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Emil lost 25kg in the USN Body Makeover
A USN Body Makeover starter pack changed Emil Visser’s life Emil Visser from Rawsonville in the Western Cape is a sales rep, which means he spends a lot of time on the road. For the ill-prepared, this is a recipe for disaster because their on-the-go lifestyle means the easiest... Read more
Cardio revolution: A better, more effective way to get your cardio on!
Successful fat loss hinges on your ability to effectively combine the right approach in three basic but essential elements – diet, weight training and cardio, in that order. As they say in the industry, “you can’t out-train a bad diet”! That’s why getting your nutrition game on point is... Read more
15 muscle-building tips that work
While the physiological mechanisms that drive muscle growth are complex, your approach doesn’t have to be. But with so much information available on the internet and on social media platforms, it can be confusing when formulating the most effective muscle-building plan. When your aim is to build quality lean... Read more
Gold Standard 100% Plant Vanilla No-Bake Protein Bar
Protein bars are the ultimate functional food snack. They’re low in calories and big on protein to keep you satiated and ensure you hit your daily protein intake. But you don’t have to rely on store-bought bars. You can also make your own at home with this delicious recipe.... Read more
We reveal why training in minimalist shoes can be good for gainz
Some trail runners already do it, as do many in the CrossFit community. Perhaps it’s time that you also considered the benefits of training in minimalist footwear. The reason is that these shoes, which generally have minimal or in some cases, no cushioning and no difference in stack height... Read more
barbell circuit metcon
Do you want to get fitter? Burn more calories? Get stronger? And leaner? Then a barbell complex is just what you need. A complex consists of several exercises performed back to back without resting, where each exercise flows naturally into the next. As seen in Dis-Chem’s Living Fit Magazine, available... Read more
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