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Avoid the summer flu – yes, it’s a thing!
Winter is over and, in South Africa, it feels like we’ve skipped right over spring and into summer! That means we’ll likely head poolside and spend more time outdoors, thankful that the dreaded winter flu season is behind us. But before you let your guard down, did you know... Read more
A guide to breastfeeding for active moms
Breast milk provides the ideal nutrition for infants and is considered the “gold standard” for a baby’s digestive system. It contains all the nutrients in the correct amounts to ensure baby grows optimally. For the first six months, breastmilk is sufficient to provide all that baby needs in terms... Read more
If you haven’t already, it’s time to consider a collagen supplement
By Andene Thomson @healthygirl_with_a_sweetooth Collagen supplements are receiving a lot of buzz these days! You’ve probably seen it popping up all over social media and a growing number of different products are hitting shelves worldwide – everything from bars, beverages, cosmetics, supplements, powders and pills. It’s pretty safe to... Read more
Testicular cancer on the rise among young men – report
Testicular cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in males between 14 and 44, with the annual incidence doubling over the past 40 years, according to recent research. Although its incidence is increasing, testicular cancer affects less than 10 men in 100 000 with a 2% risk of developing... Read more
Spidertech Kinesio Tape
Whether you’re a highly active individual or simply find yourself stuck in the same position for hours on end at work, biomechanical issues or injuries are bound to occur. DOWNLOAD THE SPIDERTECH GUIDE HERE Kinesiology tape, developed in 1979 by Japanese chiropractor Dr Kenzo Kase, has become popular among... Read more
[Recipe] Power protein seed bars
Are you looking for an on-the-go, better-for-you snack to keep your muscles fuelled and your energy reserves topped up? Then look no further than this no-bake power protein bar recipe from USN. It’s a tasty, nutrient-packed snack option that will you leave you feeling full. Ingredients: 1 tbsp coconut... Read more
Brittle bones are made or saved in your 20s
With so many vitamin supplements available on the market, consumers can often feel overwhelmed and might be unsure of which are most relevant to their needs. Take, for instance, millennials, many of whom don’t realise that a calcium supplement isn’t just for their grandparents. The truth is, it’s important... Read more
Gut it out over the holidays for optimal health
Holidays are the perfect time to sleep in, indulge and loosen the reigns on your usual diet and exercise routines for a few days, but what impact does this have on your body – more specifically, your gut health? Spending a few days in a new place locally, abroad... Read more
A combined weights & cardio approach may be best for overall health
There’s a conventional belief, particularly among women that to improve your health and fitness and lose weight, cardio is best. Strength training, on the other hand, is often sidelined as many women feel that it will make them ‘bulky’. Well, based on the findings from a study published in... Read more
Gold standard 100% whey peanut butter cups
Setting the standard in healthier dessert options. A craving for the sweeter things in life is natural, but the trick is to keep treats as healthy as possible. Try this delicious dessert recipe that includes better-for-you ingredients to curb the most intense sweet-tooth. Protein 5g | Carbs 6g |... Read more