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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
10 ways to get stronger now
A stronger bodybuilder is generally a bigger bodybuilder. The ability to lift more weight stimulates a greater anabolic (muscle-building) response, when you follow the correct nutrition, supplementation and recovery techniques, of course. Here are 10 ways to increase your lifting capacity, which will help you build more muscle. 1.... Read more
4 tips to help you achieve your best body ever
In your quest for your best body ever you’re faced with a tough task – lose weight and body fat, while adding more muscle mass. It can be difficult if you don’t follow the right guidelines, but we’ve got that covered with these top tips to achieving your physique-oriented... Read more
How to avoid the dreaded rebound weight gain
For many people who embark on a weight-loss journey, months of hard work and dedication are often undone when their diets end due to rebound weight gain. Putting back all the weight you lost (and more!) has become synonymous with restrictive dieting approaches. These unfavourable outcomes typically lead to... Read more
What’s the best product to get on the gain train? We discuss mass gainers vs MRPs
There’s no free ride on the gain train. Arriving at destination ‘muscle’ needs an intense weight training program built around the core compound lifts and a comprehensive nutrition and supplement plan that supports recovery and muscle growth. Supplement support Consuming sufficient calories is the cornerstone of any successful bulking plan.... Read more
Compound your returns with these 3 lifts
Much like compound interest offers better returns than simple interest on your money, compound exercises deliver better results than isolation exercises for your training plan. Compound exercises (also known as multi-joint movements) work a combination of two or more muscle groups with one exercise. In short, you get more... Read more
[NEWS] PUMA drops all-new Fuse Trainer
PUMA’s new FUSE strength trainer reimagines the industry’s basic cross-training shoe. The result is equal parts function and finesse, designed to reconstruct your muscles and mentality. FUSE was built in partnership with PUMA’s athletes, a community that has shared their training insights to engineer a shoe made to withstand... Read more
Weight loss versus fat loss: what’s the difference?
Does your fat loss plan carry any weight? We demystify these two terms so you know which foe you are up against. The terms ‘fat loss’ and ‘weight loss’ are often used interchangeably by those of us who strive for a leaner, more toned body. However, there are fundamental... Read more
Fix your form to squat heavy
You need to squat heavy to achieve serious gains in size and strength, but you also need to squat safely, using impeccable form and engaging the right muscles to avoid pain and injuries. If squatting has literally become a pain in major joints like the hips, knees or ankles,... Read more
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