ENERGY! Ahh if only I had more! It’s amazing how as a kid, the new year would often bring with it a clean slate – a chance to go into January with some sort of magical boost. Call me a nerd, but I used to be super amped the day before school started! I had my shiny new stationary, my scuff-free school shoes and my neatly covered, fresh notebooks ready to go, but most of all, I had so, so much energy!
The older I get, the harder I find it to stay energetic, heck even the thought of energy drained me!
Kids have mastered the energy super power. They know where to find it and they know how to use it without depleting their stores. For us adults, it’s a little more difficult! We have to focus so much of our energy on the 101 billion tasks at hand, which leaves little time for us to follow the yellow brick road. Instead we use up our energy enduring E-Tolls and all the other mundane daily roadblocks before we can actually get going on any of our tasks.
New years resolutions aside, one of my (lets rather call them) goals for 2017 was to get out of my energy drained autopilot and become more active. By that I don’t necessarily mean spending more time in the gym and losing weight (although I wouldn’t mind the weight loss bit at all), but rather just find the energy to move! Go on hikes, explore nature, take long walks and just feel the energy to do something other than bang away at my keyboard all day.
So to help drag me out of my energy slump, I partnered with Turbovite, who sent over some of their newly re-packaged energy products to help me kick off 2017 on the right foot! And boy, I had no idea just how much I would have needed them.
What I love about Turbovite is that they have options! By that I don’t just mean a whole range of products to help BLAST your energy levels, deliver FOCUS, help you EXCEL or deliver VITALITY, but they offer different delivery systems for each range. So, if you like me aren’t the pill popping capsule type, knowing that you can get your energy boost from granules added to water, or down a syrup sachet makes me that much more motivated to actually use them.
My year started with a reason to move! A reason which exceeded past me wanting to feel the sun beating against my skin, the grass beneath my toes and the wind blowing against my back. Following my hubby’s spinal fusion surgery at the end of last year, part of his recovery has been to do as much walking as possible, and so we’ve been taking on our neighbourhood and exploring every turn, on foot.
Obviously, this was not the “adventure” I had in mind, but being married to a fitness freak, despite being braced up with man-of-steel-rods attached to his spine, he still had to kick my ass to get moving.
To help me find the energy and drag myself out of my exhausted state, I’ve been starting my mornings with a sachet of Turbovite EXCEL (previously known as Whiz-Fizz) dissolved in water. Besides tasting great with a refreshing orange tang, this boost has been perfect for me, since I’m not big on popping pills and would much rather drink up my daily energy supply in a more pleasant way.
Each sachet of Turbovite EXCEL is enriched with Ginseng and contains Vitamin C, Magnesium, Calcium and Caffeine as well as Vitamin B1, B2, B6 and B12 – Everything you need to increase your mental and physical performance, plus maintain healthy nerve function and overall well being.
For our afternoon walks, I always take a long a sachet of Turbovite BLAST in case I need a quick boost of energy. These are again, a non-pill popping energy supply in the form of syrup. Each 10ml sachet is loaded with 100mg of caffeine – so it’s like energy on demand.
I rip open the package and take it straight out the sachet. Within a few minutes, I feel as though I’ve got more energy than when I started and I am ready to hit the road.
No matter who you are or what your daily drain, be it an important meeting, a fun activity or a competitive race, you could benefit from an added kick.
Thanks to Turbovite for sponsoring this post *all opinions are my own