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Olympic athletes get a boost from Planet Fitness
Planet Fitness has given the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and the South African Olympic and Paralympic teams a major boost with a R15-million investment for team fitness and high-performance training. Over 260 Team South Africa (SA) athletes will gain access to 47 Planet Fitness clubs... Read more
[NEWS] PUMA drops all-new Fuse Trainer
PUMA’s new FUSE strength trainer reimagines the industry’s basic cross-training shoe. The result is equal parts function and finesse, designed to reconstruct your muscles and mentality. FUSE was built in partnership with PUMA’s athletes, a community that has shared their training insights to engineer a shoe made to withstand... Read more
USN ups the flavour factor in pre-workout range
You can now experience the flavours from USN’s popular Qhush Spike x300 energy drink range in the brand’s potent XTS Hyperdrive pre-workout series. Every serving of USN XTS Hyperdrive dishes up 1,000 mg of GLYCERPUMP™, 65 mg of DYNAMINE™ and 25 mg of ASTRAGIN™ to deliver a powerful energy... Read more
Muscle Junkie drops new Psycho pre-workout flavour
Muscle Junkie’s stacked Psycho pre-workout is now available in a new Cherry Blast flavour. You’ll still find all the same potent pump- and energy-inducing ingredients in the Muscle Junkie Psycho formulation, including creatine, 1500 mg of Beta-Alanine, Citrulline Malate, Glycine, 500 mg of Tyrosine and a 300 mg dose... Read more
Data shows health clubs are not COVID-19 hotspots
There is an assumption that health and fitness clubs may be a high-risk environment for COVID-19 infections. While no-one can completely eliminate the risk of COVID-19 in fitness centres – or anywhere in society – new evidence suggests that health clubs are not primary drivers of transmission and that... Read more
Weight loss versus fat loss: what’s the difference?
Does your fat loss plan carry any weight? We demystify these two terms so you know which foe you are up against. The terms ‘fat loss’ and ‘weight loss’ are often used interchangeably by those of us who strive for a leaner, more toned body. However, there are fundamental... Read more
Amino acids: The loss-limiting factor
Conventional supplement plans use protein and amino acid products to repair and rebuild muscle tissue after hard weight training sessions. While this is sound nutritional advice and can amplify the muscle-building (anabolic) process, there is another application for these supplements. READ MORE: Does your workout need aminos? Breaking down... Read more
Potent USN pre-workout gets the Qhush treatment
The success of the Qhush Spike x300 energy drink range has prompted USN to transfer these popular flavours to its potent XTS Hyperdrive pre-workout. Every serving of USN XTS Hyperdrive delivers a powerful energy surge without the crash for longer-lasting endurance and greater peak strength with: 1,000 mg of... Read more
Meet lean machine Wiehann van Wyk, #TeamRED’s new recruit
Wiehann van Wyk has dedicated most of his life to achieving his fitness goals and pursuing a career in the industry. Wiehann had an active childhood but it was only after he matriculated that he took up the art of sculpting his body. He started off with just 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