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Service delivery: an outdoor gym for the community

Service delivery: an outdoor gym for the community FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRLogo branding (Press Release) - Monday, 28 October 2013– Johannesburg, South Africa Outdoor fitness is one of the most exciting growth areas for the South Africa health and fitness Market. Now, in the 21st century, a new breed of modern fitness stations have local residents working out — often together, as they build community. These “outdoor gyms” offer quality, updated equipment that challenges people’s muscles and gets their hearts pumping. Working out on exercise equipment in the open air is a unique experience that in addition provides a way to stay fit, shapes a healthy community and helps to curb crime within the youth through sport. The equipment is designed for all fitness levels from beginners to advanced users as you apply your own body weight when exercising. It’s colorful and vibrant appearance is very inviting and not intimidating like indoor fitness equipment in a conventional gym. outdoor gym equipment in crystal park buksburg - PENDELUM CRYSTAL PARK GAUTENG - colorful and vibrant appearance During a time of tight budgets across the country, these outdoor fitness zones offer a free alternative to gym memberships. Many of these park gyms are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As a bonus, people gain benefits from the fresh air and relaxation from spending time in a park. Behind this growing trend, however, is a serious health problem: South Africans are suffering from their poor diet and exercise choices. National health director general Precious Matsoso has warned that the current rate of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, heart-related conditions and cancers pose a threat to the government's planned National Health Insurance system.  "I [...]

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