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Disc-Chem Living Fit
The carb compromise: Find the right balance to achieve your goals
Low-carb, high-fat diets aren’t for everyone. In fact, there is still uncertainty about these diets’ long-term effects and the potential impact that constantly training at high intensities in a glycogen-depleted state can have on the body. But more people are realising that insulin is a major cause of many... 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
How to avoid the dreaded rebound weight gain
For many people who embark on a weight-loss journey, months of hard work and dedication are often undone when their diets end due to rebound weight gain. Putting back all the weight you lost (and more!) has become synonymous with restrictive dieting approaches. These unfavourable outcomes typically lead to... Read more
Herbex sparks Victoria’s return to healthy living
While Victoria Ombango was studying in South Africa, she received distressing news from her family in Gabon. “My dad was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2015. It was a shock for me because I realised that I carry the genes that predispose me to this lifestyle disease and... Read more
Answering the weight training versus cardio debate
The great cardio versus weight training debate has raged on for decades and still continues today. But what, exactly, is better for weight loss? Among women especially, there is a commonly held belief that cardio is best to lose weight, while weight training is often sidelined as many feel... Read more
Meet the classic kid who’s painting the local bodybuilding scene RED!
Andrew Edward Pretorius is 23 years young, brimming with potential and hungry for success! And he’s also the latest #TeamRED recruit. Watch this space! Everybody starts somewhere Naturally athletic, Andrew enjoyed playing sports in high school but was also encouraged to place his focus on his studies. At age... Read more
Mom loses 10 kilos in 12 weeks to earn top spot in transformation challenge
Pregnancy and motherhood are life-changing experiences but the demands they place on your life and body can also take their toll. Julette Cordier was 34 years old when her first daughter joined the family. “I gained 25kg over the course of my first pregnancy but managed to lose all... Read more
Herbex helped Vuyiswa lose 44kg in 12 months and keep it off for 8 years!
Vuyiswa Nyauza’s life changed in 2011 when she fell pregnant, but bringing new life into the world wasn’t an entirely positive experience for her. “I gained so much weight that year and wasn’t able to shed the weight after I gave birth,” explains Vuyiswa. She weighed 112kg and wore... Read more
Hein becomes a new man in 12 weeks thanks to USN
The USN Body Makeover Challenge has become a body and lifestyle transformation institution in South Africa over the years. The challenge provides a complete step-by-step solution and includes everything you need to transform your body and your life in just 12 weeks. While the transformation plan, which you can... Read more
Less fat, more muscle with CLA
Achieving superior body conditioning depends on two factors – adding muscle and losing fat. With that in mind, surely any product that could deliver both benefits should take precedence in every supplement plan? Well, if you aren’t already supplementing with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), you might be short-changing your... Read more