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Nutrition for weight making sports

Nutrition for weight making. Boxing, wrestling, mixed martial arts and weight category physique athletes. Combat sport and physique athletes compete at specified weight categories often trying to weigh in at the maximum allowed weight in the lightest category they feel they can compete at. This is perceived to provide a benefit in competition. It is […]

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DEXA Body Composition Scans

**2018 UPDATE – this practice is no longer operational, however Coetzenburg Radiographers in Stellenbosch are able to provide DXA body composition scans**   It is often referred to as the gold standard of body composition assessments. Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) is the technology used to assess soft tissue and bone density. It is predominantly […]

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Gelatin C Jelly Shots

Quicker injury recovery with Jelly!

Gelatin-C I was following a sports nutrition conference in the UK recently and saw a few bits and pieces on some emerging research into soft tissue repair, reduced injury time and gelatin use. I was intrigued. We all know gelatin as the key ingredient in wobbling desserts like Jelly. Were hospitals on to something using […]

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RUSH Bars – Review

These organic, natural, whole food based nutritional bars are something of a hit. They have pushed their way onto the market and placed themselves quite nicely as a “super-food” supplement of choice for athletes. Do they live up to the hype though? Firstly, RUSH Bar cannot be faulted for their values and vision: to deliver […]

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