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Free outdoor gyms set to curb SA obesity rate

 The Big Issue South Africa 25 June 2019

A South African entrepreneur hopes to trim down South Africa’s alarmingly high obesity rate by installing 1000 free outdoor gyms across the country, mostly in impoverished areas where residents cannot afford pricey private gym fees. (660 Words) - By Gina Ginsberg

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5. Johannesburg’s first outdoor gym opened in April 2012 in Soweto. Tim Hogins believes setting up his free-to-use outdoor gyms in impoverished areas, where obesity rates are reported to be higher, will create a new culture of health and fitness.Photo: The Big Issue South Africa

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A South African entrepreneur hopes to trim down South Africa’s alarmingly high obesity rate by installing 1000 free outdoor gyms across the country, mostly in impoverished areas where residents cannot afford pricey private gym fees.Photo: The Big Issue South Africa


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