The GoodLife Network

The GoodLife Network (GLN)

The GoodLife Network (GLN) on channel 199 was launched on 1 December 2015, and offers South African and SADC viewers a one-stop shop for original and acquired health, fitness and lifestyle content.

Audiences can look forward to shows that cover nutrition, health, fitness, human rights, youth sexuality, HIV as well as consumer and gender rights. With an original slate like Health Busters, Food Police SuperDoc, Village Shrink and more, audiences can expect to find entertaining strategies to live the ‘good life’ on Channel 199.

The GoodLife Network.


Make a pledge to live a GoodLife.

Pledge to Move

It is important to move because physical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle.
  1. It can help prevent a range of chronic lifestyle diseases, including diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, cancer, and stroke, which are some of the leading causes of death.
  2. Physical activity helps control weight, builds lean muscle, reduces fat, promotes strong bone, muscle and joint development, and decreases the risk of obesity.
  3. It can also boost self-esteem, mood, sleep quality and energy, as well as reducing the risk of stress and depression

Outdoor Gyms/Green Ecofriendly Gyms

Run/Walk For Life

  • Tel Number: 0861 00 55 66
  • International Tel: +27 11 367-9400
  • Fax Number: +27 11 463-3326
  • E-Mail Address: info@rwfl.co.za
  • Postal Address: PO Box 3314, Rivonia, 2128 South Africa
  • Physical Address: 39, Astor Road, Klevehill Park, Petervale, Gauteng
  • Website

The Walking Site

Pledge to Eat Better

It is important to eat better because a balanced diet can help you to live a long and healthy life.
  1. Following a balanced diet can help you lose weight or maintain a healthy weight, is only one benefit.
  2. Following a healthy, well-balanced diet reduces the risk of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
  3. A healthy diet improves mood, boosts energy, and increases longevity.

Helpful resources

Pledge to learn to drink alcohol safely and healthily

It is important not to abuse alcohol which harms the body and puts one at increased risk for over 20 illnesses and cancer and
  1. Increases the risk of rape and abuse
  2. Increases the risk of unsafe sex
  3. Can harm your unborn child
  4. Increases the risk of road injuries
  5. Increases the risk of breast cancer
  6. Increases family violence

Resources

Clearview Clinics

  • Tel: +27 12 819-1422
  • Tel: +27 87 941 1312
  • Mobile: +27 61 424 1939 (24Hr)
  • SMS: 48433
  • Physical Address: Plot 79 Bosuil Avenue, Kameeldrift – East, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0035
  • Postal Address: P.O Box 3031, Montana Park, Pretoria, 0159
  • Email: info@clearviewclinicsa.co.za
  • Website

SANCA

Pledge to Love my Body

It is important to love my body because it is key to self respect and acceptance.
  1. Take good care of my body at all times
  2. Keep my body out of harm’s way
  3. Recognise that all bodies are beautiful

Resources

Pledge to Grow Food

It is important to grow food because fruit and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet.
  1. Fruit and vegetables are an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals
  2. People who eat lots of fruit and veg are less likely to develop chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke and some cancers
  3. Growing your own can be a cheaper, fun and satisfying way to help you and your family get sufficient fresh nutrients
  4. Gardening is a good way to be more physically active
  5. Gardening may also help relieve stress and improve mental wellbeing
  6. You can do it even if you don’t have a garden or plot of land.

Operation Hunger

Rooftop Gardens in COJ

Food Gardens Foundation

Unilever

Resources

Pledge to not Smoke

It is important not to smoke because smoking damages every tissue and organ in the body and reduces overall health.
  1. Health – smoking is one of the leading causes of preventable death. It causes heart disease, stroke, lung diseases like chronic bronchitis and emphysema, osteoporosis, and cataracts and is the leading cause of cancer in the world.
  2. Finances – save money on purchasing cigarettes and other expensive hidden costs like medical bills or health and life insurance premiums
  3. Social – your breath, clothes and hair smell better. Look younger and improve your oral health
  4. Protect others – secondhand smoke increases the risk of lung and heart disease

National Council Against Smoking

CANSA

Smart Recovery

Pledge to Practice Safe Sex

It is important to practice safe sex because it can prevent sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy and HIV.
  1. Anyone who has had sex without a condom could be infected
  2. You can’t tell from the way people look, dress or behave if they have an STI or HIV.
  3. Some people with an STI often don’t know they are infected because they have no signs or symptoms.

Resources

Pledge to do my Part

It is important to do my part because every bit helps to make a positive difference.

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