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Disc-Chem Living Fit
Call on collagen for bone and joint health
Collagen is a protein. In fact, it is the most abundant protein in the body making up a third of our body’s protein content. All proteins are made out of amino acids (the building blocks of protein). Collagen consists of the amino acids glycine, proline, hydroxyproline and arginine. Collagen... Read more
Optimise your performance through improved mobility
Forget the static stretching before a training session or race – it merely isolates individual muscles and does little to prepare the body for intense activity. In the latest issue of Dis-Chem’s Living Fit magazine, we reveal why mobility and foam rolling are better ways to mobilise your joints... Read more
3 ways medium hyperbaric oxygen therapy benefits recovery from injury
Every physically active individual or athlete aims to stay injury-free so that they can consistently follow their training regimen and achieve their goals. “Unfortunately, avoiding injury is almost impossible for people who follow an active lifestyle,” explains medium hyperbaric oxygen therapy (mHBOT) practitioner, Joseph Winer. “Thankfully, when injury strikes,... Read more
Bounce back sooner from injuries with oxygen therapy
Athletes across the sporting spectrum have developed various mechanisms to deal with the stress and strain that training and competition have on their bodies. The competitive within sports has also intensified, which increases injury risk and necessitates more critical and ingenious treatment approaches. While using ice and heat as... Read more
Devon Henson turns sporting misfortunate into purposeful fitness venture
Devon Henson‘s dream was to play rugby at the highest level. “From the age of six, all I ever wanted was to become a professional rugby player.” His single-minded dedication and focus ensured his trajectory throughout his school rugby career remained on track. View this post on Instagram …... Read more
5 ways you’re fast-tracking injury
We all want to push our boundaries and achieve our physique or performance-oriented goals, but at what cost? When it comes to training, there are established guidelines we need to adhere to reduce our risk of injury, without limiting our fitness gains. Ignore them and you’ll likely find yourself... Read more