Answer: The Sanlam WhatsApp group is open for all Sanlam Wellness members. Please follow the link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/CSfD78gx3Q2DJ9qZwf1Nfc Further questions please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Answer: It is highly advised not to skip meals for several reasons, many people assume that if you skip a meal that means less calories consumed and more fat is burnt therefore more weight lost, but actually in reality, when you skip a meal several things happen. Firstly, your hunger is likely to increase, meaning [...]
Answer: Saturated fats. Less than 10% of your calories should come from saturated fats, say government dietary guidelines. Replace butter and processed foods with healthier polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, like olive oil, cold water fish, tofu, avocado, and small amounts of nuts. Although lowering saturated fat isn't magical for weight loss, it is beneficial for overall [...]
Answer: Ideally consult your doctor before you begin any exercise program. A few tips: Start slowly and gradually increase your efforts as you gain strength, flexibility, and confidence. Move at your own pace. Never try to keep up with a class or a group if doing so is painful. Accept that you will be able [...]
Answer: Measuring tap (cm) and body scale.
I will not be able to submit my Virtual Weigh in reports due to work, training or lack of time etc. Can I submit at a later stage?
Answer: Yes, we understand that events in life can get in the way. Either submit at an earlier date or few days after. Alternatively submit your progress at the next weigh in.
Answer: People who succeed at losing weight and keeping it off weigh themselves often, research shows. A step on the scale at least once a week seems to build awareness best. Don't stress if the number on the scale goes up and down: Weight can change by several kg over the course of a few [...]
Answer: Yes, sleep plays an important role in our body repairs system. The body releasing growth hormones while you sleep. Those hormones stimulate muscle and protein growth, as well as a fat breakdown process called lipolysis. Ideally, you should sleep seven to nine hours per night. Water is 100% calorie-free, helps you burn more calories and [...]
Answer: Whether high or low intensity, cardio or weight training, all forms of exercise will be beneficial in contributing to weight loss, but essentially no workout is better or worse as each individual responds differently to different forms of exercise. It is important to try different types of exercise and explore which workouts work best [...]
Answer: Yes, all members’ part of the SANLAM Wellness will be able to access all videos at a later stage. All videos are recorded. Kindly find previous exercise and webinars videos under the 'Content' section higher up on this same page.