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USN launches All9 Amino
USN All9™ Amino is a complete sugar-free amino stack for hydration, stamina and lean muscle recovery. The product contains a 2:1:1 ratio of naturally fermented BCAAs and additional Essential Amino Acids (EAAs). The AstraGin™ contained in the formulation is an exclusive absorption-enhancing ingredient that supports amino acid, vitamin and... Read more
Dis-Chem’s supplement range expands with new listings
As a leading local retailer of the best local and international supplement brands, Dis-Chem is constantly updating the already extensive product range it carries in store and online. It has been a busy period for new listings, with numerous new brands and products added to store shelves. Kauai protein... Read more
Nail your night-time nutrition to boost recovery & limit muscle loss
Quality sleep is essential for optimal growth – it’s when numerous biological process get to work to repair the damage caused during training, and daily life. It’s during REM sleep when our bodies enter a heightened anabolic state, which rejuvenates and repairs the immune, nervous, skeletal and muscular systems.... Read more
Don’t skimp on recovery, it’s vital for peak sporting performance
It’s common to think that improved performance is a direct result of the time spent training out on the road or on the trails. The truth is that peak performance can only be achieved when we give our bodies enough time to rest, recuperate and regenerate. That’s when the... Read more
4 protein myths busted!
In the world of sports nutrition, the importance and roles of carbs and fats are often debated, but one macronutrient that everyone agrees is essential to peak performance is protein. Protein dominates supplement categories and it’s the one macronutrient you’ll find on the plate of every athlete and physique-conscious... Read more
Why protein supplement timing matters to body composition
Most gym-goers know that a well-formulated protein supplement is essential to build more muscle and boost recovery. We also know the two most important times of day to consume a whey protein supplement are first thing in the morning and directly after training. Well, maybe not… The best time... Read more
Whey your options: Your guide to buying the best whey for your goals
Yummy whey… it’s everyone’s favourite supplement. There are so many amazing flavours to choose from and it’s such an effective and functional product, which makes it a ‘must-have’ in the supplement cupboards. The main reason why whey is worth the investment is that it works! Whey has the highest... Read more
Blake’s superhuman strongman stack
Becoming a strongman champion requires a real passion for the sport and unwavering dedication to training. NPL ambassador and SA u/105kg strongman champion, Blake Anthony Louwrens epitomises the dedication required to reach the pinnacle of the sport as he subjects his body to gruelling training on a regular basis.... Read more
Melissa Braun’s ultimate fat-loss supplement stack
Melissa is an NPL-sponsored fitfluencer who has used fitness and a healthy lifestyle to overcome her anxiety and depression. “Last year I was overwhelmed by studies and personal matters at home, which took a toll on my physical and mental health. To cope, I turned to food for comfort and... Read more
The power of magnesium: Essential for athletes
There are numerous minerals that are essential to sustain human life, not to mention enhance athletic performance. At the top of the list are potassium, sodium and magnesium due to the important roles they play in human physiology, but magnesium stands out due to the sheer number of processes... Read more