I get asked a lot on what supplements I use. The honest answer is, I don’t normally take supplements except for protein, and maybe a super greens powder for my smoothies. I typically switch up my proteins, trying different brands so I know which ones to recommend to my clients or athletes. Truth is, I didn’t have a favorite until recently I had someone from FNX reach out to me on Instagram to become an ambassador for them. Never hearing anything about them before, I looked up what kind of products they have and the nutrition facts on the ones I thought was most interesting. I took a chance and said yes, but before posting anything on it, I wanted to make sure I really liked the products.
I started off with just trying the AM protein (yes, there is such a thing) and the re balance super greens. Let me just tell you, I am never going back to anything else. Never seeing or hearing anything about an AM protein, I was very curious to see what actually made it different. Other then it being whey protein isolate, this blend also contains probiotics, nootropics and a natural energy blend. The probiotics consist of lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacterium, and Longum to help aid in gut health and healthy digestion. To read more about probiotics, please refer back to my blog post “Trust Your Gut.”
The nootropics in this blend consist of Thiamine HCL, L-Theanine, and Theobromine, to promote brain health, alertness and attention. Nootropics are supplements that help stimulate blood flow, maintain normal heart rhythm, and maintain myelin sheaths for better brain health. Let me just tell you, I can feel the difference in the morning. It makes my 30 minute drive to work at 6 am more bearable. By the time I hit the freeway I am already feeling more awake and jamming out to music. If you know me, you will know that I am NOT a morning person. I don’t talk that much in the morning and it takes a solid hour to two hours for me to fully wake up and get going. I don’t like coffee and drink tea in the morning so I am not drinking a whole lot of caffeine however, with this protein I feel like I don’t need a lot of caffeine.
This AM protein blend also contains natural stimulants from green coffee bean and green tea! So not only are you getting protein, a healthy gut and brain health, you are also getting natural energy! This is literally a game changer and I can’t imagine not taking this protein anymore. The only downfall about this protein is that it only comes in Orange Dreamsicle. Don’t get me wrong, I love orange flavor things and this is really good but I would definitely love to see it in other flavors.
Along with the AM protein, I take the Re balance super greens in the morning for extra gut health and to make sure I get my micro nutrients. It blends in nicely with my smoothie with out giving it a grassy taste. It just turns the smoothie into an awkward color! My husband has taken the greens by itself and said it was actually pretty good! He isn’t the green drink kind of guy so coming from him, that says a lot!
I recently re ordered the AM protein because I loved it so much and ordered the Vanilla Milkshake Refuel Whey protein blend. This is just like any other clean protein but what makes it different, is that it is light and doesnt taste like protein. What I mean by that, is that it blended with water really nicely with out giving that thick protein texture. It wasn’t grainy, or to proteiny. Yes, I just made “proteiny” up but if you are one of those many people that drinks protein often, you know what I am talking about. However, this protein does not have it. I love vanilla and this protein delivers the vanilla milkshake perfectly. Even tastes creamy with just water added. Definitely recommend it to anyone who has trouble drinking protein!
I would not have made this post if I didn’t think the products are worth it and I certainly would not represent a brand I did not believe in.
If you are wanting to try some good products, give FNX a try! Seriously, they wont let you down. And when you check out, use the code “kofitness” to receive 15% off!