Owen Pela, from Kagisho Secondary School in the Northwest province said that "The best thing about healthy eating and fitness is that it benefits everyone and gives you a better quality of life."
You're able to do things you enjoy for longer periods of time. Owen expressed how implementing healthy eating and fitness to your life gives you more energy, it helps you think better and faster and you’re able to handle stress, as well as live longer.
Owen shared that, "through this Special Olympics South Africa SO- Fit program they have also developed a friendly relationship with the athletes from Pholoho Special School."
Owen lastly said that, "the more active you are, the better your heart and lungs work. You're less likely to get many of the diseases that can shorten your life and that Fitness is timeless."