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First Choice High Protein Recovery drink now available at Dis-Chem
Consuming carbohydrates and protein together benefits the refuelling process and contributes to muscle development, and milk naturally contains both. First Choice High-Protein Recovery drink is a milk-based high-protein recovery drink aimed at individuals who need to replenish their energy and require balanced nourishment on the go. This recovery milk... Read more
Study shows creatine fuels and protects muscle
We know that creatine is a wonder product – there is extensive research to back up this claim. And creatine monohydrate is particularly effective due to its muscle uptake and ability to increase high-intensity exercise capacity. Not only does it increase power and strength, but it also boosts muscle... Read more
First Choice launches new high-protein recovery drink
First Choice, manufactured by Woodlands Dairy, has launched High-Protein Recovery. This scientifically-formulated ready-to-drink product, available at select Dis-Chem stores, can help elite and amateur athletes recover following intense workouts or competition. Meeting recovery demands Marisa Maccaferri, Marketing Manager for Woodlands Dairy and First Choice, explains that repeated exercise or... Read more
Does your workout need aminos?
Amino acids – the basic building blocks of complete proteins – have become one of the most pervasive ingredients in modern-day supplements. From pre-workouts and intra-workout products to energy drinks and recovery blends, you’re likely to find various combinations and ratios of essential amino acids (EAA) and branched-chain amino... Read more
Up your gainz game with NPL’s expanded range
NPL’s Series Black range is designed to provide precise doses of the highest quality ingredients to deliver the best gainz possible. The updated Series Black range now includes NPL Muscle Armour, which will rapidly increase muscle recovery after training, and protects your hard-earned lean muscle gains. View this post... 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
[#RECIPE] Optimum wellness superfood smoothie bowl
Drinking your smoothie is so last season. Get with the healthy eating trends and try out a breakfast smoothie bowl for a new way to get your daily dose of nutrient-packed goodness. Ingredients 1 tsp açai berry powder 1 banana, frozen ½ cup fresh blueberries & raspberries ½ cup... 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
3 ways medium hyperbaric oxygen therapy benefits recovery from injury
Every physically active individual or athlete aims to stay injury-free so that they can consistently follow their training regimen and achieve their goals. “Unfortunately, avoiding injury is almost impossible for people who follow an active lifestyle,” explains medium hyperbaric oxygen therapy (mHBOT) practitioner, Joseph Winer. “Thankfully, when injury strikes,... Read more
Bounce back sooner from injuries with oxygen therapy
Athletes across the sporting spectrum have developed various mechanisms to deal with the stress and strain that training and competition have on their bodies. The competitive within sports has also intensified, which increases injury risk and necessitates more critical and ingenious treatment approaches. While using ice and heat as... Read more