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The more muscle supplement stack
Adding lean muscle is the main focus for gym-goers and also allows athletes to perform at their best. There is no shortage of products that claim to boost muscle gains, but truly elite physiques are built with a combination of hard training, serious nutrition and quality supplementation. When your... Read more
Why the path to vibrant health starts in your gut
There are billions on microorganisms that live within our body, which can directly impact our health and the way we feel and function. Scientists have over the years managed to pinpoint some 10,000 distinct species of microorganisms that reside within our bodies, most of which live in our digestive... Read more
Give your endurance performance a caffeine kick
There are numerous ways endurance athletes choose to get their caffeine fix, and its prominence is growing in the nutrition and supplement regimens of those on the hunt for performance gains. Whether your preference is coffee, gels, energy drinks or tablets, caffeine’s stimulatory effects are widely revered for its... Read more
Caution required when fasting during Covid-19
Experts warn that while fasting has great health benefits, those pursuing fasting for health or religious reasons should take additional precautions to boost their immunity during Covid-19. Although there is no evidence to suggest it is unsafe to fast during Covid-19, experts warn that high-risk individuals or those who... Read more
A Pro bodybuilder’s tips on training at home
Based on the latest lockdown regulations, it seems unlikely that gyms will reopen anytime before July. For physique-conscious gym-goers, this is a sobering reality. After all, you need heavy weights to build serious muscle. So, should the more muscular among us resign ourselves to this new reality, where a... Read more
Enhance your immune response with these 7 supplements
With winter drawing closer and the threats posed by the COVID-19 virus a serious concern for everyone, it is important that we all take proactive measures to boost our immunity. While personal hygiene and social distancing are vital factors, a fortified immune system is also necessary to ward off... Read more
Eat healthily to boost immunity and bolster COVID-19 defences
As South Africans stay at home during the national lockdown to help reduce infections and flatten the curve, they’re faced with high levels of stress, uncertainty and pressure to stay healthy. SA health expert, Vanessa Ascencao says research shows that diet, nutrition, exercise and mental strength are vital for... Read more
Meet SA’s trail running power couple who dominate the trails together
Christiaan and Landie Greyling form a formidable husband and wife team, both at home and on the trails. After welcoming a healthy baby boy into their family and battling back from injuries, this Biogen-backed trail running power couple announced their return to top-flight trail racing in 2019 with high... Read more
Meet Busisiwe Mmotla, the fresh face ready to take fitness into a new era
For more than a decade, the annual USN Face of Fitness cover model search has provided a platform to uncover new talent, outside of conventional industry showcases like Bikini competitions and sporting events. Every year, the competition is inundated with entries from aspiring fitness models, hopeful fitness enthusiasts and... Read more
Robbi Crafford is leading the #NPLarmy to victory
Robbi Crafford is a seasoned campaigner. This NPL-sponsored bodybuilder, who also works as the company’s brand manager, first hit the stage in 2010 as a 23-year-old with huge potential. After discovering his passion for bodybuilding, he boarded the gain train and has spent that last decade building body, his... Read more