You know what they say about "birds of a feather..." For us, it's not that far from the truth. At FUTURELIFE®, we align ourselves with like-minded partners who see health, nutrition and living a balanced life in the same way that we do. Sure, our partnerships are a little strategic but more than that, they're based on the notion that everyone deserves to live a better, healthier life, regardless of age, hobbies, gender, health status or levels of activity.
The following partners share our values and beliefs and also incorporate FUTURELIFE® into their ethos, operations and programmes:

Werner Kok

Werner Kok

Werner Kok (born 17 January 1993) is a South African rugby union player, currently playing with the South African Sevens team.  His regular position is centre or wing.

Neil Powell

Neil Powell

Johannes Daniel "Neil" Powell (born 28 June 1978) is a former South African rugby union player and currently the coach of the South African national rugby sevens team.

He coached the team at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where they finished third and obtained a bronze medal. Powell coached the team to a first-place finish in the 2016-17 World Rugby Sevens Series.

WESTERN CAPE ACADEMY OF SPORT (WECSA)

WESTERN CAPE ACADEMY OF SPORT (WECSA)

The Western Cape Academy of Sport is a co-operative programme of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee and the Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture.

Mission: To develop excellence in sport through the co-ordination and facilitation of services for athletes, coaches, officials and administrators in performing optimally at national and international level.

The role of WECSA: WECSA athletes compete on both the national and international stage in individual and team sports. As such, WECSA ensures that these talented athletes and their coaches receive key services that enable them to compete at an elite level.
These services are offered through specialist Sport Science interventions and accredited service providers.

Xerox Golden Lions

Xerox Golden Lions

The Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) based in the heart of Johannesburg at the Emirates Airline Park is a proudly South African based franchise. The Xerox Golden Lions Rugby Team is a professional rugby franchise that takes part in the Currie Cup and in recent years has grown from strength to strength winning the Currie Cup in 2015. FutureLife is proudly associated with the High Performance Department of the GLRU which aims in the development and wellbeing of junior and senior professional players. “Lions Play, Lions Way” and we are proud of the association. 

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Tuks Sport

Tuks Sport

The High Performance Centre (HPC) has been in existence for 12 years, the Centre is the training ground for tomorrow’s sporting champions and the venue of choice for sports professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Boasting the delivery of 3 of the 6 medals won at the 2012 Olympic Games, with a Gold, Silver and Bronze through our Rowing “Oarsome Foursome’, Caster Semenya and Bridgitte Hartley, we are confident that we are preparing the up and coming medal winners for the 2014 Commonwealth Games and 2016 Olympic Games.

The HPC is situated on the LC de Villiers Sports Grounds. These facilities annually attract international athletes as well as local sporting bodies for training camps or specific team preparation. The HPC has become the preferred location for Team South Africa pre-departure camps, as well as the preferred centre of specialisation for a significant number of national federations.

Within the sporting environment this sporting initiative has been endorsed by several national federations who host their academies at the HPC. In addition, the TuksSport High School was created by the high performance centre (HPC) to provide high school learner athletes with a unique opportunity to live out their passion for sport in a distinctive sporting milieu. TuksSport High School distinguishes itself by offering quality education to South African and international high performance athletes, and does so within a flexible structure. The structure creates optimal training opportunities, without compromise to the academic development of the learners/athletes.

The HPC is a valuable asset, not only to the University, but also to any entry level, recreational or high performance sport enthusiasts who can make use of our sport science support

UJ Sports

UJ Sports

The University of Johannesburg Sport offers sporting codes in a variety of disciplines at the highest level. Stay in the game – join the orange wave!

Dr Jon Patricios

Dr Jon Patricios

Dr Patricios has been in sports medicine practice for 20 years. He is currently the Director of the Morningside Sports Medicine Unit and a sports physician at Waterfall Sports Orthopaedic Surgery in Johannesburg. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine (UK) and the International Sports Medicine Federation. He is a senior associate editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine and Current Sports Medicine Reports (USA) and served 2 terms as President of the South African Sports Medicine Association. Jon has been team physician to school, club, provincial and international sports teams in rugby, cricket, soccer, athletics and basketball, has been member of the Cricket South Africa and SA Rugby medical committees and the Discovery Rockies Comrades Marathon Panel of experts. He is Chief Medical Officer for the Team DiData cycling team and the Kaizer Chiefs Football Club, founder and Director of Sports Concussion South Africa, sports concussion consultant to World Rugby and serves on tribunals for the South African Institute for Drug Free Sport.

Youth With Diabetes

Youth With Diabetes

Youth With Diabetes (YWD) is a registered non-profit organisation that was founded in 2005 by a team of healthcare professionals and teens living with diabetes. Our organisational goals include raising awareness about diabetes in children; facilitating diabetes weekend camps for all youth living with diabetes; to promote skills development within young leaders living with diabetes and to promote general healthy lifestyles to prevent diabetes.

Over the past nine years, we have expanded our weekend camps to operate in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Bloemfontein, George, Port Elizabeth, East London, Botswana and Namibia.

All of the work done by YWD runs solely on donations, fundraising and the dedication of our volunteers.

Join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/youthwithdiabetes/

http://www.youthwithdiabetes.com/

Pink Drive

Pink Drive

The Pink Drive is the indispensable breast cancer Public Benefit Organisation that powers South Africa’s first mobile Mammography Unit and Educational Unit throughout the country. These units travel to semi-urban and urban areas around South Africa to enable various disadvantaged communities access to education, examinations and how to do breast self-examination.

Informed-Choice

Informed-Choice

Informed-Choice is a quality assurance program for sports nutrition products, suppliers to the sports nutrition industry, and supplement manufacturing facilities. The program certifies that all nutritional supplements and/or ingredients that bear the Informed-Choice logo have been rigorously tested for banned substances in sport by the world class sports anti-doping lab, HFL Sport Science.

