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Fix your squat: 6 ways you’re doing it wrong!

The importance of proper form during compound lifts cannot be overstated – it reduces your risk of injury and ensures that the exercise stress is being imposed on the targeted muscles to maximise the adaptive response. This will ultimately deliver more muscle and greater gains in performance over time. And if there’s one exercise that is performed with poor or ...

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Science affirms efficacy of protein supplements

Scientists at the McMaster University in Canada recently poured over dozens of research studies in their quest to put the age-old debate over the effectiveness of protein supplements to rest. It was the largest meta-analysis study of its kind, with researchers combing through a total of 49 high-quality studies with 1,863 participants, including men and women, young and old, and ...

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Performance Purist Opens Its Doors

Performance Purist, a new gym in Bryanston focused on strength and conditioning, opened its doors to the public on 5 February 2018. It offers its members an atmosphere of proficiency and high quality coaching and training. “We are excited to bring this platform of elite level coaching to the heart of Bryanston and surrounding Jozi,” says Joshua Capazorio, head coach ...

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Virgin Active Flexes Its Sustainability Muscles

Virgin Active Collection Menlyn Maine has been awarded a 4 star Green Star SA rating for interiors. This certification is the second for the health club group that operates 140 clubs in Southern Africa. The Green Star SA Interiors is a rating tool that assesses the environmental attributes of interior fit-outs. Virgin Active Collection Alice Lane was the first health ...

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