Bliss Balls – The Bite-Sized Protein Treat

Bliss balls in the form of vegan protein energy balls in a white bowl, with ingredients scattered around.

Bliss balls, protein balls, energy balls, protein energy balls – whatever you call them, they are the guilt-free snack everyone loves! Whether you are fitness fan looking to up your protein intake, a sugar freak searching for a healthier way to satisfy your sweet tooth or a parent wanting a less processed snack box treat … Read more

Bodybuilding Supplements – What a Professional Takes!

Bodybuilding supplements - scoop of protein, bcaa and creatine, omega3 in pills on wooden background

Buying protein powder, collagen, vitamin supplements and bothered by the cost? Spare a thought for the poor bodybuilder! SmartPlay spoke to Tom Lawry, a competitive bodybuilder, to get an understanding of what supplements and vitamins he takes on a daily basis. It’s fair to say that what it takes to be a serious player in … Read more

Natural cures for constipation

Spoons with various supplements in spoons

 What can I take to fix constipation? A. Sluggish bowels may be due to insufficient dietary fibre and liquid intake, stress, medications (including the over-use of laxatives and antacids and some high blood pressure drugs and antidepressants), and lack of exercise. For those times when you need some gentle assistance, try these natural remedies: * Ground psyllium … Read more

Recovery foods – Eat Lean

Athletic man holding healthy food

Look toned and feel strong with the top five post-workout recovery foods to reset your body Protein After intense training, your body naturally enters a catabolic (muscle breakdown) state. Eating protein five to 15 minutes after working out will facilitate protein synthesis – a protein isolate in liquid form will be transported and absorbed by … Read more