About Linda Kriel

Linda Kriel is South Africa’s fitness guru.

In addition to her exercises she offers on television (kykNET) and her writing for magazines and online, Linda also does hiking tours in Italy (Tuscany, Amalfi and Sicily) and in South Africa’s beautiful Cape Town and Winelands.

She offers motivational talks, workshops and classes across the country and helps thousands of women cultivate and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Linda’s facebook pages and Instagram has a huge following. The Linda Kriel community currently stands at 150 000 women.

She released the Linda Kriel Fitness app in the Google Play and App store with weekly exercise programs, eating plans and recipes.

She started her television career as the energetic presenter of the popular exercise vignette “Body Beat” on SABC 2 and presented the show for 9 years (from 1988).

Linda has released four popular fitness videos: “Bums Tums and Thighs”, “Bodinetics”, “Bellies Boobs and Bums” and “Fit and Fab.”
She graced the cover of a number of SA’s magazines over the years.

She continued her television career in 2013 when she did a few inserts for Dagbreek (kykNET), and in 2016 she had her own 30 minute exercise program (prime time 17:30 in the evenings) on kykNET, called “Kry Daai Lyf met Linda Kriel”.

The Kry Daai Lyf TV program aims to promote fitness, healthy lifestyle, weight-loss and a do-it-yourself regimen. The first season was so popular among viewers, that a second series started on the 1st of January 2018.

Linda Kriel is also the executive producer of the television series.

She is an esteemed author of health and fitness books:
Kry Daai Lyf met Linda Kriel : has been the No .1 seller in CNA for a number of weeks (surpassing Dr Tim Noakes’s book Real Meal Revolution). She is Co-author of 6 other books.

She is generous in sharing her passion for health, fitness and weight-loss with her followers on social media. She loves what she does and she is a living example of a happy healthy women.

Linda aggrees with American poet Maya Angelou:
“My mission in life is not merely to survive but to thrive, and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour and some style.”

“Her life long involvement and passion for health and fitness is contagious”