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Steroids and the placebo effect

Steroids and the placebo effect

What my first experience with steroids taught me The gym that I trained at while in high school was a far cry from today’s 24-hour fitness facilities or the Gold’s Gym chain we know today. This place had old tiled flooring that was broken and the front door was generally ...

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EVOX® 100% WHEY PROTEIN ADVANCED

EVOX® 100% WHEY PROTEIN ADVANCED

EVOX® continues to be at the forefront of innovative research in the field of protein within the context of sports and lifestyle nutrition. In fact, this reputation for high quality product is representative of its industry classification amongst retailers and competitors as ‘The Protein Specialists’. Taking the world of health, ...

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USN launches first interactive consumer program

USN launches first interactive consumer program

Many of us wish we had a direct line to the creators of our favourite brands, which would allow us to customise a product to suit our specific needs. Making this possible, Ultimate Sports Nutrition (USN) has developed a ground-breaking program which will enable thousands of their dedicated consumers to ...

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Recipe – Sweet and sour chicken strips

Recipe - Sweet and sour chicken strips

Who said your chicken breasts should be tasteless and boring? Open your mind to an easy muscle-fueling food with the following chicken recipe to reach your fat loss and muscle building goals: Sweet and sour chicken recipe What you need? 3-4 chicken breasts 2 tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper ...

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Smoke your delts with these 5 truths

Shoulder Training - Smoke your delts with these 5 truths

Bodybuilders can never be too wide. You can get a good impression of a bodybuilder’s physique by simply looking at their shoulder width. Deltoids that are packed with a lot of dense muscle make you stand out on stage and will definitely give you an edge over your competitors. For ...

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Apps used to crackdown on dangerous supplements

Apps used to crackdown on dangerous supplements

Federal authorities in the United States have designed mobile apps to counter the widespread misinformation surrounding fraudulent supplementation. This follows in the wake of several criminal and civil actions undertaken against a number of supplement manufacturers in the United States selling tainted or misleading products. The Operation Supplement Safety High-Risk ...

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Could sugar be toxic?

American scientists say that people need to look at their sugar intake if they want to lead healthy lives.

American scientists say that people need to look at their sugar intake if they want to lead healthy lives. Dr. Robert Lustig from the department of pediatrics at the University of California and his research team believe that they have come up with the definitive evidence that sugar is toxic. They ...

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Bodybuilding in the Cape is alive and well

Earl Abrahams Guest Blog

I have been involved in bodybuilding for a number of years and still find myself feeling excited about our sport. The scene in Cape Town, where I’m based, is a healthy one. There is an abundance of talent at every show. You don’t have to look far when you go ...

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Catch a Lift Fund – Soldiers hit gym to heal

Catch a Lift Fund - Any gym. Anywhere. Fitness for wounded veterans

Photo credit: Catch a Lift Fund Any gym. Anywhere. Fitness for wounded veterans American soldiers wounded in the battle zones of Afghanistan and Iraq are using exercise programs to heal their bodies and spirits with the assistance of Catch a Lift Fund, a charity that provides free access to gyms ...

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Your go-to muscle-building protein sources

Your go-to muscle-building protein sources

Muscle-building and protein are synonymous. Protein-rich food sources will not only energise you but will give you the most muscle-building nutrients per calorie in your ongoing quest to pack on slabs of muscle. For high-quality protein bodybuilders should look no further than: 1. Whey protein You cannot go wrong with ...

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