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Jive your way to a more active lifestyle and improved health

Two platforms have come together with one goal: to motivate South Africans to live fitter, healthier lives.

The 5 Colour Fitness TV show has partnered with DJ Musique from Durban to encourage South Africa to take on the #5Jive Challenge to create awareness around leading healthier and more active lifestyles.

Focus on your health

The level of stress among South Africans has shot up by 56% since the start of the pandemic, according to research conducted by Pharma Dynamics earlier this year.

The research findings also indicated that 81% turned to unhealthy food, 20% to alcohol, 18% to cigarettes, 6% to smoking cannabis, and 22% to antidepressant or anti-anxiety medication to help them cope with the stressors of the last few months.

DJ Musique and 5 Colour Fitness are encouraging and empowering South Africans to join their movement to manage their stress and lead healthier, happier lifestyles.

The #5Jive Dance Challenge, an inspiration fitness dance put together by a local choreographer, Sufyaan Moosa and FHA Fitness Health and Active trainers, adds a fun element to working out.

Shake your money maker!

What makes this challenge even more encouraging is that there is a cash prize up for grabs!

The #5Jive dance challenge song, named Inhliziyo, has been crafted by local artist DJ Musique and Artchild Africa and provides the perfect inspiration, fit for all South Africans and the dance challenge.

CEO of FHA and presenter of the TV show, Berne van Zyl says: “There is no better way to empower and inspire South Africa after everything the country has been through. This is our way of showing that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. We are leading by example, showing that there is hope and that we will come out of this together, stronger.”

All the season 7 deets

The 5 Colour Fitness show will air the first episode of its 7th season, 5 Colour Fitness – A Tropical Adventure, on Monday, 1 November 2021.

The crew filmed the latest season at the San Lameer Resort Hotel & Spa on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

The season is packed with effective exercise regimens, valuable fitness and lifestyle coaching advice and lots of fun to get South Africa motivated and moving!

The 5 Colour Fitness show offers viewers exercises that range from bodyweight training to yoga, stretching and breathing techniques that help you to manage stress and enhance the body, mind and well-being. Each trainer is unique, and so the show provides a range of qualified trainers from life coaches and nutritionists to physiotherapists and biokinetics,” says Van Zyl.

The new season will broadcast from Monday to Sunday at 07h00 and again at 17h00 on SuperSport Variety 4, Channel 209. The show is also available on DStv Catch Up and Showmax, as well as the FHA YouTube channel.

The cast for this season includes JP van der Schyff, Christy Ann du Plessis, Talitha van Dyk, Lucas Mthenjane, Anver Alexander, Lelani Loots, Lucky Fadzi, and Angela Gresham (a South African based in New York).

This season also is proud to welcome well-known fitness enthusiasts Aretha Bauwens, Samantha Naidoo, Aidren Chako and Sufyaan Moosa, and has been proud to host South African Olympian, Rocco van Rooyen.

For more information, visit www.fhanetwork.co.za or follow 5 Colour Fitness on Instagram @fha_fitnesshealthactive and Facebook @fitnesshealthactive.

Author: Pedro van Gaalen

When he’s not writing about sport or health and fitness, Pedro is probably out training for his next marathon or ultra-marathon. He’s worked as a fitness professional and as a marketing and comms expert. He now combines his passions in his role as managing editor at Fitness magazine.

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