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Disc-Chem Living Fit
Amplify your workout with Biogen’s new RAGE Pump NOS
Biogen’s new RAGE Pump NOS is an updated supercharged pre-workout. True to its #beyourbest mantra, #TeamRed has developed another premium formulation to unleash energy, focus, performance, endurance and immense muscle pumps. Potent ingredients The new formula includes GlycerSize® – a trademarked ingredient that supports improved hydration and nutrient absorption... Read more
Why the ‘iron’ game is so important for endurance athletes
While weight training is highly beneficial for endurance athletes, that’s not the iron game we’re discussing in this article. Instead, we’re going to focus on the importance of iron the mineral. A lack of this important mineral can severely affect your health and performance. Without adequate iron levels, athletes... Read more
Beat the bonk and boost your endurance
Just about every endurance athlete knows what “hitting the wall” feels like. It’s probably one of the most descriptive terms used by athletes as it precisely expresses the physical sensation experienced. The dreaded ‘bonk’ When an athlete reaches this point, they lose all power to working muscles. You feel... 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
Give your endurance performance a caffeine kick
There are numerous ways endurance athletes choose to get their caffeine fix, and its prominence is growing in the nutrition and supplement regimens of those on the hunt for performance gains. Whether your preference is coffee, gels, energy drinks or tablets, caffeine’s stimulatory effects are widely revered for its... Read more
Power up your session with intra-workout supplements
The right intra-workout product feeds and builds muscle and boosts endurance and strength during a hard training session. After your intense workout, a well-formulated intra-workout supplement can also: Stimulate muscle protein synthesis Reduce muscle soreness and stiffness Help speed up recovery. Incorporating an intra-workout into your daily supplement plan... Read more
Optimise your performance through improved mobility
Forget the static stretching before a training session or race – it merely isolates individual muscles and does little to prepare the body for intense activity. In the latest issue of Dis-Chem’s Living Fit magazine, we reveal why mobility and foam rolling are better ways to mobilise your joints... Read more
Change the recovery game
Plant-based protein sources are becoming increasingly popular; and here’s why… Do you struggle to fully recover between training sessions? Do you feel sluggish before and during races or hard training sessions? Is it taking you longer to recuperate from injury than expected? If so, have you ever stopped to... Read more
Beta-alanine: A research-backed supplement that delivers performance-enhancing benefits
In the supplement industry’s on-going quest to enhance sporting performance, research continues to affirm the efficacy of beta (β)-alanine. This non-essential amino acid is the only naturally-occurring beta-amino acid. It serves as a building block of carnosine, a dipeptide that helps to buffer the effect of exercise metabolites that... Read more
Fire up your workouts with Citrulline Malate – the fatigue fighter
Move over creatine, Citrulline Malate (CitM) might be the next big breakthrough in performance supplementation. It’s a combination of the amino acid citrulline and the organic salt malate, and is described as a promising non-essential amino acid that acts as a fatigue fighter, although medical experts have used it... Read more