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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
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
Expert tips to ward off winter weight gain
Winter is synonymous with less exercise and more food. Consuming more comfort foods, participating in fewer outdoor activities, and generally spending more inactive time indoors are major contributors to winter weight gain. This combination of factors tends to have a devastating impact on our waistlines, but there is no... Read more
Gyms reopen under adjusted level 4 restrictions
After President Cyril Ramaphosa flexed his lockdown muscle and closed gyms for 2 weeks amid the third Covid-19 infection wave, gym members received good news during the presidential address on Sunday night. Under updated adjusted level 4 regulations, gyms can reopen from Monday, 12 July 2021 under strict Covid... 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
Love for sport launches fitness career for Simhle
Provincial hockey player and NPL ambassador Simhle Plaatjies has used the foundation that competitive sport created to build a thriving career as a fitness professional and industry influencer. Simhle’s sporting development started at an early age, after her mom enrolled her in Playball sessions, which helped to hone her... 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
Gyms close again as new Covid-19 infection wave washes over SA
As South Africa grapples with a third Covid-19 infection wave, President Ramaphosa on Sunday announced new restrictions on gatherings and gym closures, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep living fit in lockdown. Adjusted alert level 4 regulations gazetted by the government aim to limit movement and prohibits people... Read more