African Leaders At AU Summit Call For Action To End Malnutrition By 2025

African countries have made progress toward eradicating malnutrition and stunting but need to do more to hit United Nations malnutrition targets by 2025. This was the main message of a meeting that took place during the 33rd African Union Summit.Speakers at a meeting of the African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) included the heads of state of Madagascar, Cote d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone, national ministers of health as well as African Development Bank (AfDB.org) President Akinwumi Adesina, head of the African Development Bank.Leaders acknowledged the scope of the challenge but sounded a note of optimism. “We can conquer hunger in Africa,”…
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Speke Resort's Gym Introduces Zumba Fitness Classes

Dance, particularly Zumba, as a fitness exercise has become a global phenomenon and has enormous health benefits for those who partake in it. Zumba has become a mainstay on some of the modern gyms, offices, schools and hotels who are responding to travellers’ needs. Many travellers turn to Zumba to keep up with their fitness routines while they are away from their homes and cannot be in sync with their fitness schedules. And to respond to this demand, Speke Resort and Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort have introduced Zumba fitness classes every Monday and Wednesday at 6:30 pm. To those people who…
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Start 2020 With This 30% Discount Gym Offer At Speke Resort

After a long festive season of resting and little or no physical activity to pump up body fitness, many people are considering starting to work out to boost their body’s healthy. Well aware of this need, Speke Resort & Conference Centre (commonly known as Speke Resort Munyonyo) is making the health their clients their mission by offering all customers taking up new membership a 30 percent discount. This discount covers a period of January up to March. Management also said that members who will be renewing their membership in this period will be entitled to benefit from this benefit. This…
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Five Healthy Benefits Of Practicing Taekwondo

For many people, the only time they see people practicing taekwondo is during international sporting events like the Olympics or in movies. Not many people that sport of taekwondo is a great source of body wellness if done for leisure and under the watch of a professional trainer. In Uganda, taekwondo is not a prominent sport and not many gyms offer to teach this art at a fitness and body shaping workout. In Kampala, it is only The City Gym, located at Kampala Boulevard on Kampala road and Speke Apartments Gym, at Speke Apartments on Wampewo that offer professional taekwondo…
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The City Gym Introduces Ballet Dance Programme For Holiday Makers

The schools' third term holiday is pretty a long one and it can be troublesome for the kids and parents alike. The children, on a break from school work, find themselves with a lot of time on them and TV or computer games can be boring because of monotony. And for a parent TV or computer games don’t really offer the learning they wish for their children and for that reason they prefer to engage their little one in other co-curricular activities that offer more creativity. The good news is that The City Gym, premium wellness and health center, has…
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Achieve Your Fitness Goals This Xmas At The City Gym

The festive season is here and during this period many times people tend to eat not proportional amounts of food, drink a lot of alcohol and sit for long hours watching TV or doing nothing, maybe spend time on social media chatting with friends. This laziness exhibited during this time of year can have a negative impact on your fitness levels and general body wellbeing. This is why it is good to enlist in a professional gym to schedule a healthy workout routine. And for that matter, The City Gym, a full-service health and wellness gym located in the heart…
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Speke Resort Offering 30% Discount On Gym Sessions

Running under the tagline 'Your health, Our Mission - 2019', Speke Resort Munyonyo is responding to their customer needs by offering a 30 percent discount on all gym. The discount offer commenced on 15th July and is running until 15th September. "The offer is for anyone taking up a new membership or renewing existing membership," the hotel said. The membership to Speke Resort gym comes with free access to their Olympic size swimming pool, gymnasium and steam and sauna. Known for its tranquility, Speke Resort is a memorable experience to its guests who visit for business, leisure and dining.
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Fitness Junkies Set To Benefit From These Discounts At The City Gym

It is always awesome to get a service at a lesser cost. It strengthens customer relations with the business. And this is what The City Gym, a premier health and wellness facility in Kampala located at Kampala Boulevard building on Kampala road is doing. The full-service health and wellness club has announced that daily customers are set to get discounts for using the gym. Customers will now have to pay Shs15, 000 to access the gym on weekdays between 10 am and 4 pm instead of the usual Shs20, 000, an almost 25 percent discount. “Did you know that on…
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Gym Experts At Kabira Country Club Explain Zumba Benefits

