Cocozia Review

As a health coach, I get asked a lot what brand of coconut water I like best, or either what I like to hydrate with other than plain water…My answer, Cocozia Coconut Water.

I was simply thrilled when Cocozia shot me an email asking me if I would like to review their coconut water

IMG_20140918_102141

IMG_20140918_102159IMG_20141021_101109

HYDRATION
Pure and simple, hydration is essential to life.
COCOZIA® Coconut Water is exactly that: a pure, natural hydration source containing not only water from the green coconut, but essential electrolytes too.
ELECTROLYTES
COCOZIA® contains a natural abundance of potassium and magnesium, as well as other electrolytes. Electrolytes are directly involved with body hydration and muscle function. Better to get yours from a natural source like COCOZIA® than from a sugary, synthetic sports drink alternative.
COCONUT WITH A STRAW
That’s how they drink coconut water in the islands, but fortunately, COCOZIA® has made it a little easier for you here! All the natural elements and flavor, without the need to carry a coconut to your work-out!

Source

IMG_20140918_102224

I’m a big fan of coconut water! I think its vital for people who workout hard and run!

I’m also a health nut, so the fact that it is 100% coconut water AND organic, makes it even better.

I didn’t get to run any long runs with coconut water this time, due to a slight setback in running from an injury, but I definitely took it with me on short runs, HIIT workouts, and cycling.

IMG_20141021_101023

One reason I like coconut water, is because if I workout really hard, and gulp down some water, I’m not getting any electrolytes put back in me…so with CW, I’m able to replenish those and not have to worry about my stomach hurting or feeling as fatigued. I’m also really picky about my coconut water. Most coconut waters I’ll get, taste a little off or a bit funky. But with Cocozia, I feel like it tastes perfect. So thanks, Cocozia, for making us excellent coconut water!

You can find more information HERE

IMG_20141021_101145

IMG_20140922_193027

xoxo audrey

P.S. If you have any nutrition questions, feel free to shoot me an e-mail at inshapecupcake@gmail.com

Advertisements

MIMM: What Does Monday Mean to You?

Here’s Monday again! Are you sad or happy? Sad smile Smile

I’m happy! It means a fresh week, more workouts, more goals, more running…

What does Monday mean to you? (Share below)

Lets recap my weekend in pictures…

I started my Saturday off with a healthy breakfast balanced with protein, carbs, and fats.

Then I sat out to run 9 miles…which due to the blazing hot weather, that didn’t happen…7.75 miles was all I got in.

It really didn’t take me that long to run though…haha! Every 2.25 miles, I stopped to get water and would just walk around til I was hydrated enough to get back to moving. And I forgot to stop my watch until I got home.

After I got home, I showered and took a nap. I was soooo tired. Its funny how sun will do that to ya!

Chipotle for an early dinner?

Cool with me…

We also went to Costco later…Can I just say, I LOVE COSTCO! Like, if I could just go there all the time and shop for people, I would.

I snacked on this when I got home…shouldn’t have, but I did…because its so good.

IMG_20130823_181302

Sunday was the same balanced egg breakfast, then we drove and hour to our great new church! We started going this August, and its probably one of the best decisions we’ve made.

Dinner! Stuffed bell peppers are the best!

 

A few pictures I love…

Don’t those look so pretty! ^

Screenshot_2013-07-27-23-20-12-1Screenshot_2013-07-28-22-08-16Screenshot_2013-07-31-12-23-31-2

I WANT a Vizsla so much! Isn’t this picture of this vizsla so cute!

Screenshot_2013-08-01-20-12-09-1

Just LOL’d at this the other day! Had to share in case someone hasn’t seen it!

Screenshot_2013-08-08-11-14-50Screenshot_2013-08-13-22-00-08

Have a Marvelous Monday and keep looking forward to good things!

Thanks Katie for hosting Marvelous In My Monday!

XX Audrey

P.S. If you happen to comment and you wrote a MIMM post, please include your link here too so I am SURE to see it! (If you don’t mind) I love reading everyone’s posts! The inspiration, motivation, and happiness is just great Smile

Food Friday: Beverage Style

Happy Friday! So excited about today’s post!

I was simply thrilled when Cocozia shot me an email asking me if I would like to review their coconut water.

Natural Made Green TeaIMG_20130813_173617

Cocozia

HYDRATION
Pure and simple, hydration is essential to life.
COCOZIA® Coconut Water is exactly that: a pure, natural hydration source containing not only water from the green coconut, but essential electrolytes too.
ELECTROLYTES
COCOZIA® contains a natural abundance of potassium and magnesium, as well as other electrolytes. Electrolytes are directly involved with body hydration and muscle function. Better to get yours from a natural source like COCOZIA® than from a sugary, synthetic sports drink alternative.
COCONUT WITH A STRAW
That’s how they drink coconut water in the islands, but fortunately, COCOZIA® has made it a little easier for you here! All the natural elements and flavor, without the need to carry a coconut to your work-out!

Source

I’m a big fan of coconut water! I think its vital for people who workout hard and run!

I’m also a health nut, so the fact that it was 100% coconut water AND organic, made it even better.

I’ve been posting it here and there on my blog the last couple of weeks, reviewing it. I’ve been testing it out on my runs and both my parents love it as well.

IMG_20130815_122250

We are coconut water fanatics.

I really hope I see this product in stores like Whole Foods, Publix, Earth Fare, The Fresh Market (all my favorite places, obviously)

Why Do I Drink Coconut Water?

Last year when I started running hard for Cross Country, running long runs, training for my half marathon, etc., my stomach would hurt a lot. I kept researching why, and found out why when Christina had the same problem! NOT ENOUGH ELECTROLYTES! I was drinking tons of water but no electrolytes and without electrolytes, you can not perform and feel as good after on your workouts/runs.

DSC09136me with cocozia

So, I’m a health nut, as I mentioned above, and am not about to drink Gatorade, yuck. So, already a fan of coconut water, I made it a staple in my house. We usually always have coconut water on hand during training season. 262677_398359616909699_724523256_n

I drink coconut water after my runs now and my stomach never hurts! Electrolytes are so important! Especially if you are doing long distance running!

half marathon medal

So, with that said, you should definitely remember to drink more than water. I highly recommend Cocozia because it is an organic coconut water and you can be 100% sure you’re drinking the right stuff!

Disclosure: Cocozia asked me and sent me their product to review, but all opinions are my own.


And I wanted to share my salad from last night…it was so pretty!

salad

Questions:

  • What is your favorite drink to hydrate with?
  • What three ingredients are best on a salad?
  • Have you ran a half marathon?