So you may have heard it’s a good idea to take protein, but you may be left wondering which one to take or what they all do… we’re here to tell you a little about the products we have here at Fernwood and how they can benefit your workouts!

Body Science (what we use and recommend here at Fernwood) provides a wide range of nutritional supplements suited to those who workout and need some extra vitamins and nutrients in your diet.  All products are designed to give you energy throughout the day and reach your optimal athletic performance, also aiding your recovery process.

Protein comes in all sorts of ways! Shakes, bars, powder and even bites! What’s the difference?

Starting with our Ready To Drink shakes, we have the Body Science On the Go Shaping Protein shakes available for you to purchase at the club. All Body Science products are particularly for the usage of women, aiding in fat loss, body shaping and energy sustaining!

The Body Science On the Go Shaping Protein contains a decent 22g of protein. The shakes also contains Vitamins A, C, D and E plus plenty of minerals, including carnitine to keep you healthy.  It contains calcium to keep your bones strong and is a fantastic source of fibre. The Body Science On the Go Shaping Protein is a whey protein as well, which basically means it is a complete protein, containing all nine of the essential amino acids, it is also suitable for vegetarians. The Body+ On the Go aims to keep you healthy and lean, providing you the ingredients to build muscle without the unwanted calories. It is very low in sugar, carbohydrates and fats, keeping you at your leanest form. The formula has a sustained release, providing you with energy throughout the entire day. It also keeps you fuller for longer, helping you beat those afternoon cravings! Sound great? We think so too! In a handy 375ml bottle, we have two yummy flavours for you to try- vanilla crème and swisse chocolate-yum!

If the RTD’s aren’t your thing, you can make your own protein shakes in our pretty pink Fernwood shakers, using the Body Science shaping protein powder mixed with 200ml of water.  With much the same benefit’s as the RTD’s, women can use this protein feeling guilt free! Used for replenishing the body after a workout or for a light meal when your hectic schedule gets the better of you. It utilises benefits of whey and soy to keep you feeling fuller for longer. Carnitine helps use those fatty acids to be used as energy fuel throughout your workout, keeping you at your leanest. There is so many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants packed into this protein, you’ll be loving it’s benefits.  This protein aids ladies seeking fat loss, those wanting to increase muscle and quite simply, maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We have three flavours; summer berries, café latte and swiss chocolate. And yes, they taste great too!

What about protein usage a yummy snack for those of you who have trouble resisting those sneaky chocolate bars?! We have an alternative for you! Body shaping low carb bars! A scrumptious protein bar designed for women! Yay! These bars have a fat burning and lipotropic blend of Soy Lecithin, Green Tea, Carcinia Cambogia and L-Cartinite which help shred those unwanted kilos and get that metabolism going! Designed for those of you with busy schedules who don’t have time to prepare a healthy snack… avoiding those sneaky chocolate bars! They taste amazing too! In Swisse Chocolate-they’re as good as Cadbury’s!

Or we have the fantastic Missile Performance Energy Bars, designed to give you a power packed snack, filled with nutrients to provide you with the maximum performance that you need, giving you prolonged energy and faster growth and repair of muscle tissue. With the benefits of whey and soy protein, high quality carbohydrates, creatine, BCAA’s, glutamine and arginine, you will have all the energy you need for optimum performance. All packed in a delicious tasting vanilla nougat bar, yum!!

Hopefully now you’ll have a little better understanding of what we’re talking about when we recommend the use of protein and what you can choose from next time you’re in the club!

By Zoe Kirby