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HEALTHY TIPS FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON

Unlike a one-time splurge at Christmas day, holiday eating in December is a marathon. There are office parties, dinners with friends and family gatherings that surround you with dessert, cocktails and yummy snacks. Usually when you think of Christmas day, it’s only...

DIABETES AWARENESS

Today we are going to discuss diabetes and how it relates to exercise. As most of us know diabetes or diabetes mellitus is a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired. This results in abnormal metabolism of...

STAYING ACTIVE DURING EXAM’S

Even though we desperately want to stay active during exam time, the thought of exercising and taking a break away from studying just sounds impossible. We think that taking those 30 minute exercise fix will steal our 30 minutes that we should be studying. However,...

OBSTACLE COURSE RACING

Obstacle Courses are great fun but require fitness, endurance, strength, agility, coordination and flexibility. You will get far with enthusiasm, but the key to a great race is training and preparation. Give yourself time to get your body ready for it, especially if...

The importance of post workout nutrition.

The importance of post workout nutrition cannot be stressed enough, whether you are a high level elite athlete or someone who enjoys the odd Zumba class. The body responds to nutrients differently at different times, depending on intensity of exercise it is exposed...

CYCLATHON

Thursday 27 September at 17:15 in the Cycle Studio with Anelma. Join us for a 90 min cycle class. Guarantee your spot by booking a seat at reception.

COMMUNITY PROJECTS WITH MATIES SPORT

During the school holidays Maties Sport invited Grade 6 and 7 learners from Vlottenberg School. They introduced the children to Maties Gymnasium, our Fitness Instructors challenged them to some fun Fitness activities. Here is to seeing many of you as students and...

COMMUNITY PROJECTS

In an effort to uplift the greater Stellenbosch community, we invited Cloetesville and Stellenzight High Schools to make use of our facilities. Soccer, Rugby and Netball teams followed a six week strength and conditioning program designed by our Fitness Instructors....

WELCOME TO OUR NEW WEBSITE

We hope you are finding our new website more engaging and easier to navigate. You can use the site to view our timetables online for pool usage times and Group Exercise classes. Should you wish to join you can register online and view the pricing for our various...

NEW TECHNOGYM RANGE EQUIPMENT

Maties Gymnasium would like to introduce you to the innovative world of Technogym equipment. We are proud to announce that our refurbishment of our “kraglokaal” has started today. We are bringing our members better, more innovative , top of the range equipment to make...