Bruce says, “GreenSmoothieGirl Isn’t Just for Girls!”
I have a testimonial from a guy for you, in a minute. But first….
I play on at least two tennis teams, all four seasons a year. Last Tuesday morning, I did yoga for an hour, then did my 20-mile bike ride in the canyon in 100-degree heat. That night, I had our last tennis match of this season, and for some reason my captain put me in as first singles.
That’s where you generally put your best player, since you usually face the opponent’s best player.
I mostly play doubles—hadn’t played singles ONCE since advancing rank in December. Most of my new teammates have played at this rank for years, and they take or even teach private tennis lessons. Most were high-school tennis players. One of them plays on five teams at a time, and many of them play tennis 20-30 hours per week.
I wish I had time for that, but I don’t. My entire team, besides me, is married and not employed outside the home. I started playing tennis less than 4 years ago, not in high school.
For my night matches, my ritual is to drink a quart of green smoothie on the way there. That’s all. And I’ll find myself in a third set—or a second-set tiebreaker at 10:30 p.m.—like I did last Tues., thinking, “I’m not tired at all!” while I see my opponent falling apart.
I truly haven’t been tired once, and I’ve had 8 wins in a row. I won that singles match last Tuesday, 6-4, 7-6, in high winds. Even though I am, to be honest, too new at this rank to be qualified to play the top seed.
My green-smoothie ritual is becoming an important part of pulling that off. My teammates sometimes complain between sets that they’re tired. I never am. Despite hard workouts earlier in the day.
So Tuesday, I got home at midnight because my match was an hour away. Before I went to bed, I read this email from Bruce in Michigan, forwarded by our customer support team because they know I love to read this stuff:
“I noticed that you don’t have very many testimonials from men…so I thought I would tell you about how the green smoothie lifestyle is changing my life.
I am 48, and over a year ago I weighed 206 pounds. I decided that I needed to lose about 40 to 45 pounds since I am 5’10” tall and a thin frame.
I bought P90x and started the most difficult exercise program and followed Tony’s diet.. P90x is not for the faint of heart. I worked hard for 7 months, lost 23 pounds. My blood sugar was all over the place, and I felt tired and hungry all of the time. I stopped after 7 months and did absolutely nothing for the next 6 months and went back to eating poorly since I could not do that diet. I gained back 13 pounds….discouraged, I searched for a better way.
I found www.greensmoothiegirl.com and heard Robyn say, if you do what I tell you to do you will lose weight faster than ever, never be hungry and you can even work out while just drinking green smoothies. I bought the complete program and I must say she was right!
On May 15th I started to drink 2 quarts of green smoothies each day and started working out again doing P90x. I am 10 pounds away from my goal weight in just 60 days! I have lost weight faster, feel better and look better than I have in 15 years.
Ok, men… here is the deal….drinking green smoothies, doing p90x is crazy….but it works! I have had zero blood sugar dips, no hunger between smoothies and feel great!
I have done more in 60 days than I did in 7 months on the p90x diet….I just can’t believe it! So Robyn, I am proud to tell other men….I visit www.greensmoothiegirl.com and have had several of my friends already buy turbo blenders and start drinking smoothies. You rock, girl!”
Bruce in Michigan
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4 thoughts on “Bruce says, “GreenSmoothieGirl Isn’t Just for Girls!””Leave a Comment
Hey…way to go Bruce! I also have lost a lot of weight bec. of greensmoothiegirl! If the truth is known, there probably are quite a few guys who follow Robyn and just don’t want to admit it for some reason. (Kind of reminds me of ABBA years ago. Noone wanted to admit they liked them at the time, but most everybody actually did)
Anyway, keep up the great inspiration to us guys too, Robyn…we really appreciate it!
PS. Speaking of tennis, did anyone ever tell you that you reminded them of Chris Evert, Robyn? You even kind of sound like her. Just saying……
Hello Robyn. I am a male student (24 years of age) and quite often I follow your blog. I think the principles u teach are very practical and applicable in real time situations. Like you, I am also a big fan of tennis and I got into training recently. I drink green smoothies 3 times a week but I plan to put them everyday in my diet for breakfast or as a workout meal. Thank you so much.
I saw your tennis pic on facebook and You definitely remind me of Victoria Azarenka. (at least the way you two look )
Cheers and thank you
Good job Bruce! I’m now 43, been very sickly my entire life from celiac disease (many other food allergies), over usage of antibiotics as a child, and Leaky Gut.
I started drinking green smoothies after a juice fast and lost 90 pounds In 3 months. Like you the gym was frustrating, i’d workout hard and feel lethargic with no progress. But now I feel almost 100% better in 9 months. I eat very little processed foods, no junk food for this dude! I’m now on week 3 of the Insanity workout program and loving it! I fought with my old nature to avoid falling into the marketing gimmicks of the expensive drinks and shakes the program pushes you to take. After my last 3 weeks of drinking green smoothies and juicing, right after the Insanity workouts, I’m still loosing fat and inches, gaining muscle, and zero sore muscles after the intense workouts. My before and after pictures are amazing! Its fun to purchase clothes that are in the small and medium size vs XXL!
My family Loves you Robin!
I started juicing about a year ago and lost 50 pounds. I was juicing carrots along with some fruits. I have now switched to smoothies for many reasons. I just finished the Insanity program and am about to start the P90X. My question is with all of the weight lifting is there sufficient protein in the smoothies. I do add Hemp Protein to my smoothies so maybe that will help.