Women’s month in South Africa, SSISA’s CEO, Phathokuhle Zondi and Netball Player, Zanele Mdodana are inviting a number of women to physically & virtually join […]

Meet Se7en our Healthy Weight Ambassador

MEET Se7en – the Face of SSISA’s HEALTHY WEIGHT Programme and a walking testimony to what you can achieve SE7EN’S STORY: Let us give you a quick introduction to this amazing woman who calls herself “Se7en”. Mother of 8 (yes, EIGHT) children, and avid blogger, we were thrilled to have Se7en become our Healthy Weight […]

Se7en’s Blog: So What Do I Actually Wear To Gym?

This is an awkward post to write, because, believe it or not, I do go to gym and walk the gym floor everyday and I am not exactly a living fashion statement. I am just a gal who wants to work out, and if I could find exceptionally cool clothes to wear I would. Actually, […]

Se7en’s blog: Real People With Real shapes Need Real Clothes…

Can we just talk about what folk wear for gym, because finding clothes to wear for working out is probably one of the most difficult challenges facing people on the Healthy Weight Programme. There are so many excuses to keep you from going to gym… you are too tired, you have had a bad day, […]

Healthy Active Kids South Africa 2018 Report Card

Today, the Healthy Active Kids South Africa (HAKSA) 2018 Report Card was released – the 5th such Report Card since 2007 for South Africa. South Africa joins 48 other countries in producing such a Report Card as part of the Global Matrix 3.0 for for Children and Youth, led by the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance. […]

SUMMER Fit Vibes – Stay Fit This Summer!

Want to shape up or keep active over the festive season? We’re here to get you summer fit! Visit the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA), next to the Newlands Rugby and Cricket Stadiums and start working on those summer goals.   YOUR SUMMER BODY IS WAITING Sign up for a 1-month membership at […]

Move for Health Post-race Article: They Ran with their Hearts

Sunday 4 November, the streets of Claremont were awash with bright green T-shirts as nearly 2000 runners ran with their hearts. They were participating in the Woolworths Move for your Health 6km run/walk in proud association with SANParks which formed part of the Landmarks event, with a beautiful half-marathon. Bussed in from several of Cape […]