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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
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
Expanded Youthful Living range hits Dis-Chem stores
Dis-Chem shoppers can now find an expanded range of Youthful Living’s great-tasting healthy products. All products are made from natural organic ingredients. The range includes: Lifestyle whey: A lean body high-protein whey shake that contains added vitamins, with no trans fats. Vegan Shake: A high-protein, low-carbohydrate, sugar-free vegan shake... 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
[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
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
Make the tastiest whey shake worthy of its gold standard ingredients
Whey protein is popular with active individuals because it digests rapidly and helps support muscle recovery from exercise. Here are some tips for adjusting the flavour profile and consistency of your shake. Try them out on any of the delicious Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey™ flavours available at... Read more
Ditch the scale to gain better insights into how your body is changing
For most of us, the measure for any successful transformation tends to be the direction in which the needle on the scale moves. However, tracking your weight is a blunt, one-dimensional metric that we rely on far too often as a benchmark to measure our progress. Did you know... Read more
Nail your night-time nutrition to boost recovery & limit muscle loss
Quality sleep is essential for optimal growth – it’s when numerous biological process get to work to repair the damage caused during training, and daily life. It’s during REM sleep when our bodies enter a heightened anabolic state, which rejuvenates and repairs the immune, nervous, skeletal and muscular systems.... Read more
Why your food bill increases in proportion to the intensity & volume of your training
We’ve all been there before – neck deep in the fridge, on the hunt for more food mere minutes after dinner. It’s fairly common for individuals who train and race hard to find themselves in this compromising situation, which is far from ideal when you’re trying to achieve or... Read more