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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
Avoid the summer flu – yes, it’s a thing!
Winter is over and, in South Africa, it feels like we’ve skipped right over spring and into summer! That means we’ll likely head poolside and spend more time outdoors, thankful that the dreaded winter flu season is behind us. But before you let your guard down, did you know... 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
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
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