Press Releases

SUNDAY, 28 OCTOBER 2018

FIBO Global Fitness Festival presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies provided all the features of a true Health and Fitness event. The first of its kind on the African Continent, FIBO Global Fitness Africa welcomed thousands of visitors over the three-day Festival and day and a half Summit providing a landscape for everyone to learn how to live their best life and find their fit in fitness.

SATURDAY, 27 OCTOBER 2018

As day two of FIBO Global Fitness Africa presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies drew to a close, visitors were treated to a jam-packed day of all things health, wellness and fitness with world class events taking place at the Festival.

SATURDAY, 27 OCTOBER 2018

FIBO Global Fitness Africa announced today that Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson will no longer be attending the Fitness and Wellness Festival. The Mountain was competing at the Ultimate Strong Man Beast in the Middle East Competition in Dubai, and due to delays at the competition he missed his flight to South Africa. The international star was due to meet and sign autographs at the Festival. 

FRIDAY, 26 OCTOBER 2018

The Ticketpro Dome was abuzz with great excitement and activity as the FIBO Global Fitness Africa Festival presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies surged into top gear. Thousands of fitness professionals, practitioners and fanatics alike descended upon the Festival and let their toned bodies do the talking at various events and branded exhibition stands.

CALLING ALL MOMMIES - THE MOMMY MAKEOVER MAKEOVER WORKOUT IS HERE

Let fitness instructor and fellow mama, Wardah Hartley guide you through an easy workout you can do anywhere with or without your baby! For this workout we encourage you to bring along your baby (newborn-2 years old) to use during your workout. Wardah will show you how fulltime ‘mommying’ does not have to stop you from getting a workout and starting the journey back to getting your body back.

ALKALINE WATER; THE MISSING LINK FOR PEAK ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE 

While high PH alkaline water has long been regarded as a “miracle of nature” by those well-versed in holistic medicine, it has only recently become the subject of extensive scientific research. From the possible prevention of brain damage and cancer, to enhancing the mood, and muscle protection, alkaline water may suppress inflammation and relieve pain, and could offer a whole host of health and performance benefits.

10 MATRIX TO LAUNCH THE MX4 AT FIBO AFRICA

Matrix Fitness will be launching MX4 Small Group Training sessions featuring best-in-class training tools and original workouts from Matrix Fitness. The new program is open to people of all fitness levels who want to improve their cardio, power, strength and endurance in a motivating environment that provides equal parts camaraderie and accountability.

10 REASONS TO ATTEND FIBO AFRICA

Whether its about yourself, your family, a new product you are looking for, a new way to workout or just starting out, here are 10 reasons why you cannot miss out on FIBO Global Fitness Africa Festival presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies taking place from 26 – 28 October at Ticketpro Dome.

NPL’S YELLOW ARMY ARE MARCHING TO FIBO AFRICA

NPL International will be a highlight at  FIBO Global Fitness Africa presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies for everyone who is interested in strength training, powerlifting, weight-loss or just leading a healthier, fitter lifestyle, because NPL will have something for you.

UNLEASH YOUR FREE SPIRIT AT FIBO AFRICA

FIBO Global Fitness Africa presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies is delighted to announce BOUNCE as an official gold partner at this year’s Festival. Join the Free Jumping Revolution with BOUNCE from 26 – 28 October 2018 at the Ticketpro Dome. 

ARE YOU READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD’S STRONGEST MAN?

“The Mountain" from Game of Thrones, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson will be flexing some serious muscle at Africa’s leading health, wellness and festival - FIBO Global Fitness Africa presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies.

UNCOVERING OUR FUTURE FITNESS STARS

FIBO Global Fitness Africa presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies understands the importance of fitness in a person’s life and what better way to start a fit lifestyle than at a young age? FIBO has created the FitKids Zone, powered by Fizique. This zone will focus on starting kid’s fitness and aims to uncover our future fitness stars. 

BE A HERO WITH FIBO AFRICA

Are all your race medals collecting dust? Want to put them to a good use. FIBO Global Fitness Africa presented by Dis-Chem has the solution for you.

