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[AUG] Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run
Date: 29 August 2021 The racing action heads to Buffelspoort for the 8th annual Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run. Featuring the best off-road routes on offer in the North West Province, the Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run offers a perfect balance between challenge and reward. Entrants can enter a 24km, 12km,... Read more
[AUG] Fedhealth Magalies Monster MTB Classic
Date: 28 August 2021 June is synonymous with a trip to the ATKV Buffelspoort in the North West Province for the Fedhealth Magalies Monster MTB Classic. This event is called ‘The Monster’ for a reason and should not be underestimated. The race features the best off-road routes on offer... Read more
What’s the best product to get on the gain train? We discuss mass gainers vs MRPs
There’s no free ride on the gain train. Arriving at destination ‘muscle’ needs an intense weight training program built around the core compound lifts and a comprehensive nutrition and supplement plan that supports recovery and muscle growth. Supplement support Consuming sufficient calories is the cornerstone of any successful bulking plan.... Read more
Does your meal measure up? We compare plant vs animal protein servings
A common concern for people who are transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle relates to protein. The major challenge is consuming a broad spectrum of amino acids to meet your body’s protein requirements. Few plant-based protein sources offer a complete amino acid profile (that means they don’t contain all nine... Read more
Can you power up your endurance with protein?
Serious endurance athletes are always looking for that extra edge, but sometimes it isn’t the latest bike or shoe technology that delivers that marginal performance gain. Most athletes already understand the importance of protein in their post-exercise nutrition and supplement regimens because the repair and recovery benefits are backed... Read more
Compound your returns with these 3 lifts
Much like compound interest offers better returns than simple interest on your money, compound exercises deliver better results than isolation exercises for your training plan. Compound exercises (also known as multi-joint movements) work a combination of two or more muscle groups with one exercise. In short, you get more... Read more
For health’s sake, become a super sleeper
In our quest for improved health and a better body, we focus intensely on how we eat and exercise, and rightly so. However, by neglecting to consider the impact that adequate, good quality sleep has on our health and our ability to lose weight and gain muscle, we often... Read more
Fedhealth Magalies Monster MTB Classic, Platinum Trail Run postponed due to COVID-19
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announced on Sunday, 30 May 2021 that South Africa would return to Lockdown Level 2 in light of a possible third COVID-19 infection wave. Consequently, Fedhealth Medical Scheme has decided to postpone the Fedhealth Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run events that... Read more
Unleash the mass monster within: Hunting massive muscle with NPL athlete KK Sibiya
If getting swole is your goal, unlock maximum muscle mass with these 4 tips courtesy of NPL’s swoldier, bodybuilder Khulekani “KK” Sibiya. Here’s your ticket to jump aboard the NPL gain train and unleash your full mass-gain potential. KK has dominated the local fitness scene for years now, competing... Read more
[EVENT] Thirsti AfricanX Trailrun National Series
South Africa’s premier 3-day stage trail run, the Thirsti AfricanX Trailrun will expand into a National Series of events this year. Event organisers, Stillwater Sports announced an additional 2 events in 2021, with 5 planned for 2022. The iconic 3-day event took place in March at Houw Hoek Inn... Read more