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More fantastic flavours from USN!

Imagine if your wholesome post-workout whey protein shake tasted just like a crispy delicious wafer covered in creamy Nestlé chocolate. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, believe it, because USN has done it again with their latest flavour sensation. This home-grown global supplement brandnow offers its popular Hardcore Whey gH protein supplement in a tasty Tex flavour. Flavour ...

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FIBO fitness experience coming to SA

Exhibition organiser and venue management expert Reed Exhibitions is bringing the world’s biggest trade show for fitness, wellness and health, FIBO Global Fitness to South Africa. FIBO Global Fitness Africa will take place at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg from 25-27 October. Over the three days, FIBO will present an exciting summit and festival showcasing all the current and future ...

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Research Supports Performance-Enhancing Benefits Of Beta-Alanine

In the supplement industry’s on-going quest to help (legally) enhance the performance of athletes, research continues to affirm the efficacy of beta (β)-alanine. This non-essential amino acid is the only naturally-occurring beta-amino acid andit serves as a building block of carnosine, a dipeptide that helps to buffer the effect of exercise metabolites that build-up during physical exertion and can limit ...

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5 Ways To Get More Protein

It can be a struggle to consume all the calories needed every day to fuel your intense workouts and aid muscle recovery to ultimately build a better body. It can be particularly exhausting eating every 2-3 hours to bump up your daily protein intake to recommended levels. However, by following this advice you can meet your nutritional requirements without compromising ...

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The Lowdown On Multivitamins

Multivitamin supplements have been part of the daily routine of active and health-conscious people around the world since the early 1940s, when they first became available. Multivitamins are now a popular dietary supplements, with the South African market clocking up double-digit growth in the category despite the economic downturn. Supplement Your Health We’re all motivated by different reasons to take ...

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Optimise Your Ultra-Marathon Nutrition Strategy

Tips and products supplied by PriceCheck Thousands of runners are gearing up to take on the iconic Old Mutual Two Oceans 56km ultra marathon. A key element to competing in and completing an utra marathon, apart from the training, of course, is your race-day nutritional strategy. Food is, after all, the fuel that’ll power your body over the finish line. ...

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Supplements Dominate Retail Health Market

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One way to beat the rising cost of healthcare, especially with an economy in recession, is to invest in your health to prevent illness. With some chilly months still ahead of us, we’re not clear of colds-and-flu season yet, and you need to keep your immune system operating optimally. Massive market A trend towards better healthcare as a preventive measure ...

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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

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NOTE: In 2018 Ravin signed a sponsorship contract with Xtreme Nutrition and is no longer a USN athlete. 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 ...

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SA’s Health Supplements Market Booms

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South Africa’s health supplements market has tapped into a vein of vitality that has seen unprecedented growth in recent years – largely driven by consumers’ increased interest in healthy living and a desire to reduce their risk of illness. A recent survey conducted by Pharma Dynamics, a local immune-boosting supplement provider, revealed that almost half (46%) of South Africans take ...

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