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Herbex sparks Victoria’s return to healthy living
While Victoria Ombango was studying in South Africa, she received distressing news from her family in Gabon. “My dad was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2015. It was a shock for me because I realised that I carry the genes that predispose me to this lifestyle disease and... Read more
Answering the weight training versus cardio debate
The great cardio versus weight training debate has raged on for decades and still continues today. But what, exactly, is better for weight loss? Among women especially, there is a commonly held belief that cardio is best to lose weight, while weight training is often sidelined as many feel... Read more
Mom loses 10 kilos in 12 weeks to earn top spot in transformation challenge
Pregnancy and motherhood are life-changing experiences but the demands they place on your life and body can also take their toll. Julette Cordier was 34 years old when her first daughter joined the family. “I gained 25kg over the course of my first pregnancy but managed to lose all... Read more
Herbex helped Vuyiswa lose 44kg in 12 months and keep it off for 8 years!
Vuyiswa Nyauza’s life changed in 2011 when she fell pregnant, but bringing new life into the world wasn’t an entirely positive experience for her. “I gained so much weight that year and wasn’t able to shed the weight after I gave birth,” explains Vuyiswa. She weighed 112kg and wore... Read more
Hein becomes a new man in 12 weeks thanks to USN
The USN Body Makeover Challenge has become a body and lifestyle transformation institution in South Africa over the years. The challenge provides a complete step-by-step solution and includes everything you need to transform your body and your life in just 12 weeks. While the transformation plan, which you can... Read more
Less fat, more muscle with CLA
Achieving superior body conditioning depends on two factors – adding muscle and losing fat. With that in mind, surely any product that could deliver both benefits should take precedence in every supplement plan? Well, if you aren’t already supplementing with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), you might be short-changing your... Read more
Get glammed up with Supashape
Glam up and slim down with Supashape’s new Fat Burning Collagen anti-ageing supplement, available now from select Dis-Chem stores. The 5g of collagen in every serving helps to improve skin, hair, nail and joint health, while 250 mg of L-carnitine aids your fat loss efforts. Available in a Strawberry... Read more
Herbex gets makeover treatment
You may know South Africa’s number 1 slimming brand’s packaging as green, which stemmed from its herbal beginnings. But now Herbex packaging has undergone an extreme makeover! You will still find your favourite Herbex product in Dis-Chem stores, but it will now be in brand new striking white and... Read more
Boost the burn with Biogen
Biogen has released two new products that are formulated to help you boost your fat-loss efforts in the gym and between workouts. Heat up your sessions Biogen Pre Burn Pulse is a thermogenic pre-workout supplement formulated to help you achieve a leaner and fitter physique. The Thermogenic Energy &... Read more
Experiencing unexplained weight gain? Here are 5 possible reasons
It’s frustrating to see your weight creep up, despite training consistently and sticking to your diet for months. But before you freak out, consider these five common reasons for unexplained weight gain. You can fix most almost immediately with a few simple tweaks, while others aren’t necessarily detrimental to... Read more