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The Sports Science Institute of South Africa extends its reach

in News by Lee Crumpton

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa extends its reach Study through the home of sport science in South Africa The Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) is internationally recognised as a leader in the field of sport science. In 2019, the Sports Science Institute of South Africa launched its campus-based, SETA accredited one-year […]

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RETURNING TO SSISA

in News by Lee Crumpton

The SSISA fitness centre reopened on Wednesday, 19 August and we’re happy to see our members back! To ensure the safety of our members and staff, we have safety protocols in place that may change the process of your visit to SSISA. This article contains the answers to frequently asked questions on what to expect […]

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Covid Safe Training At SSISA

in News by Lee Crumpton

    What to expect when you visit the SSISA fitness centre during the COVID-19 pandemic The Sports Science Institute of South Africa has been re-operational since September and we’ve received great feedback from our members. The centre has implemented a variety of safety measures aligned with government regulations to ensure a safer exercise environment […]

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SSISA Position Statement on Alternative Services

in News by Lee Crumpton

    SSISA Position Statement on Alternative Services during Level 3 Lockdown: Workout Stations     As of 3 August 2020, the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) will be facilitating exercise sessions to our members, within safe spaces outside of our Fitness Centre. In accordance with the current Level 3 regulations, the SSISA […]

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Personalised coaching: Strength and conditioning for the trail runner

in News by Lee Crumpton

With many of our favourite mountain trails opening under level 3 lockdown, many runners are returning to the trails for their much-needed dose of fresh air, nature and adrenaline. With no organised races in the immediate future, now is the perfect time to build up time and distance on the legs and regain the strength […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE TO SSISA MEMBERS

in News by Rob Rayner

Dear SSISA Member,  In a media briefing on 15 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic a national disaster. In his address, the President listed a number of restrictions to curb the spread of the virus and called on businesses to take all necessary measures to intensify hygiene control.  We wish to advise you that the […]

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Replace the hand shake with a friendly wave. Tips on limiting the spread of respiratory illness.

in News by Rob Rayner

This memorandum is informed by information collated from the World Health Organisation and South African Health Authorities. It includes direct extracts from previously published guidelines from these entities. Situation Update: South Africa Risk Profile (4 March 2020) In the latest WHO situation report dated 4 March 2020, there were no reported cases of Coronavirus in South Africa, […]

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Khayelitsha are you Moving for your Health?

in News by admin

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 […]

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What exactly is RIPT?

in News by admin

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 […]

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24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children

in News by Maryse Pretorius

In light of Youth Month in June, we have collated the most recent Movement Guidelines for Children. What is the Importance of Movement for Children? Movement is an essential part of life, especially in the early stages of childhood as it is crucial for physical and cognitive development. Yet, only about half of South African […]

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Se7en’s Blog: When Your Goal is the Two Oceans Half Marathon

in News by Maryse Pretorius

I dreamed, I trained and I conquered… I did it, I can’t even believe it. My goal was to finish and I finished. I felt as it got closer and closer to race day the pressure building to run like a super athlete… but to be honest… look where I have come from, I am […]

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Bring the HEAT! 3 Month SSISA Gym Membership

in News by Maryse Pretorius

Temperatures may be dropping, but it’s only heating up here at SSISA. Our Bring the HEAT deal is back this winter, and it’s HOTTER than ever before! What is Bring the HEAT? Bring the HEAT is a 3-month membership with SSISA, giving you full access to our wellness and performance facilities. What you get: A […]

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