THE BUSINESS OF FIT

The FIBO Global Fitness Africa Summit presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies and in partnership with Europe Active will bring together fitness and wellness professionals to discuss topics aimed at enhancing operator excellence.

GIVING PURPOSE TO YOUR FIT IN FITNESS

At FIBO Global Fitness Africa presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies we will not only be assisting you to find your FIT in FITNESS, but we will also be giving you an opportunity to find your FIT with a PURPOSE.  

Introducing the Virtuosity Foundation, a non-profit company that runs fitness events in aid of closing the literacy gap in South Africa. All proceeds from their events are in aid of the purchase of books for Grade 3 and 4 learners in Soweto, as part of the Read to Rise initiative.

WHAT A FITAFFAIR IT WILL BE 

Is your relationship with exercise starting to lose its spark? Are your current workouts leaving you feeling unfulfilled? Maybe you’re looking for something different; something new to make you fall in love with fitness all over again. Well we have something special to introduce you to, meet the #FitAffair presented by Fitness Magazine.

MIFITNESS GAMES 2018 DETAILS

The MiFitness Games 2018 is just around the corner and it’s all happening at FIBO Global Fitness Africa presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies at the Ticketpro Dome from Friday, 26 October at 12pm to Sunday, 28 October at 3pm.

IFBB PRO LEAGUE MUSCLE MULISHA GRANDPRIX III AT FIBO AFRICA

Reed Exhibitions, are delighted to announce that Champagne Production’s Muscle Mulisha GrandPrix III will be hosted at FIBO Global Fitness Africa as an official co-located event.

DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES ANNOUNCED AS PRESENTING PARTNER OF FIBO GLOBAL FITNESS AFRICA

Reed Exhibitions, are delighted to announce Dis-Chem Pharmacies as the presenting partner for the FIBO Global Fitness Africa, the world’s biggest trade show for fitness, wellness and health.

HOT 91.9 FM INTERVIEW WITH FIBO GLOBAL FITNESS AFRICA PRESENTED BY DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES

The FIBO Global Fitness Africa team recently joined the HOT 91.9 FM breakfast team to chat about the great partnership with Dis-chem Pahrmacies and how you can find your Fit in Fitness by visiting the Fesitval from 26 - 28 October 2018 at the TicketPro Dome. Tickets are avaialble through Computicket. Click HERE to book your tickets today!

HOME GYM SETS THE TREND AT 25TH DECOREX JOBURG

It’s all about getting fit and healthy in time for spring and the 25th edition of Decorex Joburg, presented by Plascon, has just the solution for visitors – the Home Trend Gym feature, in collaboration with fit-fluencer, Lisa Raleigh, and FIBO Global Fitness Africa powered by Dis-Chem Pharmacies. 

FITLIKEMUMMY NAMED THE FACE & BODY OF FIBO AFRICA
FIBO Global Fitness Africa are thrilled to welcome the fitness influencer, Natasha Kisten-Skuce aka FitLikeMummy, as the Future Face & Body ambassador of the lifestyle and fitness show which takes place from Friday 26 October to Sunday 28 October 2018 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg. 

FIBO GLOBAL FITNESS AFRICA TAKING FITNESS INTO THE FUTURE

Reed Exhibitions, South Africa`s premier exhibition organiser and venue management company, is proud to announce that the world’s biggest trade show for fitness, wellness and health, FIBO Global Fitness is coming to South Africa. The official launch of FIBO Africa 2018 took place at Go Health Club in Sandton on Wednesday 28 May 2018.

FIBO AFRICA WELCOMES THE MOUNTAIN

Reed Exhibitions, in partnership with the Gauteng Tourism Authority, are thrilled to welcome Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson to the FIBO Global Fitness in Africa Festival from Friday 26th October to Sunday 28th October 2018 at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg. Not only does Hafþór (pronounced Half-Thor), wear the crown of the World`s Strongest Man which he won last month in the Philippines, he also stars as Gregor Clegane, a knight of House Clegane...