Run/Walk For Life

Run/Walk For Life

Run/Walk for Life is exercise and weight loss programme which specialises in getting people fit and helping them to lose weight via a structured walking or running programme.  While the programme caters for runners/walkers of ALL levels, our structured programme specialises in exercising people who are overweight, unfit, recovering from injury or surgery/illness or pregnant ladies.  The programme is medically underpinned and all exercise is personally prescribed and monitored by a trained coach.

GIFSA

GIFSA

The GIFSA endorsement logo and the logo of Diabetes South Africa are a third party verification that the endorsed product is indeed what it says on the packaging. The GIFSA endorsement logo is an easily recognisable logo that was developed for both the consumer and food industry to identify the GI rating of food product and distinguish it from other seemingly similar products.

Eat For Life

Eat For Life

Eat for Life is a nutrition programme specialising in changing people’s lifestyle and eating habits. It is a programme developed by dieticians and is suitable for males, females, children, teenagers, as well as those suffering from high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, Type 2 diabetes, and many more conditions. An emphasis of the programme is weight loss through personal goal setting and educating members on healthy nutrition.  The programme is run by Registered Dieticians.

Eastern Cape Academy of Sports (ECAS)

Eastern Cape Academy of Sports (ECAS)

The Eastern Cape Academy of Sport is a co-operative programme of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee and the Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture.

Mission: To develop excellence in sport through the co-ordination and facilitation of services for athletes, coaches, officials and administrators in performing optimally at national and international level.

The role of ECAS: ECAS athletes compete on both the national and international stage in individual and team sports. As such, ECAS ensures that these talented athletes and their coaches receive key services that enable them to compete at an elite level.

These services are offered through specialist Sport Science interventions and accredited service providers.

Diabetes South Africa

Diabetes South Africa

DSA BACKGROUND:

Diabetes South Africa has been in operation for over 47 years, is a registered NGO/ non-profit organisation and public benefit organisation, as well as a member of the International Diabetes Federation which represents 147 diabetes organizations in 121 countries.

Mission: To prevent diabetes through ongoing awareness campaigns promoting healthy lifestyles, and to assist people with diabetes to live normal healthy lives as free as possible from serious diabetes complications.

Key Objectives:

  • Increase diabetes awareness and education amongst all South Africans
  • Increase diabetes prevention encouraging healthy lifestyle choices amongst all South Africans
  • Increase diabetes detection rates
  • Dissemination of reliable diabetes information
  • Development and implementation of diabetes educational training programs to improve the understanding & management of diabetes
  • Keeping up to date with the latest research results relating to the treatment and diagnosis of diabetes
  • Reducing the costs of medication and services
  • Improving the quality of service delivery
  • Reduce discrimination against people with diabetes

ACHIEVEMENTS OVER 24 YEARS:

1. Initiating the Global Diabetes Run/Walk in South Africa and promoting it as a National Fundraising and Awareness Project in 2010.  Received the Global Diabetes Run/Walk Award from the World Diabetes Foundation in 2011 for being voted one of the Top 5 Global Events creating Diabetes Awareness.

2. Denim for Diabetes Schools and Corporate Fundraising and National Diabetes S.A Awareness Project

3. Diabetes Wellness/Support Groups – Since 1991 the organisation has been instrumental in developing, mentoring and assisting over 70 groups Nationwide.

4. Diabetes Home Based Care Training: DSA W. Cape Branch developed a programme and manual approved by the Dept. of Health. This project was co-funded by the Dept. of Health and trained 360 home based carers in the area.

5. Participation in Medical Research: D.S.A. is involved in 4 research projects. Health Kick Research Project in Schools in Western Cape; Support Group Research Project; Smart2D Project and Project Mind.

6. World Diabetes Congress 2006: Diabetes S.A. was on the Local Organising Committee for this Congress held in Cape Town and played an active role in organising the Congress, working alongside the IDF and SEMSDA and DESSA.

7. Diabetes S.A. Children’s Camps:  Western Cape has been organising and running diabetes educational camps for 40 years.

8. VICE PRESIDENT OF S.A: Participated in an awareness day held at the home of the National Vice President in Newlands along with the Dept. of Health.

9. PARLIAMENT - D.S.A. has assisted with screening parliamentarians at 3 wellness days and also assisted with screening the President’s personal staff at parliament.

Contact Details: 021 425 4440 email: margot@diabetessa.org.za
Website: www.diabetessa.org.za

Nedbank Running Club

Nedbank Running Club

Social and professional road running club, with 12 Nedbank Running Clubs countrywide and over 3000 members. The Nedbank Running Clubs (NRC) were founded five years ago with the aim of attracting Nedbank employees, Nedbank clients and the general public to the sport of road running. The clubs are open to runners of all abilities and provide an easily accessible platform for like-minded people to get together and pursue a healthy lifestyle.

In addition, the NRC attracted the cream of South African runners and their consistent weekly presence on podiums around the country is evidence that the Nedbank Running Club is on the right track.

SuperSport United FC Academy

SuperSport United FC Academy

SuperSport United is a South African football club based in Pretoria that plays in the Premier Soccer League. United is known as Matsatsantsa a Pitori amongst its supporters. They usually play their home games at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville, Pretoria.

Various youth academy teams in the SuperSport United Youth Academy, play within their respective SAFA structures. The club's youth academy is undoubtedly one of the best in the country. Some of the graduates are players like Daine Klate, Kermit Erasmus, Ronwen Williams and Kamohelo Mokotjo. They have previously been linked with English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspurs and Dutch side Feyenoord.

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