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Support joints, bones and muscles with REPAIR FOOD™
Most of us kick off adulthood feeling invincible but, unfortunately, the ageing process eventually takes its toll on us all. Slowly but surely, we start feeling joint stiffness, experience a decline in bone mass and a reduction in muscle mass and strength. Repair damaged connective tissues In the long... Read more
First Choice High Protein Recovery drink now available at Dis-Chem
Consuming carbohydrates and protein together benefits the refuelling process and contributes to muscle development, and milk naturally contains both. First Choice High-Protein Recovery drink is a milk-based high-protein recovery drink aimed at individuals who need to replenish their energy and require balanced nourishment on the go. This recovery milk... Read more
Tales of transformation success: Loretta’s 12-week journey to a new life
We’ve all experienced the tell-tale signs that suggest our weight is creeping up, like tighter fitting pants and feeling a little softer around the edges. But alarms bells start ringing when your grandmother asks when you’re due, despite not being pregnant. That’s what happened to Loretta Ntsuka. It was... Read more
The more muscle supplement stack
Adding lean muscle is the main focus for gym-goers and also allows athletes to perform at their best. There is no shortage of products that claim to boost muscle gains, but truly elite physiques are built with a combination of hard training, serious nutrition and quality supplementation. When your... Read more
Get swole like Men’s Physique athlete Mickael Davis
Men’s Physique athletes generally sport one of the more aspirational physiques in the bodybuilding world. These modern-day Adonis’ don’t carry as much muscle mass as their bigger bodybuilder counterparts, yet are just as lean. Their balance of muscle size, symmetry and conditioning make their aesthetic extremely appealing to a... Read more
Study shows creatine fuels and protects muscle
We know that creatine is a wonder product – there is extensive research to back up this claim. And creatine monohydrate is particularly effective due to its muscle uptake and ability to increase high-intensity exercise capacity. Not only does it increase power and strength, but it also boosts muscle... Read more
First Choice launches new high-protein recovery drink
First Choice, manufactured by Woodlands Dairy, has launched High-Protein Recovery. This scientifically-formulated ready-to-drink product, available at select Dis-Chem stores, can help elite and amateur athletes recover following intense workouts or competition. Meeting recovery demands Marisa Maccaferri, Marketing Manager for Woodlands Dairy and First Choice, explains that repeated exercise or... Read more
Better together: Creatine and HMB
HMB, or Beta-hydroxy-beta-methyl-butyric acid, first hit supplement store shelves in the 1990s. Back then it was touted as a breakthrough product that could increase muscle and decrease body fat. However, the science needed to affirm these claims were thin on the ground. Researchers have for years been divided on... Read more
The importance of an intra-workout supplement
We all know how important that post-workout protein shake is – it stops muscle tissue breakdown and kickstarts the anabolic (muscle-building) process. But why wait until after your workout to give your muscles a beneficial boost of amino acids? A potent combination of ingredients Research suggests that drinking a... Read more
6 essential supplements for lean muscle gains
Anyone who is serious about adding lean muscle to their physique uses well-formulated, quality supplements. When used strategically as part of a balanced nutrition plan, the right combination of supplements helps to repair muscle after training, aid recovery from intense exercise, and help to promote the optimal environment for... Read more