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How to lockdown your gains during these 21 days of national shutdown
Identifying the 3 aspects to keeping your gains is the first priority – nutrition, training, and supplementation. We ask around the fitness community and find out what competitive athletes are doing in their approach to maintain their physique during this period. This is a challenging time for most, but... Read more
Turn your daily at-home exercise into a game
If you’re struggling to stay motivated during the lockdown, perhaps it’s time to add a new dimension to your training. Various app developers have ‘gamified’ exercise by blending technology and fitness in the virtual world. Defining gamification While the concept of gamification is by no means new, it has... Read more
Crush a WOD & train like a warrior!
You don’t have to be a CrossFitter to train like one, and there are many reasons why you should. CrossFit is challenging, effective and, above all else, functional. This means that the training principles and workout structures that underpin CrossFit are universally applicable, which makes it a potentially beneficial... Read more
Meet Busisiwe Mmotla, the fresh face ready to take fitness into a new era
For more than a decade, the annual USN Face of Fitness cover model search has provided a platform to uncover new talent, outside of conventional industry showcases like Bikini competitions and sporting events. Every year, the competition is inundated with entries from aspiring fitness models, hopeful fitness enthusiasts and... Read more
Robbi Crafford is leading the #NPLarmy to victory
Robbie Crafford is a seasoned campaigner. This NPL-sponsored bodybuilder, who also works as the company’s brand manager, first hit the stage in 2010 as a 23-year-old with huge potential. After discovering his passion for bodybuilding, he boarded the gain train and has spent that last decade building body, his... Read more
How Evox athlete Mickael Davis crafts his contest-winning physique
Men’s Physique athletes generally sport one of the more aspirational physiques in the bodybuilding world. These modern-day Adonis’s don’t carry as much muscle mass as their bigger bodybuilder counterparts, yet are just as lean. Their balance of muscle size, symmetry and conditioning makes their aesthetic extremely appealing to a... Read more
Maintain your training momentum at home with an online personal trainer
As more gyms close to contain potential Covid-19 contamination and transmission, dedicated gym members will have to resort to training at home or outdoors. Thankfully, advances in Internet-based technology means we can access professional advice and guidance at home from virtual trainers via our smart TVs, PCs, tablets or... Read more
Bodybuilding ICON – Kevin Levrone’s Signature Series is now available at Dis-Chem
If you’re looking to take your physique to the next level, why not start with products formulated by one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time – Kevin Levrone. Kevin ‘The Uncrowned King’ Levrone is undeniably one of the most successful and influential bodybuilders of all time. He turned... Read more
Gym and the coronavirus – training amid a global health pandemic
The government wants to contain the spread of COVID-19 through social distancing and self-isolation. To this effect, President Ramaphosa declared a state of disaster which, among other measures, seeks to limit gatherings of 100 people or more. And there are few places, other than corporate offices, where people are... Read more
Time for an at-home training revival: Try these 4 FREE home workouts
As concerns around the spread of COVID-19 rise, and efforts to contain it intensify, people are understandably avoiding crowded places. For many, the gym tops that list because it can be a risky environment. This close proximity and the many hands that touch dumbbells, bars, kettlebells and cardio equipment... Read more