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Brittle bones are made or saved in your 20s
With so many vitamin supplements available on the market, consumers can often feel overwhelmed and might be unsure of which are most relevant to their needs. Take, for instance, millennials, many of whom don’t realise that a calcium supplement isn’t just for their grandparents. The truth is, it’s important... Read more
Standing on the Brink of greatness: Meet rapidly rising fitness star Alicia
Alicia Brink is a freelance designer by trade, but her chosen profession gives her loads of spare time to pursue her passions – gym, travel and Bikini comps! This USN-sponsored athlete recently took Overall Bikini honours at the PCA Conrad Nagel Classic, after securing first place in the Novice... 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
Ditch the scale to gain better insights into how your body is changing
For most of us, the measure for any successful transformation tends to be the direction in which the needle on the scale moves. However, tracking your weight is a blunt, one-dimensional metric that we rely on far too often as a benchmark to measure our progress. Did you know... 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
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
5 tips to stop sinful snacking
Steadfast adherence to a balanced and calorie-controlled eating plan is the foundation on which all successful and sustainable weight-loss efforts are built. But all our hard work and commitment can come undone by unplanned snacking on poor quality foods throughout the day, as we can easily consume excess calories... Read more
Fill your nutritional gaps the smart (and tasty!) way
In the context of modern diets, convenience has become a byword for poor quality, overly processed foods. But a new brand is out to change that perception. MySmart™ Way offers a range of products where the super nutritious goodness of superfoods have been condensed into convenient bars, powders, effervescent... Read more
Avo Recipes
Avos back on trend While dairy-free iced treats made from milk alternatives and that all-time nice-cream favourite, bananas are nothing new, they’re getting a serious makeover with nutrient-dense bases like avocado, chickpeas, coconut water and sesame seeds. Avo Mousse An old classic with a modern twist, perfect for a... Read more