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Discover the world of protein options
A good protein supplement is a mainstay in every nutrition plan, whether your aim is to build a better body, lose weight or enhance your recovery. A visit to your nearest Dis-Chem Pharmacy or the online store will reveal an impressive range of protein supplements. Each product contains a... Read more
Unlock stiff winter joints and relieve aches and pains
If you tend to feel inflexible during the colder months, or experience more aches and pains in your joints, you can counteract the effects the cold weather with a proactive and dynamic approach. It’s not the cold that stiffens joint structures, though, at least not directly. It’s actually a... Read more
Meet SA’s biggest, leanest medical professional, TeamRed’s Nhlanhla Vilakazi
Nhlanhla Vilakazi is a doctor, IFBB Muscular Physique competitor and Biogen-sponsored athlete. He has been competing for just over a year but has been a fitness enthusiast for as long as he can remember. “Growing up, I always seemed to find myself promoting physical exercise and fitness initiatives”, says... Read more
Don’t ignore the growing functional protein foods trend
In our constant quest to boost recovery between gym sessions and build more muscle, some form of protein is never too far out of reach. Whether it’s a convenient whey protein shake or a whole-food meal with a generous protein portion, this macronutrient is the focal point in the... Read more
Protein RTDs & bars deliver the snack convenience factor
Looking for a quick and convenient protein source? Look no further than high protein RTDs and bars In today’s fast-paced on-the-go lifestyle, it’s not always easy to find a nutritious snack when you’re on-the-run. Thankfully, supplement manufacturers are meeting the growing demand for portable convenience foods among increasingly health-conscious... Read more
Fix your form to squat heavy
You need to squat heavy to achieve serious gains in size and strength, but you also need to squat safely, using impeccable form and engaging the right muscles to avoid pain and injuries. If squatting has literally become a pain in major joints like the hips, knees or ankles,... Read more
Tales of transformation success: Loretta’s 12-week journey to a new life
We’ve all experienced the tell-tale signs that suggest our weight is creeping up, like tighter fitting pants and feeling a little softer around the edges. But alarms bells start ringing when your grandmother asks when you’re due, despite not being pregnant. That’s what happened to Loretta Ntsuka. It was... Read more
The more muscle supplement stack
Adding lean muscle is the main focus for gym-goers and also allows athletes to perform at their best. There is no shortage of products that claim to boost muscle gains, but truly elite physiques are built with a combination of hard training, serious nutrition and quality supplementation. When your... Read more
Supplement focus: The ABCs of CLA
If you’re looking for a stimulant-free fat burner to help you achieve your body conditioning goals, reach for a bottle of Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) at your local Dis-Chem Pharmacy. This science-backed body toner is an omega-6 fatty acid that is naturally present in the meat of animals such... Read more
Get swole like Men’s Physique athlete Mickael Davis
Men’s Physique athletes generally sport one of the more aspirational physiques in the bodybuilding world. These modern-day Adonis’ 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 make their aesthetic extremely appealing to a... Read more