With one of the biggest and best equipped gym in the East African region, Kabira Country Club gym instructors have the expertise and experience that has helped their clients their fitness and health living goals. Kabira Country Club has world-class sporting and recreational facilities that cater for a wide range of fitness and wellness pursuits. And like in many places in the world, zumba is a fitness phenomenon that has been widely embraced. And according to the experts at Kabira, zumba has a wide range of benefits for the zumbaholics. To start with, zumba is a fun activity and the…
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Why Heart Rate Exercises Are Good For Your Health

While it is hard to single out which is the most important part of the body or organ, the heart quickly comes to mind because of the role it plays keeping a person alive. It is therefore important that one takes utmost care of the heart. The heart beats the life into our bodies. One way of keeping the heart alive and health is through exercising, experts at The City Gym revealed. The City Gym located at Kampala Boulevard building on Kampala Road is a premium gym with state of the art equipment important from Tecno Gym Italy. The City…
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Weight Lifting: Looking Beyond Body Mass

Body building and weight lifting is an old fantasy for many young men worldwide when growing up. It is looked at as a form of style that comes with health benefits like being fit and social benefits like being sexy. While these are true assumptions, experts at The City Gym on Kampala Boulevard building on Kampala Road suggest that weight lifting offers more than what meets the eye. According to the pros, the health benefits of bulging up your musles are enormous. “Weight lifting isn't just about bulking up and building muscle mass. It’s benefits include improved posture, better sleep,…
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Why You Should Get A Personal Professional Trainer

To work out in a group with friends or by yourself is a question many fitness enthusiast ponder when beginning or when struggling to cope up, experts at The City Gym, located at Kampala Boulevard building on Kampala road opinion. They believe that as a trainer with ambitions to excel and gain the set out fitness goals you should consider working with a personal professional trainer every once in a while. According to these experts at the premium gym in Kampala, getting pro trainer will help you iron out mistakes you make but never notice and it helps you to…
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Leave Your Fitness Dream At Kabira Country Club Gym

Many people chase for their fitness dreams in the wrong places and working out with the wrong people. This sometimes is demoralizing and frustrating. When this happens, one can easily give up and miss out on the benefits of working out. But when you work out in the right place and with the people who are professional and well equipped, going to gym becomes a hobby and each moment you accomplish something. The environment, the people and equipment matter a lot if anybody is to achieve their fitness dreams. Kabira Country Club in Bukoto is a hotel many people know…
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Make Fitness A Lifestyle This 2019 With Speke Resort

Speke Resort in Munyonyo is making your health their business with well-designed fitness programs at their state of the art gym. The five star hotel now wants you to make fitness a priority this year with a 30% discount on Annual Memberships. Speke Resort & Conference Centre offers you the ultimate in luxury accommodation and leisure facilities together with the finest conference and business meeting location in East Africa. Conveniently located only 12 km from the centre of Kampala, Speke Resort & Conference Centre offers 10 state-of-the-art conference rooms including a 1,000-seat ballroom and 9 multi-function meeting rooms accommodating groups…
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Calabash Salon Opens At Speke Apartments

A new upscale salon has opened its doors to customers at the plush Speke Apartments at Wampewo Avenue in Kampala City. The new salon called Calabash Salon completes the recently introduced Calabash Spa and Salon. In June, Speke Apartments, which specializes in self catering apartments for corporate, leisure and family travelers in Kampala, added a classy and luxurious facility, Calabash Spa and Salon, to further meet the needs of its customers. However only the Spa section was operational offering Swedish massage, neck - back & shoulder massage, pregnancy massage, aromatherapy massage, foot massage, Indian head & neck massage & hot…
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University Commits To Improve Nutritional Status Of Pupils

