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USN athlete Bauke Hanekom is larger than life
Everything in Bauke Hanekom’s life is super-sized, from his physical stature and calorie intakes to the world record he’s attempting to break. Standing 1.93 m tall and weighing 120 kilos, this personal trainer and gym owner from Cape Town needs serious energy to fuel his body – up to... Read more
This is how EVOX fuels WP Rugby
The physical demands of professional rugby are immense. Completing multiple training sessions a day, along with intense weight training in the gym and high-impact games every weekend requires quality sustenance from food and supplements for optimal recovery and peak performance. And as a predominantly power-based sport, players need to... Read more
Manage stress and improve mental health with these supplements
October is Mental Health Month and there has never been a more important time to raise awareness about mental health and address the stigma and misconceptions that people have about mental illness. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented period in our lives, it is vital to find healthy... Read more
Protein absorption rates explained
Not all proteins are created equal. For instance, animal proteins have a complete amino acid profile, while many plant-based sources do not. So optimise your results by choosing a protein that suits your goals A fast release protein like whey is ideal for use when you need an immediate... Read more
EVOX whey now in Banana Milk Bottles flavour
It’s the newest taste sensation to land on Dis-Chem store shelves. EVOX’s 100% Whey Protein Advanced is now available in a new Banana Milk Bottles flavour (coming soon to the Dis-Chem online store). Not only does it taste like your favourite childhood treat, but each serving contains a fast-uptake... Read more
A delightful surprise in Biogen Lean Whey tubs
Delight your taste buds with the latest whey flavour innovation from Biogen. Look for the limited edition Biogen Lean Whey in Choc Turkish Delight flavour at your nearest Dis-Chem store! Biogen Lean Whey is an ideal supplement for weight-conscious individuals looking for an easy-to-prepare, compact meal replacement or snack.... Read more
Support your recovery after training for optimal endurance performance
A popular saying among serious endurance athletes states: “today’s performance is only as good as yesterday’s recovery”. And a key component of any recovery plan is optimal nutrition. While a balanced diet that consists predominantly of whole foods should form the cornerstone of every recovery plan, the right combination... Read more
Gut check: Don’t let digestive distress put you off protein supplements
While whey protein is highly effective and beneficial, it can cause bloating and gas among those with digestive sensitivities. The more common cause of these uncomfortable and potentially embarrassing issues is lactose intolerance. READ MORE | Do you have a food intolerance? It’s probably the dairy! Whey is a... Read more
Lifestyle transformation simplified, thanks to USN
USN just made achieving that summer body a little simpler and more convenient with the new USN All-In-One Weight Loss Solution. Get to your nearest Dis-Chem Pharmacy to buy the USN Phedracut Lipo X Gold Value Pack for only R399 and you’ll also get a FREE CLA Pure 1000,... Read more
Brown rice protein delivers comparable results to whey, study finds
For decades, dairy-derived whey protein has reigned supreme as the standard by which all other protein is measured. It has, therefore, become a supplement staple in the cupboards of anyone who is serious about adding muscle, or for athletes who want to optimise recovery. However, a study conducted on... Read more