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USN athlete Bauke Hanekom is larger than life
Everything in Bauke Hanekom’s life is super-sized, from his physical stature and calorie intakes to the world record he’s attempting to break. Standing 1.93 m tall and weighing 120 kilos, this personal trainer and gym owner from Cape Town needs serious energy to fuel his body – up to... Read more
Manage stress and improve mental health with these supplements
October is Mental Health Month and there has never been a more important time to raise awareness about mental health and address the stigma and misconceptions that people have about mental illness. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented period in our lives, it is vital to find healthy... Read more
10 ways to get stronger now
A stronger bodybuilder is generally a bigger bodybuilder. The ability to lift more weight stimulates a greater anabolic (muscle-building) response, when you follow the correct nutrition, supplementation and recovery techniques, of course. Here are 10 ways to increase your lifting capacity, which will help you build more muscle. 1.... Read more
We compare 3 popular Fitbit devices available at Dis-Chem
Dis-Chem offers a range of Fitbit devices in-store and online, including various smartwatches and activity trackers. To help you find the best option for your health and fitness-focused lifestyle, we compare 3 of the more popular devices on offer. Fitbit SenseTM Fitbit’s most advanced health smartwatch boasts innovative sensor... Read more
[OCT] Hollard Daredevil Run 2021
Date: 15 October 2021 It’s ballsy, it’s brave and it’s back, bigger than ever. The COVID-edition nationwide Hollard Daredevil Run 2021 is officially open for entries. This one-off event will see brave men in purple speedos run through the streets across the country participating from the comfort of their... Read more
[OCT] Knysna Extreme Triathlon
Date: 16 October 2021 Are you up for Africa’s toughest triathlon? Experience a triathlon like no other at the Knysna Extreme. The race covers a total distance of 229km with an altitude gain of over 3,800m. The Knysna Extreme 0.5 is a shorter alternative and serves as an introduction... Read more
Lifestyle transformation simplified, thanks to USN
USN just made achieving that summer body a little simpler and more convenient with the new USN All-In-One Weight Loss Solution. Get to your nearest Dis-Chem Pharmacy to buy the USN Phedracut Lipo X Gold Value Pack for only R399 and you’ll also get a FREE CLA Pure 1000,... Read more
Give your body the perfect ‘wake-up’ call before training
Everyone knows we should warm up before intense physical activity but few of us do so properly, or at all. Even those who engage in some light cardio and a few stretches miss the mark in terms of an adequate warm-up, particularly when we want to perform at our... Read more
Pre-load, re-load and recover: 4 supplements to power up your workouts
What you eat and drink before, during and after your workout matters! No matter what time of day you exercise, the key is to back up your training with the right nutrition from meals and supplements to help your muscles recover and replenish spent energy stores. For the best... Read more
Squeeze your way to better recovery with compression gear
Compression garments have become commonplace at endurance events, especially long-distance running races, multi-day cycling stage races and triathlons. In terms of efficacy, the principle by which compression garments work is sound and has, in fact, been used by top athletes for many years. Flushing the system Physiologically speaking, the... Read more