A Little Fitting. The Weather, That Is…
For those who follow me on Instagram, you’ll remember a post I made earlier this week, about running in warm weather.
This is Mother Nature’s Revenge. But very fitting to go along with my review this week.
I haven’t run since Thursday. I am in the “in between” with a head/chest cold (thanks Mom and TeenThing). Fighting it as hard as I can. So today’s weather didn’t really cause me any issues. I have my base built, so missing some days is not going to derail my training.
Okay, so what is this Pink Ice Energy?
I was contacted a week ago and offered some samples of Pink Ice Energy to review.
I am an information hound, and was provided with the details of what is in Pink Ice Energy, and happily accepted the opportunity to test the product out.
I received a fantastic package in the mail with some extra goodies 🙂 (Thanks guys!)
|I am loving the hat AND the infuser!|
When it came to testing the product out, I tried to NOT think about it. I took it as it is, a dietary supplement. The packages are great to throw into your bag. I am bad for remembering my vitamins, so it was great to have one of these around 🙂
[As always, before taking any dietary supplement, read the liner sheets and get the advice of your doctor. This product is for ages 18 and over. You take 1 packet per day.]
When I had my first packet, I was like, “Pop Rocks!”. It snaps and pops once you have it in your mouth! You let it dissolve and it gives you some minty breath afterwards 😉
(The pop rock sensation did take me back to my childhood, lol.)
I carried on with my day, worked my regular 9-5, did my run at lunch and headed home. Had supper, did my puttering around the house. Felt good!
The next day was my long run day. I went through my usual morning routine, having a packet of Pink Ice Energy after breakfast. I did 12ish kilometres (11.9, lol) that day and after I stretched, showered and snacked, we headed out to the Mall. Usually I would require a nap on long run days, like not too long after I get home. I made it until after supper before I got a little nappish, lol.
|With a couple of ladies from Clayton Park Runners 🙂|
Come Monday morning, the regular chaos of the work week resumed. I forgot to throw a packet in my bag. I had a lunch run planned and had to squeeze that in as it was a busy one. I ran. I hit my old 3:00pm wall.
Forgot it again on Tuesday (d’oh!) and hit Spin Class. Tuesday was busy. Hit my 3:00pm wall.
Wednesday was my rest day. I actually remembered my packet, lol. Had a busy day. Did not hit the 3:00pm wall.
Thursday was my last run this week. Had a great run, but man it was WINDY. That was TeenThing’s first day home with the plague. She was full on plague by Friday morning.
(That’s when I got the heavy feeling in my chest. Friday morning. So a few extra rest days for me!)
I can say the following about Pink Ice Energy, as a mom and as a runner:
- Pop Rock sensation. Took me back to my childhood! lol
- Did have a minty after effect. Cool, fresh breath.
- I found I had extended energy, not just a boost. As a working/running mom, this is great. Usually when I get home (or sometimes on the bus home), I want a nap. Not so much on the days I had Pink Ice Energy. Being skeptical of energy products, this was a nice surprise.
- No “come down” at any point of the day. No sluggishness at any point later in the evening, and I went to sleep with no issues.
Want to try it out for yourself?
You can get your free sample here: http://www.pinkiceenergy.ca/free-sample/
(Please note that when you sign up you will have to wait a few more weeks to receive their samples (The product is launching in Canada in April and they will soon receive their Canadian packaging. 20% off your first order too!).
Come back again next week, because I need to update you on my training!