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USN athlete Bauke Hanekom is larger than life
Everything in Bauke Hanekom’s life is super-sized, from his physical stature and calorie intakes to the world record he’s attempting to break. Standing 1.93 m tall and weighing 120 kilos, this personal trainer and gym owner from Cape Town needs serious energy to fuel his body – up to... Read more
This is how EVOX fuels WP Rugby
The physical demands of professional rugby are immense. Completing multiple training sessions a day, along with intense weight training in the gym and high-impact games every weekend requires quality sustenance from food and supplements for optimal recovery and peak performance. And as a predominantly power-based sport, players need to... Read more
Manage stress and improve mental health with these supplements
October is Mental Health Month and there has never been a more important time to raise awareness about mental health and address the stigma and misconceptions that people have about mental illness. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented period in our lives, it is vital to find healthy... Read more
[OCT] ILoveBoobies Breast Cancer Awareness Virtual Race
Dates: 23 & 24 October 2021 Join this 2-day multi-discipline virtual event that benefits the ILoveBoobies Charity in aid of raising funds to educate, empower and screen disadvantaged South African women for breast cancer. Proceeds from the sale of merchandise and entry fees are used to fund the screening... Read more
Protein absorption rates explained
Not all proteins are created equal. For instance, animal proteins have a complete amino acid profile, while many plant-based sources do not. So optimise your results by choosing a protein that suits your goals A fast release protein like whey is ideal for use when you need an immediate... Read more
Sports Tape – Get Strapped for Success
Modern life isn’t always conducive to optimal movement. Hours spent sitting or inactive often creates biomechanical issues which can cause injuries. Poor biomechanics also impacts your performance. Whether you run, ride or lift weights, innovations in sports science have the potential to support efficient movement to boost performance and... Read more
EVOX whey now in Banana Milk Bottles flavour
It’s the newest taste sensation to land on Dis-Chem store shelves. EVOX’s 100% Whey Protein Advanced is now available in a new Banana Milk Bottles flavour (coming soon to the Dis-Chem online store). Not only does it taste like your favourite childhood treat, but each serving contains a fast-uptake... Read more
A delightful surprise in Biogen Lean Whey tubs
Delight your taste buds with the latest whey flavour innovation from Biogen. Look for the limited edition Biogen Lean Whey in Choc Turkish Delight flavour at your nearest Dis-Chem store! Biogen Lean Whey is an ideal supplement for weight-conscious individuals looking for an easy-to-prepare, compact meal replacement or snack.... Read more
10 ways to get stronger now
A stronger bodybuilder is generally a bigger bodybuilder. The ability to lift more weight stimulates a greater anabolic (muscle-building) response, when you follow the correct nutrition, supplementation and recovery techniques, of course. Here are 10 ways to increase your lifting capacity, which will help you build more muscle. 1.... Read more
The carb compromise: Find the right balance to achieve your goals
Low-carb, high-fat diets aren’t for everyone. In fact, there is still uncertainty about these diets’ long-term effects and the potential impact that constantly training at high intensities in a glycogen-depleted state can have on the body. But more people are realising that insulin is a major cause of many... Read more