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Disc-Chem Living Fit
Biogen adds Pre Burn Pulse to Slim Fit range
Biogen’s new thermogenic pre-workout is formulated to help you achieve a leaner and fitter physique. The thermogenic energy and focus blend, which includes 200 mg of caffeine, delivers sustained energy, reduces stress, improves focus and boosts overall mental performance. The endurance and lean muscle protection blend, formulated with GlycerSizeTM,... Read more
Go green with NPL Vegan Protein
Going green has never been easier, or tastier, thanks to NPL’s new Vegan Protein. This 100% plant-based supplement contains pure, vegan-friendly ingredients, including 22g of protein per serving from 6 different plant proteins. These plant protein sources include sacha inchi, a nutrient-dense plant that produces large, edible seeds rich... Read more
Just arrived! NPL #21 Protein Bars
NPL’s new #21 Protein Bar is the latest high-protein functional food snack to hit Dis-Chem store shelves. Every NPL #21 bar contains (you guessed it!) 21g of protein, along with added, fibre and collagen for a wholesome, balanced and delicious anytime or post-workout snack. Each serving also contains 22g... Read more
Support your sports recovery with dairy
No matter your sporting code or level of proficiency, peak performance relies on optimal recovery. Nutrition plays a vital role in how well and how quickly you recover following athletic exertion. And as training loads ramp up in the summer months, a basic understanding of an athlete’s nutritional requirements... Read more
Edward Mothibi defers marathon dream to become Comrades champ
Sometimes life doesn’t pan out the way we planned. Edward Mothibi dreamed of competing against the world’s best marathoners over the challenging 42.2km race distance, but his career didn’t pan out that way. But rather than give up on his dream, this father of three from Magogoe Koikoi village... Read more
Pro nutrition: Profiling the supplements elite athletes use
Elite athletes need to fuel their bodies for optimal performance during hard training sessions and racing and get the most from their efforts. We took a peek into the nutrition pouches, pockets and bottles of 6 South African elite endurance athletes to find out their favourite high octane fuel... Read more
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