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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
If you haven’t already, it’s time to consider a collagen supplement
By Andene Thomson @healthygirl_with_a_sweetooth Collagen supplements are receiving a lot of buzz these days! You’ve probably seen it popping up all over social media and a growing number of different products are hitting shelves worldwide – everything from bars, beverages, cosmetics, supplements, powders and pills. It’s pretty safe to... 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
Standing on the Brink of greatness: Meet rapidly rising fitness star Alicia
Alicia Brink is a freelance designer by trade, but her chosen profession gives her loads of spare time to pursue her passions – gym, travel and Bikini comps! This USN-sponsored athlete recently took Overall Bikini honours at the PCA Conrad Nagel Classic, after securing first place in the Novice... Read more
Limit muscle loss, boost recovery with a peri-workout supplement plan
The research behind post-workout nutrition is clear – highly bioavailable protein supplements aid recovery by boosting muscle repair and growth. But post-workout nutrition is just one element of a broader approach to performance nutrition. Find out why protein supplement timing matters to body composition. The notion that exercise-induced muscle... Read more
Jason Dunning’s lean muscle gain stack
Read on to discover the supplement stack that helped to craft IFBB Pro Jason Dunning’s legendary, contest-winning X-frame physique. “If you’re looking to pack on impressive slabs of lean muscle as fast as you possibly can, without putting on fat, then this is the supplement stack for you,” states... Read more
Supplements to help you lose weight faster
While quick-fixes seldom work or, at the very least are unsustainable over the long-term, there are ways that we can accelerate weight loss. Well-formulated supplements can boost the effectiveness of our diets and training plans to help us reach our goals sooner. Here are six effective supplements to aid... Read more
USN launches All9 Amino
USN All9™ Amino is a complete sugar-free amino stack for hydration, stamina and lean muscle recovery. The product contains a 2:1:1 ratio of naturally fermented BCAAs and additional Essential Amino Acids (EAAs). The AstraGin™ contained in the formulation is an exclusive absorption-enhancing ingredient that supports amino acid, vitamin and... Read more
Don’t skimp on recovery, it’s vital for peak sporting performance
It’s common to think that improved performance is a direct result of the time spent training out on the road or on the trails. The truth is that peak performance can only be achieved when we give our bodies enough time to rest, recuperate and regenerate. That’s when the... Read more
4 protein myths busted!
In the world of sports nutrition, the importance and roles of carbs and fats are often debated, but one macronutrient that everyone agrees is essential to peak performance is protein. Protein dominates supplement categories and it’s the one macronutrient you’ll find on the plate of every athlete and physique-conscious... Read more