Vega Sport Pre-Workout Energizer {Review}

If you’ve been around this blog for a while now, you may know my husband is a Vegan and I am not! We are raising our girls to eat everything and anything – so we may have a vegan meal one night and a meat meal another night. It will be their choice as they get older what they want to fuel their body with. {I’m pretty sure Lilly could never give up cheese/yogurt so the likely hood of her being a full-time vegan isn’t great}

I’ve never really got into special drinks, gel’s or protein shakes for running or working out but do enjoy a few “energy bars” post runs sometimes. I’ve tried “electrolyte” drinks post run but struggle with the fuzziness of the drink. My husband however, is into Protein drinks, bars etc….especially Vega products because they are vegan. I’ve honestly never tried his special “drinks” before because I wasn’t sure I’d like the flavour or because I wasn’t a true vegan I had no right drinking the stuff <– weird, eh!

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Recently, I was given the opportunity to try out Vega Sport Pre-Workout Energizer {Acai Berry} from Vega in partnership with Fit Approach. I received this box of 12 to test out {thank you}. Have you checked out their Fuel Your Better info?

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Directions: Mix 1 pouch with 250 ml of water and drink at least 20 minutes before you work out. Simple! So, that’s what I did. The drink provides:

  • Provide immediate and sustained energy
  • Increase endurance, aerobic and anaerobic capacity
  • Enhance mental focus and recovery

At first I was hesitant to drink it as powered drinks mixed wrong (not mixed enough) can be gross. So, I shook my container over and over until it was 100% ready to drink. And…………then, shook it some more 🙂

Small sip here. A little more. Then I guzzled the drink down. It wasn’t bad! I was impressed. I’ve been drinking it before long or hard runs and find that on those days I do drink it I feel better throughout my run.

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I’ve been using the Pre Workout Energizer to help fuel my runs so that I have the energy to push it just a little more. I try to eat well, drinks lots of water etc., but I never really got into the drinks as I mentioned. There are many things I like about the Vega Pre Workout Energizer drink:

  • The taste was good – not chalky at all {I hate that}
  • The little pouches are easy to travel with {bonus}
  • It’s quick and easy to make {Hello, busy Mom on the go here!}
  • Its’ Vegan and that can be hard to find. Again, I’m not a vegan but my husband is and I respect that. It’s also gluten-free and they have sugar-free options too!
  • An easy stocking stuffer for my husband – please tell me you missed reading this post. 😉
  • The label clearly identify’s what the product is for {Prepare vs Recovery} – Hello, busy Mom again!

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Would I continue to buy it? Yes. I actually went out and bought a few more of their products to try. Now, my only problem will be the fact that my Vegan husband will want some of my stuff and I’ll have to share. Let’s just hope his supply of Vega products doesn’t run out before mine.

And yes, I’ll be drinking this before my Bluenose Marathon 10k this Sunday 🙂

I guess we are the #vegafamily now, ha ha!

Have you ever tried Vega before?

What about a Pre-Workout drinks?

How do you fuel your better?

PS – Vega is not just for Vegans 😉

Note: I was given the Vega Sport Pre-Workout Energizer product to review, all opinions are my own.

 

 

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11 thoughts on “Vega Sport Pre-Workout Energizer {Review}

  1. I’ve never tried a pre-workout drink before but I would definitely be curious to see if it makes a difference. Sounds like a good product!

  2. I could never be a vegan or vegetarian. Lol! That’s neat that you let your kids decide and give them options.
    I’ve never tried Vega but have heard opinions of others who have. I don’t take/drink anything before running. During long runs, I mix in Tailwind with my water and after my run, I drink Rock n Refuel chocolate milk.

  3. I like most Vega products. I got to try out the Recover Accelerator and I liked it a lot. I went out and bought some more because I really think it helps after my longer runs. And it tastes really good.

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