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AdvoCare has had a dramatic impact on my ability to perform as a Crossfit athlete. I immediately had an increased work capacity. I use muscle fuel, catalyst, mass impact, and post workout recovery to help me work harder and recover faster. I have been amazed at how much of a difference these products have made especially in my ability to recover. Before AdvoCare I used to get so sore it was difficult to keep up my workouts. Now with AdvoCare I am able to recover and be ready for the next days workout. Bio Tools has also dramatically impacted my life. In the summer of 2012 I was diagnosed with full thickness cartilage loss in my left knee. Pain and immobility were a part of my daily routine. The physical therapist told me that I would not be able to continue as a crossfit athlete. I added Bio Tools into my AdvoCare regiment and noticed after about two weeks that the pain was almost non existent and a good deal of mobility had returned!
Before AdvoCare I had been doing Crossfit and Paleo for about 2 1/2 years. I loved eating natural foods that were good for my body and fueling my workouts. However, my progress stalled in both performance and in weight loss even though I was eating Paleo. Unhappy and discouraged I decided to start the Advocare 24 Day Challenge and it was one of the best decisions I could have made. My energy in my WODs was so much better! I felt stronger and faster. I was kept the muscle I was building through Crossfit while losing body fat! The challenge taught me that just because something is healthy, doesn't mean you can eat it all the time and that there are certain times of the day where your body needs to eat certain foods.
As a 42 year old mother of two I never imagined I'd be competing in CrossFit competitions and still running the distance runs that I did when I was in my 20s! I discovered AdvoCare when I turned 40 and have never felt as healthy as I do today! I start my day with the Meal Replacement Shake most days and use catalyst to protect my muscles when I workout. I never go without my daily dose of Omega Plex. There are a multitude of products that I use now and won't live without. I feel that at my age I need to continue making an investment in my health if I want to live long and watch my little girls grow up with families of their own!
I have been a competitive Cross Fitter for about the last year and a half. Prior to the 2012 Crossfit Games Season, I wanted to step my performance up to the next level. I did the 24 day challenge and was amazed with my results! Prior to the challenge I had my bodyfat percentage tested and was sitting at around 15% and 135 lbs. It was important for me to lean out without losing any muscle mass. During the challenge my body felt energized and strong. I felt light and swift. I maintained my strength and felt much faster due to my weight loss. I ended the challenge 18 lbs lighter and have recently clocked in at 10.8% bodyfat! I finished top 60 for the NW Region and was one of the top 3 girls from Northwest Crossfit Greenlake earning my spot on the affiliate team! Since the challenge, I have been much more aware and conscious of what is appropriate and not appropriate to put in to my body based on timing, portion size, etc. I have maintained strong performances and continued to improve in the gym!
After doing CrossFit for one year, I had hit a weight loss plateau. AdvoCare's 24 Day Challenge helped me get over that and lose those last few pounds that were hanging on! My WOD's got faster and heavier while I got leaner and more toned than ever!
My favorite products are: Catalyst (helped me lean out), Omega 3's (recovery), Post Recovery, & Muscle Gain
AdvoCare has changed my life! Crossfit is a huge part of my daily routine and Advocare products and Team Evolve has given me renewed energy in my workouts! Since starting in April 2012 I have gained muscle and lost body fat. My stamina, my lifts and my PR's have increased drastically! Including a back squat of 265# and a front squat at 205#! Everyday with Advocare gives me energy and motivation to keep working towards my goals!!!
Favorite products: Spark, O2 Gold, Catalyst and MNS 3!
I spent the last 4 years trying to find the perfect diet and optimal fitness routine. I went through a plethora of supplements and meal plans. I have foraged countless pages of Men's Health, Men's Fitness, and any other magazine that would give me a get fit quick scheme. Some seemed to work for a bit and then it would taper off; some were borderline ridiculous.
I found AdvoCare in the fall of 2012 and began to realize the importance of a quality diet. On the 24 day challenge I lost 10 pounds of pure fat while adding muscle mass and strength. I did not, and do not, look at the 24 Day Challenge as a "diet plan" because diet plans do not work. The 24 Day Challenge inspires a lifestyle change that has brought me to a place in my overall wellness that I never thought possible. I feel better every day from the moment I wake up, through my workouts, and throughout the day where I used to lull around with little energy. Today I continue to use the products because they are quality, they work, and I can feel the difference.
Before 190lb 15%BF After 175lb 8%BF
When I first heard about AdvoCare, I was skeptical. I was a believer in clean eating and incorporating Crossfit. I didn't see the need to take supplements. My wife decided to do the 24 Day Challenge and I did it with her just for moral support. That was April 2012, and that challenge completely changed my way of thinking about food and performance. During that 1st challenge I lost 7 lbs, but more importantly, I felt great and started to notice my performance in my Crossfit workouts. I was beating athletes in our gym that were considerably younger than me! I was feeling stronger and making gains with more endurance and stamina in every workout.
I competed in the Crossfit Games that year in the Open Competition; finishing 3rd in the Northwest and 18th in the World! This qualified me to compete at the 2013 Crossfit Games in the age 50-54 category. Fueled by a commitment to hard work and filling the gaps with Advocare I took 6th in the World at the games that year! One year later I took 4th in the World.
Now because of my own personal belief I have opened up a Crossfit gym and are sharing products with all of our clients. AdvoCare has been a game changer for me in my journey!