When we first got involved with Beachbody and became Beachbody Coaches, we didn’t have Shakeology. All we had was the basic workout programs. We had Slim in 6, Turbo Jam, Yoga Booty Ballet, Hip Hop Abs, P90, P90X, etc. We had P90X Protein Bars, P90X Results and Recovery Formula, Meal Replacement Shakes, and Multi-Vitamins. That was about it. We loved it all though. There is no doubt we had the best stuff in the world with that line of products. The thing we didn’t know was Isabelle Daikeler (wife of CEO Carl Daikeler) and Darin Olien were working behind the scenes to develop the most nutritious, comprehensive shake in the history of mankind. Darin and Isabelle have literally traveled the world in order to bring us the best stuff on the planet and have developed Shakeology Flavors that are absolutely fantastic. I think it was 2010 when it finally hit the market. When it did it was a product they call a “Market Disruptor” because it blew all other products away. They spared no expense in finding the ingredients and instead of bringing them here and harvesting them here, they grow them in their natural soil, in their natural environment so the nutrients are as pure as they can get them. Then, they are harvested at prime and worked into a blend of proprietary ingredients that gives the body everything it needs. And, the cool thing is the flavors are fantastic. They have tried to work on different blends and different flavors but they settled on the first two flavors of Greenberry and Chocolate. They have since developed other Shakeology Flavors and I have no doubt there will be others coming out in the future. The thing I love is that Beachbody has never compromised on quality in an effort to make the shakes taste better. There is no doubt it is great stuff but the Shakeology Flavors make it that much better. It’s good and good for you!!
Shakeology Flavors – What they WON’T do!!
I was incredibly impressed with Beachbody a few years ago at Summit. We had heard a rumor they were coming out with Vanilla Shakeology. That would have been an impressive addition to our arsenal of Shakeology Flavors. They had one of the Corporate Executives come out in the Shakeology suit and they had a bag of Vanilla Shakeology on the table. Everybody went NUTS!! Carl Daikeler said that during the taste testing, the panel said it tasted like a milkshake and was the vanillaiest vanilla you could imagine. It was incredible. This would have been one of the best Shakeology Flavors!! But then, they found out a dirty little industry secret. The foods in Shakeology are so potent and some of them are even bitter and in order to mask the “health food” flavor, it takes a pretty potent masking flavor. Vanilla is a very subtle flavor and although it is great on it’s own, it does not do well masking the flavors of other foods. So, the dirty little secret is they allow chemical and non-natural flavorings in Vanilla products. These chemicals are very similar to film developing fluid. So, you can call it “All Natural” and it is loaded with chemicals. So, Beachbody decided to pull the Shakeology Flavors that had chemicals in them and not do them ever. This included the Vanilla Shakeology flavor. Then, we were very sad, but we were at the same time impressed that Beachbody, although it could have made a ton of money producing Vanilla Shakeology, stuck to it’s roots and said no to something that was not all natural and could potentially be harmful. I’m very proud to be involved with a company with that type of integrity.
Shakology Flavors – What they WILL do!
We currently have 4 Shakeology Flavors. We have Chocolate, Greenberry, Vegan Chocolate and Vegan Tropical Strawberry. The first two have whey protein and blend up smoother than the vegan formulas. The vegan formulas have pea protein and have no animal products at all. They can be used while doing The Ultimate Reset also. The regular Chocolate as well as the Vegan Chocolate when mixed right using a blender and about 20 ounces of ice along with some almond milk and sometimes a scoop of all natural peanut butter tastes like a Dairy Queen Blizzard. It’s by far my favorite. The Greenberry is the flavor we mix with orange juice and ice, again about 20 ounces of ice. It has a nice crisp clean flavor that isn’t at all like Chocolate. It has a fruity taste and when mixed right tastes like summertime. The Vegan Tropical Strawberry we mix with frozen fruits like blueberries, strawberries, etc. along with orange juice or water. They all have their own characteristics and everyone has their personal favorite. For me, my favorite of the Shakeology Flavors is the regular Chocolate. Melanie likes Vegan Chocolate and Vegan Tropical Strawberry. They are all great but the one you pick depends on your taste preference obviously. And, you have to remember, these are not weight loss or meal replacement shakes, although they will do that. These are primarily HEALTH shakes and gives your body what wants and needs. The fact that they taste great and the Shakeology Flavors are great is a plus. So, Contact Me about our 10 Day Shake and Shed program or just go to products and order it. It’s more than totally worth it!!
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