LSA – Linseed, Sunflower Seed & Almond Mix – the Genuine Superfood

Homemade LSA mix in plate - Linseed or flax seeds, Sunflower seeds and Almonds. Traditional Australian blend of ground, source of dietary fibre, protein, omega fatty acids.

Do you know the health benefits of LSA and why you should be adding it to your porridge and smoothies? We take a look at this popular superfood. What is LSA? LSA is short for linseed (also known as flaxseed), sunflower seeds and almond meal. This seeds and nut combination is ground together to create … Read more

The Dangers of ‘Dry Scooping’

A scoop of chocolate protein powder. SOme oyung people are dry scooping supplements

‘Dry Scooping’ is emerging as a new social media trend amongst the young. But what is this TikTok craze and is it safe? Here at SmartPlay we know that many of our readers use protein powders and sports supplements, either occasionally or regularly. There are many good reasons to take dietary supplements: whether you are … Read more

Hitting the Wall and What to Do about it

A young woman bent over, catching her breath after hitting the wall whilst running

Ever experienced the rather awful feeling of having your body shut down on you during exercise, a race or sporting endeavour? Ever found yourself in the middle of a particularly intense workout or run, and felt physically unable to push yourself any further? Hitting the wall is real. It happens and you can no longer … Read more

Marketing for Personal Trainers

A man in a white t-shirt in a gym. He is a personal trainer. He runs bootcamps and outdoor fitness programs.

Don’t neglect a marketing strategy if you wish to attract more clients Most personal trainers struggle to win new clients in their first years of independent work. The industry rule-of-thumb has long recommended that a personal trainer acquire at least 15 clients in order to work comfortably full-time. Most trainers expect (hope?) gyms to recommend … Read more