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The 18th Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge: Soweto’s finest football tournament
The 18thedition of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge will take place from 8-29 December 2021. Only vaccinated individuals permitted. Team registrations close 30 November 2021.
Discovery and the South African Football Association (SAFA) have partnered once again for the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge. Hosted at Soweto’s newly renovated Nike Football
Fitness devices helped people stay fit during the COVID-19 pandemic – and will change the way we work out in future
Access the full paper on https://journals.co.za/doi/10.18772/26180197.2021.v3n3a8
Olympic gold medallist Tatjana Schoenmaker named as a Discovery Vitality Ambassador
JOHANNESBURG, 20 October 2021 – Discovery is proud to announce Tatjana Schoenmaker (24) as a Discovery Vitality Ambassador. The South African swimming sensation has recently returned home from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after winning a gold medal and setting the world record in the 200 m breaststroke, as well as bringing home silver in the 100 m breaststroke.
“We are delighted and honoured t
The 2021 Vitality Running World Cup Champion Announced
South Africa has today been crowned Champion of the 2021 Vitality Running World Cup. Qualifying for the Finals in 2nd position, South Africa leapt up the leaderboard to take the win with 134,000 runners participating in the tournament.
In second place, was Namibia with 3,408 runners. Just behind with Mongolia was 4,424 runners and in fourth place, England with 61,000.
Now in its third year,
Pioneering Algorithm Calculates The Number Of Years Individuals Can Expect To Live In Good Health
Research shows that the number of years people are spending in ill health is increasing, primarily due to the rising prevalence of chronic diseases, driven by unhealthy lifestyles Experts call for focus on healthspan, the quality of life, alongside lifespan, the quantity of life, citing significant economic and social benefits Pioneering algorithm by Vitality, in collaboration with RAND Europe,
Discovery Bank and Vitality announce new offerings to deliver integrated value for clients
Johannesburg, 30 September 2021 – Discovery Bank today announced new digital and fintech innovations for a comprehensive digital financial services experience at its annual product-update event with financial advisers.
“With the latest features, our clients have access to a full range of financial capabilities in one place – our digital banking platform. This platform is not only transforming b
Discovery Vitality members will earn 2500 Vitality points for COVID-19 vaccination
09 September 2021 – Discovery Vitality announced today that all Vitality members aged 18 or older will be awarded 2 500 Vitality points for being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in 2021.
These points will be awarded retrospectively in October for those who have already been vaccinated. Discovery Vitality CEO Dinesh Govender says: “If members have already been vaccinated, there is nothing more
Vitality partners with Captains Usain Bolt and Wayde van Niekerk in 2021 Running World Cup to get SA moving once more
Vitality and the Running World Cup today announce the return of our global mass participation running challenge for 2021 Participation is free by registering at www.runningworldcup.com or downloading the Vitality Running World Cup app. Aligned to Vitality’s global ambition to get 100 million people 20% more active by 2025, and informed by research that physical activity builds resilience again
Discovery Miles Đ-Day bigger than Black Friday
Johannesburg, 13 August 2021– In July, Discovery Bank and Vitality launched its new Discovery Miles Đ-Day campaign. Hylton Kallner, CEO of Discovery Bank, explains that Discovery has created a new mid-month spend occasion that adds even greater value to the spending power that Discovery Miles already offer to all Vitality Money, Health and Drive clients as part of the group’s shared-value rewards.
Vitality + Zwift: a partnership in the virtual world towards global change
Johannesburg, Wednesday 11 August 2021
Vitality + Zwift: A partnership in the virtual world towards global change Vitality, the largest global platform for behaviour change, is proud to partner with Zwift, the global online fitness platform born from gaming towards fitness and social change.
Zwift, the online gaming and fitness platform, plus Vitality, the global behaviour-change progr
Discovery Bank clients can now double their Discovery Miles discount to up to 40% off on Miles D-Day every month
JOHANNESBURG, 12 July 2021 – Discovery today announced Discovery Miles D-Day, an exciting new initiative from Discovery Bank and Vitality. For one day every month, qualifying Discovery Bank clients with Vitality Money can get up to 40% off when spending their Discovery Miles in-store or onlineat over 40 Discovery Miles partners. Discovery Miles is Discovery's rewards currency, that is more valuabl
Discovery Vitality partners with the Nelson Mandela Foundation to fight hunger this Mandela Month
JOHANNESBURG, 2 July 2021 | Discovery Vitality is excited to partner with the Nelson Mandela Foundation to raise funds for its Each One Feed One hunger relief campaign. The Foundation launched the #Each1Feed1 initiative in response to the devastating effects of COVID-19 on already vulnerable communities. The campaign calls for all South Africans to donate essential products to help alleviate food
Vitality joins Reach For a Dream in Guinness World Record attempt to raise funds for children with life-threatening illnesses
Johannesburg, 8 June 2021 | Vitality is proud to partner with Reach For A Dream in their Cooking for Dreams initiative, along with DHL and Woolworths. The virtual cook-along, hosted by celebrity chefs J’Something and David Higgs, will gather enthusiastic cooks across South Africa virtually in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the most people cooking online at once, while raising fund
Vitality partners with Gift of the Givers to support those affected by fire in CT
Through MoveToGive donation campaigns, Vitality members can now donate their Discovery Miles earned from Vitality Active Rewards to Gift of the Givers, toward their relief efforts in aid of those affected by the fires in Cape Town.
Discovery Vitality’s new Nike benefit is now live
With the new benefit, members can now save 25% upfront on a wide range of sports gear and equipment and fitness devices at Sportsmans Warehouse and Totalsports. And Vitality and Discovery Bank clients can save up to 75% upfront on qualifying fitness devices and Nike performance footwear and apparel at Sportsmans Warehouse, Totalsports and Nike stores (excluding Nike Factory stores and Nike.com).
Discovery Vitality launches Vitality mental wellbeing module and rewards; partners with Miss South Africa on awareness campaign
Discovery Vitality is excited to announce the introduction of the mental wellbeing module to Vitality. Members can now track their mindful minutes and sleep goals on partner apps, including Headspace, Calm, The Mindfulness App and buddhify, in the Vitality Active Rewards platform. Members will be rewarded with Discovery Miles for taking proactive steps towards their mental health and wellbeing.
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.
Discovery Vitality launches report that measured the impact of COVID-19 on health behaviours and preventative screenings
Discovery Vitality today announced the release of its Care Gap Report which highlights the extent to which members engaged in health behaviours and accessed health promotion and preventative services during COVID-19 lockdown.
2021 will see cutting-edge digital technology boost Discovery Health’s Diabetes Care Programme
In 2020 the COVID-19 global healthcare crisis has put the spotlight on people who live with diabetes. They are considered at risk of severe illness should they contract COVID-19 – particularly where the condition is poorly managed.