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How to lockdown your gains during these 21 days of national shutdown
Identifying the 3 aspects to keeping your gains is the first priority – nutrition, training, and supplementation. We ask around the fitness community and find out what competitive athletes are doing in their approach to maintain their physique during this period. This is a challenging time for most, but... Read more
A recipe for enhanced immunity
Fighting like soldiers on a battlefield, cells in our immune system are the body’s defence against invading viruses, bacteria, and other illness-causing pathogens. Covid-19 is a coronavirus that causes cold and flu-like symptoms such as fever, coughing and shortness of breath in less severe cases, and pneumonia-like symptoms in... Read more
Meet Busisiwe Mmotla, the fresh face ready to take fitness into a new era
For more than a decade, the annual USN Face of Fitness cover model search has provided a platform to uncover new talent, outside of conventional industry showcases like Bikini competitions and sporting events. Every year, the competition is inundated with entries from aspiring fitness models, hopeful fitness enthusiasts and... Read more
Robbi Crafford is leading the #NPLarmy to victory
Robbie Crafford is a seasoned campaigner. This NPL-sponsored bodybuilder, who also works as the company’s brand manager, first hit the stage in 2010 as a 23-year-old with huge potential. After discovering his passion for bodybuilding, he boarded the gain train and has spent that last decade building body, his... Read more
[Recipe] Cheat your cheat chocolate plant protein smoothie
Make your favourite indulgent cheat more waistline-friendly with a few smart ingredient swaps. This plant-based high-protein recipe offers all the rich flavours of a traditional chocolate smoothie but better-for-you ingredients. Ingredients 1 tbsp cacao powder  1 tbsp natural peanut butter  1 banana 1 cup almond milk  1 serving Raw... Read more
[Recipe] Plant power berry blizzard smoothie
Blending nutrient-packed roots, fruits, flowers and leaves with some wholesome plant-based protein and a dairy-free milk alternative is a tasty and convenient way to elevate your nutritional status and benefit your health and body. Ingredients ½ cup frozen blueberries ½ cup frozen strawberries ½ cup frozen raspberries 1 banana,... Read more
[Recipe] RAW power leafy greens smoothie
Whether you’re full-on vegan, are lactose intolerant, or simply want to reduce your animal protein intake to benefit your health or the environment, this ‘green’ smoothie offers a wholesome alternative to conventional recipes. Try it out and see if you can taste the difference. Ingredients 2 tsp spirulina powder ... Read more
[Recipe] Plant-powered green breakfast smoothie
Start your day the right way or quash out those hunger pangs. Smoothies are an ideal option for a satisfying breakfast, or as a mid-afternoon pick-me-up to keep you going until dinner. Ingredients ½ cup rolled oats  1 scoop Raw Sport Elite Repair plant protein, Chocolate & Vanilla flavour ... Read more
How Evox athlete Mickael Davis crafts his contest-winning physique
Men’s Physique athletes generally sport one of the more aspirational physiques in the bodybuilding world. These modern-day Adonis’s 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 makes their aesthetic extremely appealing to a... Read more
Here’s the low-down on sugar tax
Sugar lovers rejoiced when Finance Minister Tito Mboweni failed to include sugar in his recent Budget Speech when announcing the long list of products that would be subject to sin tax increases. However, before pouring themselves a celebratory glass of their favourite soft drink, consumers should be mindful of... Read more