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4 ways to pack in more protein
If you hit the weights hard in the gym to sculpt the ideal body, you need to eat more protein to support your muscle-building and recovery needs. But you don’t need to get bogged down in trying to include meat in every meal. With these handy tips, you can... Read more
Your guide to navigating the protein supplement aisle to your local Dis-Chem
A good protein supplement is a non-negotiable in everyone’s nutrition plan, whether your aim is to build a better body or improve your performance. At Dis-Chem, you’re spoilt for choice with the sheer number of brands and products available. For the uninformed, even choosing the best form of protein... Read more
Beef up your protein intake
Watch out whey and casein, there’s a new protein source on supplement shelves! While this may be good news for the lactose intolerant among us, should the rest of us consider a switch? Beef protein powders are generally derived from raw beef material through a hydrolysation process that isolates... Read more
Training with Stephanie
Stephanie Stander is part of a new breed of personal trainer who has successfully leveraged social media to launch and grow their fitness-focused business. After stints as a marketer, office administrator and a flight attendant, Stephanie discovered her passion for training and the influence she can have in other... Read more
Devon Henson turns sporting misfortunate into purposeful fitness venture
Devon Henson‘s dream was to play rugby at the highest level. “From the age of six, all I ever wanted was to become a professional rugby player.” His single-minded dedication and focus ensured his trajectory throughout his school rugby career remained on track. View this post on Instagram …... Read more
Standing on the Brink of greatness: Meet rapidly rising fitness star Alicia
Alicia Brink is a freelance designer by trade, but her chosen profession gives her loads of spare time to pursue her passions – gym, travel and Bikini comps! This USN-sponsored athlete recently took Overall Bikini honours at the PCA Conrad Nagel Classic, after securing first place in the Novice... Read more
5 gym bag essentials
Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast, serious lifter or weekend warrior, there are a few essentials you should have with you for every training session. These tools will help make your exercise experience more effective and enjoyable, whether you’re training inside or outside the gym. 1. Gym gloves Protect your... Read more
Jason Dunning breaks down NPL’s no proprietary blend policy
NPL-sponsored physique athlete Jason Dunning knows more than most when it comes to understanding supplements. In addition to his experience as a competitive IFBB Pro bodybuilder, he’s also a highly qualified fitness professional. Jason is an exercise physiologist who holds a Masters of Science in Medicine and Exercise Physiology... Read more
7 ways to shed belly fat and bust that gut for a ripped six pack
Whether you’re a competitive physique athlete or simply someone who takes pride in your physique, achieving a shredded mid-section is probably your main goal (in addition to packing on as much muscle as possible, of course). Unfortunately achieving a thin, ripped six-pack requires more than just a hardcore ab... Read more
Limit muscle loss, boost recovery with a peri-workout supplement plan
The research behind post-workout nutrition is clear – highly bioavailable protein supplements aid recovery by boosting muscle repair and growth. But post-workout nutrition is just one element of a broader approach to performance nutrition. Find out why protein supplement timing matters to body composition. The notion that exercise-induced muscle... Read more