DStv and Virgin Active, your exercise companions during lockdown 


DStv and Virgin Active have partnered to bring viewers workouts designed by the very best instructors and fitness experts from around the world. The show that premiered on SuperSport Blitz this Thursday (April 16th) seeks to grease the bodies of viewers who have been stuck at home, possibly missing out on some much-needed exercise. It airs at 0800Hrs & 1700Hrs daily. The first show was a hit, leaving some viewers panting for breath and looking forward to other exciting workouts under the series. 


According to a press release, with most of the viewers across the world currently going through lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most are missing out on going to the gym hence these work outs which brings the gym straight to the viewers’ homes. "You may not be able to get to the gym to train but the gym is coming right to you through DStv, giving you easy-to-follow workouts ranging from high intensity, that will make you sweat, to more mindful, restorative practice to feed your soul," explains the release. 


The release notes that first up, participants will meet Ceri Hannan and Bongo Ntlokwana, two Virgin Active coaches who will guide viewers through some great mobility flows and high intensity interval training (HIIT) routines to get stamina up and allow people to start benchmarking their progress. "Each workout is designed to cater to any level of fitness, with the progression or regression of each movement demonstrated so that participants can work out according to their ability and fitness level," says the press release.