Victoria University (VU) Students on internship at Kamwokya Christian Caring Community (KCCC), Joanita Nalule, Rebecca Suubi and Daphine Kyampire, recently launched their brain child, a Nutrition Club at Miriam Duggan Primary school in Kamwokya. Miriam Duggan Primary school started by a Franciscan Missionary Sister for Africa, and Medical Doctor Sister Miriam Duggan who is a medical doctor, obstetrician gynecologist, has a vision to improve the quality of orphans and vulnerable children through equipping them with skills that will enable them identify and handle social, moral, spiritual and economical. In line with the school vision, the Nutrition club envisions a generation…
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KIDS GROWTH: Importance Of Dairy Products Emphasized

Fresh Dairy last Saturday thrilled attendees at the 7th CBA Vintage and Classic Auto Show with a Kids play area that also had an assortment of free Fresh Dairy yoghurt. This year, the 7th CBA Vintage and Auto Show held on Saturday, 28th July 2018 was run under the theme, ‘Beauty and the Beast’, attracting exhibitors from not only Uganda but across the region including Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. Monica Kulabako, Marketing Coordinator Fresh Dairy said Fresh Dairy sponsored the Kids play area at the 7th CBA Vintage and Classic Auto Show to give parents a chance to entertain their…
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Primary School Gets Nutrition Club

Victoria University students of Bachelor Of Science In Nutrition And Dietetics have launched a Nutrition Club at Sister Miriam Duggan Primary School to promote health living and dieting. At the launch event, the university students interacted with the primary school pupils and educated them about the benefits of consuming foods that are nutritious and healthy. It was an exchange of knowledge about dieting and eating health foods. Victoria University students through their association, Health Science Students Association of Victoria University, have had an opportunity to carry out a number of community interventions. Their work at Sister Miriam Duggan Primary School…
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Why Martial Arts Is Sure Pass To Achieve Your Desired Fitness Levels

Martial Arts is largely known as a sport of strength, fighting and discipline. It comes in different styles depending on where a particular style originates from. It is also used by the men and women in uniform as a technique to enforce law and order. But in the recent past, the practice of martial arts has been adopted as a quicker approach to attain certain levels of fitness and weight loss. Martial arts usually involve gruesome workouts which tend to produce positive results. Recently, The City Gym, a premier health and wellness facility in Kampala City, Kampala Boulevard building, introduced…
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Discuss With Your Children About Their Problems

Transitioning from childhood to adulthood is a definitive period which comes with a variety of challenges and problems. It is only proper that parents are always in the lives of their toddlers so that they can go through this process together. Ms Daphne Kato, the Principal of Kampala Parents’ School and expert in child development, reveals that children get problems which hinder their development including academic performance in school. She says that is important for a parent or guardian to ask the child in their custody if they have any problem and try to solve it. “Be friendly while discussing…
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How Yoga Is Helping Delhi Public International School

Delhi Public International School, the only international school using India’s CBSE curriculum, is using the art of yoga to help pupils and students improve on their academic performances. Yoga is a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline that combines physical, mental, and spiritual practices which originated in ancient India.The exercise of yoga includes breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures. Yoga is widely practiced for health and relaxation purposes. “Kids' yoga comes with lots of benefits such as developing Focus and Concentration, boosting Self-Esteem and Confidence and strengthening the Mind-Body Connection.” The school said of their adoption…
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Pupils Get Fresh Dairy Health, Nutrition Tips

Fresh Dairy took its 2018 schools program to Kitante Primary School last Friday with an aim of continuing to educate more pupils on health and nutrition. The Fresh Dairy Schools Program which is now running for the second year is aimed at educating children on nutrition with an inclination towards the consumption of 1-Yoghurt-a-Day as a healthy and nutritious snack. The Fresh Dairy 2018 schools program is taking place in over 350 primary schools in Kampala, Wakiso and Entebbe districts. Speaking in regards to the ongoing Fresh Dairy School Program, Marketing Manager Fresh Dairy – Vincent Omoth said the program…
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Diet And Working Out: What You Need To Know

