Is SA healthcare running a fever?
Discussion / Healthy People/ Groups / Human Rights

Is SA healthcare running a fever?

As a nation, we are bombarded with information about how the public healthcare sector is falling apart. As of 2014, the population of South Africa was unequally distributed between the public and private health care sector.     In this panel discussion, Mike Wills alongside  Mark Heywood from the public interest law group, SECTION27) and Maria Phalime author … Continue reading

Grahamstown Park Run turned 1
Health / Healthy People/ Groups / Lifestyle / Physical

Grahamstown Park Run turned 1

Park Run is an international event which made its way to Grahamstown last year. It is run by volunteers who act as time-keepers, event coordinators and barcode scanners. Each person who participates registers online and is given a barcode through which their time is recorded and later emailed to them. This park run barcode enables … Continue reading

For the love of Hiking: Lion’s Head
Healthy People/ Groups / Lifestyle / Women

For the love of Hiking: Lion’s Head

Lion’s Head has become an incredibly popular hiking trail, with people of all fitness levels, ages and genders participating in the health and recreational craze. With the increase in popularity and initiatives, such as Rock Girl, such trails have also become safer for women to do on their own. Previously Lion’s Head, like many parts … Continue reading

The Kayla workout – 12 weeks later
Healthy People/ Groups / My Story / Physical

The Kayla workout – 12 weeks later

When I first set myself the target of completing Kayla Itsines’s 12 week exercise programme, I remember feeling motivated and excited. But when I actually began the programme, my initial determination was overridden with shame and disappointment. Struggling to do even 5 push-ups, I was ashamed that as a former gymnast I now battled to … Continue reading