Supporting South Africans’ Exercise Journey

Supporting South Africans' Exercise Journey

July 31, 2023

In a recent study conducted by travel-loyalty programme Marriott Bonvoy, it was revealed that an overwhelming 54% of South Africans prioritise exercise as a means to improve their mental health. 

Johnson Health Tech, Globally, are committed to empowering individuals and understanding their fitness needs across all of life’s touch points. We are a proud partner of the Marriot group worldwide, providing their guests with premium fitness facilities. 

As more than half of South Africans affirm the connection between physical activity and mental well-being, Johnson Health Tech South Africa stands ready to support their exercise journey.

The research findings shed light on the motivations behind South Africans’ dedication to exercise, particularly during holidays. A striking 41% of surveyed travellers admitted to feeling unfit if they don’t work out while on vacation, with an additional 28% experiencing guilt. 

Moreover, a compelling 36% reported feeling overweight upon returning home if they abstained from exercising during their time away. 

Recognizing the importance of maintaining a fitness routine for self-care, many individuals perceive exercise as an essential aspect of their overall mental wellness.

The survey also provides insights into the preferred exercises South Africans engage in while on holiday. 

Unsurprisingly, 44% enjoy going for runs in the local area, while 43% opt for invigorating beach runs. Additionally, swimming ranks high on the list of favoured activities, with 36% of respondents choosing to take a dip. 

Other popular options include utilising the hotel gym (34%), performing equipment-free exercises in their rooms (31%), practising meditation (28%), and engaging in yoga (23%). A notable 22% prefer accessing external gyms within the local area, and 18% indulge in sports such as tennis, badminton, or squash.

As the majority of South Africans acknowledge the positive impact of exercise on their mental well-being, Johnson Health Tech South Africa aims to continue supporting their commitment to fitness and self-care. 

Johnson Health Tech South Africa is proud of our revolutionary @Zone app, designed to take your workouts to new heights of immersion and inspiration. 

With @Zone app, available via the apple App or Play Stores, achieving your fitness goals becomes an exhilarating experience as you embark on virtual journeys through exotic locales, compete against individuals worldwide, and embrace the transformative power of Sprint 8 HIIT workouts.

Imagine sprinting through stunning landscapes, exploring breathtaking destinations from the comfort of your own home, hotel room or fitness facility. 

@Zone brings these incredible virtual journeys to life, offering a unique blend of adventure and exercise. 

Whether you prefer running along sun-kissed beaches or conquering challenging terrains in the mountains, the @Zone app lets you escape to extraordinary places while breaking a sweat.

But @Zone goes beyond mere escapism—it fosters healthy competition and connects you with fitness enthusiasts from around the globe. Challenge yourself against like-minded individuals, pushing your limits and igniting your competitive spirit. 

By embracing friendly rivalries and sharing achievements, you’ll find newfound motivation to excel in your fitness journey.

For those seeking a comprehensive and efficient workout, the @Zone app features the renowned Sprint 8 HIIT program. This cutting-edge training method maximises results in minimal time, enabling you to redefine your body and achieve peak performance. 

With carefully crafted high-intensity intervals and strategic recovery periods, Sprint 8 HIIT guarantees an efficient and effective workout that fits seamlessly into your busy lifestyle.

Variety is key to sustaining long-term fitness goals, and @Zone offers a metric-driven approach to keep your workout experiences fresh and exciting. 

Tailor your routines to your preferences and specific objectives, selecting workouts that align with your desired outcomes. The app provides a wealth of metrics and data, allowing you to track your progress, analyse performance, and challenge yourself to reach new milestones.

Curious about how your fitness journey compares to others using @Zone? Look no further. The app provides a comprehensive overview of your workout history, enabling you to measure your achievements against the top @Zone users worldwide. 

This friendly global leaderboard adds an extra layer of motivation, inspiring you to push harder, surpass personal bests, and join the ranks of the most dedicated and accomplished fitness enthusiasts.

Downloading the @Zone app is a game-changer for South Africans committed to their health and fitness. Experience workouts that transport you to breathtaking destinations, harness the power of global competition, and unlock your full potential with Sprint 8 HIIT. 

Break free from monotonous routines and embrace a dynamic fitness journey that keeps you engaged, motivated, and consistently progressing towards your goals.

Make your next workout an extraordinary adventure— download the @Zone app today and step into the zone. 

Elevate your fitness with our range of phenomenal gym equipment, get connected, redefine your limits, and embark on an immersive journey that empowers you to achieve greatness. 

Johnson Health Tech South Africa is excited to accompany you every step of the way on your health and fitness journey.

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