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Athlete Profile: Jacques Fagan

USN-sponsored Men’s Athletic Physique competitor, fitness model and health and fitness professional, Jacques Fagan has hit a rich vein of form this year, securing numerous titles at shows across the country. He has also hit on the power of electro-muscle stimulation (EMS) technology and is building a successful gym and personal training business around it at his Body20 Studio in ...

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Athlete Feature: USN’s Ravin Kolbe

ravin lee kolbe by Apasionese

USN-sponsored muscle model and classic physique athlete Ravin Kolbe tells us more about his supplement protocol. Stats Age: 23 Lives: Cape Town IG: ravinleo Twitter: @RavinLee FB: Ravinleekolbe How do you strategically incorporate supplements into your nutrition plan to take advantage of natural shifts in anabolic hormone levels to maximise muscle gains? I incorporate a combination of USN Premium Whey ...

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Gear review: adidas PureBOOST DPR


Adidas’ latest addition to the PureBOOST range is the DPR, which drops today (18th May 2017). I was lucky enough to receive a pair last week to test out, and have been living with them – running and daily wear – for the last few days. Billed as a shoe for “urban running”, the standout features are a low(er) drop ...

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5 things I learnt in 2016

Fitness (His Edition) Editor Pedro van Gaalen

After a pretty up and down 2015 in terms of running, I was determined to make 2016 a better year Following a change in my approach to training, which included a more diverse repertoire of exercises and workouts, I managed to have my best year yet. This included PBs in every distance, from 5km right up to 90km. More importantly, ...

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How to run your own successful personal training business

Muscle Memory: Teaching your muscles to respond appropriately to this new movement, by opening up new neuromuscular pathways, takes time, just like learning a new swimming stroke or to swing a golf club effectively

Running your own personal training business is no different to running any other type of business You need to know what type of product you’re going to sell (or, in the case of a fitness professional, what type of service you’re going to provide), where you’re going to provide said service or sell said product, how much you’re going to ...

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