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15 muscle-building tips that work
While the physiological mechanisms that drive muscle growth are complex, your approach doesn’t have to be. But with so much information available on the internet and on social media platforms, it can be confusing when formulating the most effective muscle-building plan. When your aim is to build quality lean... Read more
4 ways to pack in more protein
If you hit the weights hard in the gym to sculpt the ideal body, you need to eat more protein to support your muscle-building and recovery needs. But you don’t need to get bogged down in trying to include meat in every meal. With these handy tips, you can... Read more
Your guide to navigating the protein supplement aisle to your local Dis-Chem
A good protein supplement is a non-negotiable in everyone’s nutrition plan, whether your aim is to build a better body or improve your performance. At Dis-Chem, you’re spoilt for choice with the sheer number of brands and products available. For the uninformed, even choosing the best form of protein... Read more
If you haven’t already, it’s time to consider a collagen supplement
By Andene Thomson @healthygirl_with_a_sweetooth Collagen supplements are receiving a lot of buzz these days! You’ve probably seen it popping up all over social media and a growing number of different products are hitting shelves worldwide – everything from bars, beverages, cosmetics, supplements, powders and pills. It’s pretty safe to... Read more
Beef up your protein intake
Watch out whey and casein, there’s a new protein source on supplement shelves! While this may be good news for the lactose intolerant among us, should the rest of us consider a switch? Beef protein powders are generally derived from raw beef material through a hydrolysation process that isolates... Read more
5 gym bag essentials
Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast, serious lifter or weekend warrior, there are a few essentials you should have with you for every training session. These tools will help make your exercise experience more effective and enjoyable, whether you’re training inside or outside the gym. 1. Gym gloves Protect your... Read more
7 ways to shed belly fat and bust that gut for a ripped six pack
Whether you’re a competitive physique athlete or simply someone who takes pride in your physique, achieving a shredded mid-section is probably your main goal (in addition to packing on as much muscle as possible, of course). Unfortunately achieving a thin, ripped six-pack requires more than just a hardcore ab... Read more
What’s so essential about Essential Amino Acids?
Essential Amino Acids (EAAs) have become an extremely popular trend in the sports nutrition market. USN recently released All9™ Amino, for example. This complete sugar-free amino stack is ideal for hydration, stamina and muscle recovery. The product contains a 2:1:1 ratio of naturally fermented Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs)... Read more
Limit muscle loss, boost recovery with a peri-workout supplement plan
The research behind post-workout nutrition is clear – highly bioavailable protein supplements aid recovery by boosting muscle repair and growth. But post-workout nutrition is just one element of a broader approach to performance nutrition. Find out why protein supplement timing matters to body composition. The notion that exercise-induced muscle... Read more
Jason Dunning’s lean muscle gain stack
Read on to discover the supplement stack that helped to craft IFBB Pro Jason Dunning’s legendary, contest-winning X-frame physique. “If you’re looking to pack on impressive slabs of lean muscle as fast as you possibly can, without putting on fat, then this is the supplement stack for you,” states... Read more