Feeding, while when on a workout program, is very important and should be paramount and top of your agenda to get the best out of your effort. This sentiment is shared by Speke Apartments Gym on Wampewo Avenue in Kampala. “With the right diet you can get in shape and keep yourself healthy. Remember to treat your body like a temple to get the most out of it, the gym inside Speke Apartments said in an interaction with this news website recently. This, experts at Speke Apartments Gym say must be combined with a functional training program and desire. “You…
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Gyms Where You Can Enjoy Dance Fitness Classes

Dancing in the recent years has fast become a mode of exercising and achieving fitness level in a fun way. Online sources describe dance fitness ‘as a type of group fitness that incorporates some or many forms of dance.’ It's a full body aerobic workout, divided into different tracks that provide peaks and troughs of intensity. The overall intensity of a class varies depending on the style you're doing. Dancing is a whole-body workout that's actually fun. Dancing which used to be a disco ‘thing’ now has made its way into the gym. Unlike in the disco where you dance…
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Working Out Daily Is Good For Your Mental Health

Engaging your body in routine physical exercises is good for your mental health, an body training expert at The City Gym told this website in an exclusive interview. “We always push working out to the bottom of our priority list but it should come among the top,” James Aketch, the trainer, said of the lack of physical exercise among many people. He however said: “Research shows that the having daily workout routine is good for you mentally and physically,” The City Gym is a premier health and wellness facility located at Kampala Boulevard in Kampala City. It is a full-service…
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Why Dance Fitness Should Be Part Of Your Workout Plan

One thing that keeps away from the gym is laziness and dislike for working hard. This is however changing as dance is fast becoming an idea workout routine in many modern gyms. It is less laborious and its fun. Speke Apartments Gym is one such gym that has adopted the idea of dancing as a fitness tool. The expansive gym scheduled fitness classes through the week. These include themed classes like Oula, zumba and sukuma conducted by the best fitness instructors to help you reach your fitness goals. “Dance fitness helps you lose weight, stay flexible, reduce stress and improves…
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How To Use Sauna, Steam To Relax Muscles, Ease Mental Stress

Many people go to sauna and steam rooms for the sake of showcasing their social status might oblivious of the various health benefits that await them. To such people frequenting the sauna and steam rooms is a blessing in disguise. According to a gym instructor at Speke Apartments Gym on Wampewo Avenue in Kampala, using the sauna and steam room is the best way to relax the muscles, revitalize the skin, improve blood circulation, and ease mental stress. Speke Apartments' Gym is East Africa's biggest up-to-date techno gym with the best equipment best for family and individual fitness packages. It…
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Kabira Country Club To Launch Funkiest Breakfast Club

Kabira Country Club will continue to showcase its innovativeness in the hotel industry when it launches a fresh, funky Kabira Breakfast Club and most -off-the-hook Brunch Party serving American foods. The hotel management has revealed that the all American brunch will cost a paltry Shs125, 000 per person in a prestigious venue, lovely location and with elegant and unmatched service. “Don't miss the first installment of the Kabira Breakfast Club. The charge covers mouth-watering American foods, access to the Kid's play arcade, a complimentary drink and a discount on swimming and drinks all day, all night,” Vismay Maniyar, the general…
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Why You Need To Start Exercising Your Body Muscles

Low level of physical activity and sitting down all day tightens your muscles and reduces flexibility, James Oketch, a trainer at The City Gym has said. He advises that before you kickstart your working day, you need to stretch and exercise your muscles. He explained that aerobics are a good bait and offers good results besides being fun. The City Gym is a premier health and wellness facility in Kampala City, City Gym on Kampala Boulevard is a full-service health and wellness club with the best atmosphere. It conducts a aerobics class Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 am to…
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Children Who Swim Achieve Several Physical And Mental Milestones Faster

Swimming, especially among developing toddlers presents them with a variety of health benefits physically and mentally. Many schools now are including a swimming pool as a necessary facility rather than a luxury. One such school which has mastered the art of nurturing children by providing the right facilities for co-curricular activities is Kampala Parents School. On the sides of sports field, the school also has a swimming pool and basketball court. “At Kampala Parents’ School, we believe that children who swim during their developmental years achieve several physical and mental milestones faster.” Kato Daphne, the School’s principal says. Like many…
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