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Nail your daily protein intake to build more muscle
A study conducted by scientists at the McMaster University in Canada provides insights into the upper limit of protein that gym-goers need to build muscle. The meta-analysis reviewed a total of 49 high-quality studies with 1,863 participants in total, including both men and women across various age groups, and... Read more
Is creatine the ultimate performance-enhancer?
The International Society of Sports Nutrition regards creatine monohydrate as the most effective ergogenic nutritional supplement currently available to athletes in terms of increasing high-intensity exercise capacity and lean body mass when used in conjunction with the appropriate training. Other scientific and sport research bodies drew similar conclusions. More... Read more
Train hard, recover harder to optimise performance
Today’s performance is only as good as yesterday’s recovery, yet many athletes fail to apply the same level of focus and dedication they invest in their training to their recovery efforts. This can limit gains in fitness and strength because the body isn’t given the time, fuel and opportunity... Read more
[#Recipe] Protein doughnuts
Put a healthier spin on one of life’s more sinful yet utterly decadent snacks – the doughnut. These protein-packed delights will satisfy your sweet tooth while also helping to boost recovery and muscle repair. Recipe Serving size 1 doughnut Doughnut ingredients 23g Optimum Nutrition Hydrowhey, Vanilla 22g Optimum Nutrition... Read more
15 muscle-building tips that work
While the physiological mechanisms that drive muscle growth are complex, your approach doesn’t have to be. But with so much information available on the internet and on social media platforms, it can be confusing when formulating the most effective muscle-building plan. When your aim is to build quality lean... Read more
Gold Standard 100% Plant Vanilla No-Bake Protein Bar
Protein bars are the ultimate functional food snack. They’re low in calories and big on protein to keep you satiated and ensure you hit your daily protein intake. But you don’t have to rely on store-bought bars. You can also make your own at home with this delicious recipe.... Read more
4 ways to pack in more protein
If you hit the weights hard in the gym to sculpt the ideal body, you need to eat more protein to support your muscle-building and recovery needs. But you don’t need to get bogged down in trying to include meat in every meal. With these handy tips, you can... Read more
Expanded Youthful Living range hits Dis-Chem stores
Dis-Chem shoppers can now find an expanded range of Youthful Living’s great-tasting healthy products. All products are made from natural organic ingredients. The range includes: Lifestyle whey: A lean body high-protein whey shake that contains added vitamins, with no trans fats. Vegan Shake: A high-protein, low-carbohydrate, sugar-free vegan shake... Read more
Your guide to navigating the protein supplement aisle to your local Dis-Chem
A good protein supplement is a non-negotiable in everyone’s nutrition plan, whether your aim is to build a better body or improve your performance. At Dis-Chem, you’re spoilt for choice with the sheer number of brands and products available. For the uninformed, even choosing the best form of protein... Read more
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