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Disc-Chem Living Fit
Beef up your protein intake
Watch out whey and casein, there’s a new protein source on supplement shelves! While this may be good news for the lactose intolerant among us, should the rest of us consider a switch? Beef protein powders are generally derived from raw beef material through a hydrolysation process that isolates... Read more
[Recipe] Power protein seed bars
Are you looking for an on-the-go, better-for-you snack to keep your muscles fuelled and your energy reserves topped up? Then look no further than this no-bake power protein bar recipe from USN. It’s a tasty, nutrient-packed snack option that will you leave you feeling full. Ingredients: 1 tbsp coconut... 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
Gold standard 100% whey peanut butter cups
Setting the standard in healthier dessert options. A craving for the sweeter things in life is natural, but the trick is to keep treats as healthy as possible. Try this delicious dessert recipe that includes better-for-you ingredients to curb the most intense sweet-tooth. Protein 5g | Carbs 6g |... Read more
What’s so essential about Essential Amino Acids?
Essential Amino Acids (EAAs) have become an extremely popular trend in the sports nutrition market. USN recently released All9™ Amino, for example. This complete sugar-free amino stack is ideal for hydration, stamina and muscle recovery. The product contains a 2:1:1 ratio of naturally fermented Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs)... Read more
Limit muscle loss, boost recovery with a peri-workout supplement plan
The research behind post-workout nutrition is clear – highly bioavailable protein supplements aid recovery by boosting muscle repair and growth. But post-workout nutrition is just one element of a broader approach to performance nutrition. Find out why protein supplement timing matters to body composition. The notion that exercise-induced muscle... Read more
Supplements to help you lose weight faster
While quick-fixes seldom work or, at the very least are unsustainable over the long-term, there are ways that we can accelerate weight loss. Well-formulated supplements can boost the effectiveness of our diets and training plans to help us reach our goals sooner. Here are six effective supplements to aid... 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