We all know that protein is critical for everybody, but even more so for active individuals who are searching for what to drink and what to eat after a workout.
The major players in the protein market have responded to this demand with a number of high-protein recovery shakes, but most of them are made with powders and additives and are chalky, hard to swallow taste like Pepto Bismol.
But that’s where Core Power comes in.
Core Power is a delicious post workout recovery drink. It is a real milk protein drink made from fresh, lowfat, lactose-free milk and real honey. From endurance sports and bodybuilding to running, yoga and cross-fit, Core Power helps you recover faster, build lean muscle and refuel. The brand features simple ingredients and great taste, without a chalky texture. You can also check out their blog for some really creative recipes.
I’m not usually the type to drink a protein shake every day or count how much I get in my diet, but I was curious to try a product that boasted that it didn’t taste chalky and had more protein than a standard glass of milk.
Core Power has a ton of flavors, but I was sent three. I’m not a huge fan of banana, but the vanilla and “light” chocolate were pretty good! They still had an aftertaste to them, but nothing terrible compared to other protein shakes. The “light” chocolate was probably my favorite because, duh, I’m a chocoholic…but it also was less calories, coming in at 150 versus 240 for the regular shakes.
And did you know? Core Power was recently named the Official Protein Drink of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games! So if world-class athletes are drinking this stuff, it’s gotta be good right?!
The folks at Core Power have generously offered a giveaway to one lucky Style Files reader. They are giving away a Core Pore Fit Kit, which includes a sweet gym bag, yoga mat, medicine ball, towel, Camelbak water bottle and Core Power samples so you can give it a try!
Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter. US only, please. Good luck!
Disclosure: I was provided with a Core Power Fit-Kit in exchange for hosting the giveaway.
I am not the greatest with the refuel… Usually fruit, coconut water and something with protein!
I will either have a Clif bar,or after a long run I like a glass of dark chocolate SILK milk!
Lesly Christensen says
I eat an apple. I feel like they are fueling and delish!
Erin @ Loop Looks says
How do I refuel? Usually with a glass of chocolate milk or a PB&J.
But, really, I just want to win because I walk/run past the Core Power office several times a week because it’s like less than a block from my apartment. And it looks awesome. And I want to work there. Winning will totally make that happen, right?
That is so cool! Yeah winning it is practically like securing a job there :-) It’s a neat thought to work at a place that lives/breathes what you are passionate about! Or just work at a really cool place, like Google. Have you seen “The Internship”? Makes me want to move out West!
Teresa O says
I actually like drinking Core Power after a long run or hard workout, usually in the car on the way home or before jumping in the shower. I try and eat a regular meal after getting cleaned up.
I use chocolate milk or protein drinks when I can, something with carbs, protein, and a bit of fat, plus water.
Core Power chocolate is a personal fave – one in the morning carries you through to lunch without getting hungry & it tastes great!
I drink chocolate milk or have a protein bar.
Rachel DeVaughn says
right after a workout i have my protein powder drink with fruit and water.
julia frank says
After a hard work or exercise tow things are very important
first one is to replace fluid losses during the work and the
second thing is eating after exercise to help restore glycogen
so I take fruit juice and then after time more than 30 min. or more
I take Protein which is so necessary to rebuild muscle
thank you for this amazing giveaway hope to win good luck
Nancy Brett says
most time I drink water and take a chocolate bar
Zenaida Arroyo says
Carla S says
I drink flavored water, eat almonds, or eat breakfast after I work out.
Amy Lynn says
I really like protein shakes~ especially chocolate post wo:)
I love to drink a glass of chocolate milk after I work out! :)