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Disc-Chem Living Fit
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
Fire up your fitness with winter training
Exercising in winter isn’t always pleasant but heading out into the cold to train can be beneficial for your health and your fitness. It may seem counterintuitive to head outdoors, braving those icy mornings or those cold, dark early evenings to exercise when the mercury plummets when you can... Read more
Intensify home workouts with a kettlebell
It’s time to ring the changes to your home workouts with an innovative and versatile Dis-Chem Living Fit adjustable ‘bell. With the ability to perform a full-body workout using a single tool, a ‘bell (commonly known as a kettlebell) is the ultimate at-home training companion. A kettlebell is an... 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
USN ups the gains game
Testosterone and protein – it’s the perfect blend to take your muscle and strength gains to the next level. And USN has your anabolic muscle stack covered with two new exciting products – a plant-based muscle mass gainer and a natural testosterone booster. USN Wholefood Gainer USN has broadened... Read more
What does healthy look like?
Since the advent of mass media, TV, movies and glossy magazines have portrayed svelte and skinny women as alluring and the epitome of health. These ideals have shaped society’s perceptions about how the female form should look. Then came social media, which pushed the feminine ideal further to the... Read more
What’s the best product to get on the gain train? We discuss mass gainers vs MRPs
There’s no free ride on the gain train. Arriving at destination ‘muscle’ needs an intense weight training program built around the core compound lifts and a comprehensive nutrition and supplement plan that supports recovery and muscle growth. Supplement support Consuming sufficient calories is the cornerstone of any successful bulking plan.... Read more
Compound your returns with these 3 lifts
Much like compound interest offers better returns than simple interest on your money, compound exercises deliver better results than isolation exercises for your training plan. Compound exercises (also known as multi-joint movements) work a combination of two or more muscle groups with one exercise. In short, you get more... Read more
Unleash the mass monster within: Hunting massive muscle with NPL athlete KK Sibiya
If getting swole is your goal, unlock maximum muscle mass with these 4 tips courtesy of NPL’s swoldier, bodybuilder Khulekani “KK” Sibiya. Here’s your ticket to jump aboard the NPL gain train and unleash your full mass-gain potential. KK has dominated the local fitness scene for years now, competing... Read more
4 reasons cyclists should focus on their hip flexors
Despite the important role they play in every pedal stroke, cyclists often neglect their hip flexors. And this lack of attention comes at a cost to your performance and, often, your general wellbeing. As the name suggests, the body contains a group of muscles that work together to produce... Read more