I have been crazy busy all day. As soon as I got into work it was all business. First, I created a Facebook page: Beachbody Coach Lauren Clement, so please head over and ‘Like’ it – I’ll have fitness tips, recipes, articles and more!!! Then, I ordered Shakeology for Ashley – she wants to do the cleanse before a wedding next week. I have heard amazing things about the cleanse and I am going to do it too, so that I can report back with results!! I had my fist Shakeology this morning and I am so excited about this product – it doesn’t taste like anything I have ever had – unless you count a triple thick milk shake. Haha 😉 I am going to review it, but first, lets rewind to yesterday.
Whole grain pita chips with flax from TJ’s, chipotle hummus, carrots, and cucumber.
A little while later I had a banana.
After work, I headed to meet with Angie and we ended up talking for about an hour about the business. I am slowly starting to feel more comfortable with everything – but, like with any job, it takes a while to get the hang of it.
When I got home, I made a quick pre-workout snack – toast with pb, honey and banana.
Then, it was Turbo time. My, oh, my I sure missed it while I was away. I wasn’t feeling 100%, so although I planned Fire55, I decided to do the shorter Fire 30. I can’t believe how red and sweaty I am after just 30 minutes. I.Love.It!
I quickly showered and then enjoyed a beer with my mom and grandma while sitting outside – I think the weather is finally making a turn.
However, dinner was beyond my expectations. I had a leftover bean burger from the other night, so I decided to make lettuce wraps.
So, this morning was my first experience trying Shakeology. I didn’t know what to expect – I just knew that people rave about it. So I blended my chocolate flavored packet with – ice, almond milk, coconut water, flax and a banana.
It’s very thick. I was nervous about this at first. It was also a deep chocolate color, which to me, was great.
Upon my first sip…I was hooked. Seriously, this product doesn’t taste like anything I have ever had. I am used to a Rice Protein which is very chalky. What a difference this was. I had my mom and grandma try it and received two thumbs up. I have my mom try the majority of the smoothie I whip up and she always has a negative reaction – so if she likes it – this is a good sign. If you like chocolate, you will love this smoothie – I almost feel guilty drinking it because it’s so good!
Each shake has 140 calories and 3 grams of fiber – obviously this would increase as you add in ingredients such as milk, fruit, flax, etc. Shakeology is also 100% vegetarian, which for me, is very important. It’s also gluten and caffeine free with no refined sugars or artificial sweeteners. Score!
A 30 serving bulk bag is $119.95. Ok, don’t freak out. Let’s look at the bigger picture. I had the same thoughts you are having right now but this product is so worth your investment.
$120/30 = $4 per shake.
Now, who goes to Starbucks on a daily or weekly basis and spend $4 on a latte? Well, a flavored latte with 2% milk is 250 calories and 0 grams of fiber versus Shakeology which, as I mentioned, is 140 calories and 3 grams of fiber, as well as loaded with vitamins and minerals. I’m not saying stop buying coffee, I’m simply trying to show you why Shakeology is worth the money – it’s an investment in your health rather than your daily caffeine fix!
I am so happy that I finally took the plunge and bought this product. I am on ‘Home Direct’, which means it will automatically be shipped to me each month without any fuss. Easy enough. If you want any more information check out this website and if you are interested in making an investment in your health, you can buy Shakeology from me here – just go to ‘SHOP’ and ‘Shakeology’.
Ok, this post took me all day because I was doing twenty other things in between. Tomorrow I am off to Columbus for ‘Beachbody New Coach Training’. Super excited. I will report back with what I learned!
Have an amazing weekend!