Monthly Archives: May 2019

Lead a walk

Walking is a great way to get active and nearly all of us CAN walk. It can also be a great way to break your day and may improve your energy & productivity at work too. You can walk on your own of course but sometimes it helps to join some colleagues for motivation [...]

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Lize de la Harpe

6 years ago I found myself divorced with two kids under the age of 4 -  facing not only a mountain of responsibility to take on by myself, but also a mountain of financial pressure ….to take on with only one income. So naturally the first thing I did was give up any form [...]

By |2019-06-05T06:19:43+00:00May 28th, 2019|Share your story|0 Comments

Keteng Lenko

My name is Keteng Lenko, I’m 28 years old young man living with a disability. I always strive beyond my disability, I believe everyone has the ability to do great things in life. We all are capable of being a better person than we are today. Going against what you experiencing at the moment [...]

By |2019-06-05T06:21:28+00:00May 28th, 2019|Share your story|0 Comments

Nelene Cronje

As an Enterprise Business Consultant, I work all over the Western Cape and spend a lot of my time on the road to see clients. This makes healthy eating difficult and therefore knowing where each town’s drive-through is, became important! This was my lifestyle, together with being very sociable, contributed to me being 45kg [...]

By |2019-06-05T06:23:36+00:00May 28th, 2019|Share your story|0 Comments

Trishal Lazarus

If Angelina Jolie can do it … so can I BRCA 1 positive but I’m choosing life, you always have a choice This whole journey started when I was 7 years old, when my role model, my Mum was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 31. At the same time my maternal [...]

By |2019-06-05T06:24:47+00:00May 28th, 2019|Share your story|0 Comments

Shayne Hollenberg

My stories starts a few years back. I have been participating in sport my whole life, soccer, cycling and now running, from 5km and now I run Marathons and Ultra Marathons. I have many injuries caused by sport, snapped Achilles Tendon on my left leg, broken ankle in two places on my right leg, [...]

By |2019-06-05T06:25:42+00:00May 9th, 2019|Share your story|0 Comments

Debbie van Zyl

My name is Debbie van Zyl and I work in GTI.  I have not struggled with my weight in High school (I actually asked my parents to get me something to gain weight  -  which never happened). I only started to gaining weight after my son was born and I started to eat anything [...]

By |2019-06-05T06:26:42+00:00May 9th, 2019|Share your story|0 Comments

Marietha Hoeflich

On 11 February 2019 I shared my story on Facebook because this was the exact day that my transformation route started 2 years back, on 11 Febuary 2017 and 20kg heavier, that I joined Forever Strong Fitness Training & almost died that day.  The trainer decided it was burpees only training…..for someone who did [...]

By |2019-06-05T06:27:52+00:00May 9th, 2019|Share your story|0 Comments

Mechelle le Roux

Unapologetically resilient In 2013 at 25 years old I suffered a stroke, initially I was misdiagnosed with an anxiety attack due to my age and as the symptoms progressed 24 hours later an MRI revealed a blood clot on my brain, with a combination of reasons such as lifestyle, hereditary Hypertension, stress etc., however [...]

By |2019-06-05T06:28:54+00:00May 9th, 2019|Share your story|0 Comments

Why is lifestyle change so hard?

We all want to be well, or more well. Perhaps it's more exercise, better sleep, less alcohol, losing weight, coping with stress more effectively, quitting smoking, or something else. But we all have that list in our heads, you know, the "I'd be really well if I could change xxxyyyzzz" list. But we have [...]