TB Awareness Month

TB Awareness Month

  TB Awareness Some of you might not know that March is TB awareness month. Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection mainly affecting the lungs that cause thousands of deaths every year worldwide. TB is the second greatest killer worldwide due to a single...
What do you know about Kidneys?

What do you know about Kidneys?

Our kidneys are 2 small bean-shaped organs, located in the upper abdominal area, against the back muscles. The saying: ‘dynamite comes in small packages could not be any truer for this small organ. It might be small, but it is lifesaving organs, responsible for...
Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy Lifestyle

  Healthy Lifestyles – 22 February is Healthy Lifestyles Awareness Day   Healthy Lifestyles Awareness Day is there to remind us to keep on track and be proactive about our health. We the year with a list of New Year’s resolutions, whatever they...
Fitness during Pregnancy

Fitness during Pregnancy

  Fitness during pregnancy   Staying fit during pregnancy can be tricky. First and foremost, consult your doctor. Complications do occur during pregnancy, so get the green light before attempting to continuing/starting with your fitness routine.   Why...
Cancer Prevention Month

Cancer Prevention Month

  February: Cancer Prevention Month The big C-word… So many of us have lost loved ones due to cancer. According to CANSA (Cancer Organization of South Africa), cancer kills more people every year than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. In South Africa, more...
Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

Dear members. As we are approaching the festive season lets take some time to reflect on the good choices we can make to enjoy ourselves yet still keep in shape for the new year. Regards Maties Gymnasium