thefitwriter gets a sponsor! GOOD Hemp nutrition

How exciting! I’ve got a sponsor!

As anyone who’s trained for bodybuilding knows only too well, this can be an expensive sport. Well, quite honestly, any sport can be as expensive as you want to make it, but this one can be particularly hard on the wallet: protein isn’t cheap, whether you’re buying eggs, meat, fish or protein powders. Then there’s all the fresh veg and, if you choose to take them, the supplements. It all adds up.

Every little helps. I’m lucky to have been sent a lot of products to test.

But getting a sponsor is where it’s at. And I’m delighted to say that, this week, I was contacted by a sports nutrition company who want me to come on board as a sponsored athlete/ambassador. In return, they will keep me in as much product as I need for the duration of our relationship.

Thank you, GOOD Hemp Nutrition!

I urge you to go and check out their website. GOOD Hemp produce health and wellbeing as well as sport-specific nutrition products, all – funnily enough – made with hemp. Hemp is a fantastic source of protein, suitable for vegans and vegetarians, famously gentle on the digestive system and rarely causing any gastric problems like other protein powders can. Being hemp, there’s no lactose, no soy, none of the things which can often cause bloating and other nasties.

In addition, hemp is a bit of a wonder-food, and hemp protein powders pack a nutritional punch: not just protein but all the Essential Amino Acids (EAAs) as well as good old omega 3 and dietary fibre.

What I really like about the GOOD Hemp products is that they’re really suitable for anyone who needs a convenient source of quality protein and omega 3 (and that’s most of us). The powders aren’t niche, sporty, muscle-monster products. They’re great for vegans, endurance athletes, gym-bunnies. I imagine they’d be a great “gateway” protein powder for anyone who’s never ventured down that route before.

I’ve been sent the GOOD Gym Shake with Hemp Protein (Chocolate), the GOOD Gym Shake with Hemp Protein (Strawberry), the GOOD Fit Shake with Hemp Protein (Strawberry) and the natural Hemp Protein Powder. I’m looking forward to trying them all! I’ve tried the Gym Shake in Chocolate flavour in the past and it’s fabulous for shakes, puddings, for baking and all sorts of kitchen adventures. It’s truly delicious and I love the fact that the nutritional stats and benefits are so great.

I can’t review the products until after my comp now as I’m too close to the shows and have cut protein powders out of my diet in favour of real foods.

But just as soon as I can, I’ll test all the products out and let you know what I think. In fact, I think I’m going to do a weekly blog post featuring a recipe incorporating one of my GOOD Hemp products. Can’t wait! If you have any requests for things you’d like me to try and make, or for types of recipes (shakes, smoothies, cakes, sweet breads, cookies, muffins…?), do let me know.

Until then, thank you GOOD Hemp for contacting me, I’m delighted to be one of your sponsored athletes.

GOOD Hemp’s products are all made from ingredients grown and produced in the UK. You can follow them on Twitter here and Facebook here (you’ll hear about lots of special offers!)

thefitwriter gets a sponsor! GOOD Hemp nutrition is a post from The Fit Writer blog.

Nicola Joyce – the Fit Writer – is a freelance copywriter and journalist who writes for the sport and fitness industry. Her main website is here.

12 Responses to thefitwriter gets a sponsor! GOOD Hemp nutrition

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  2. Juliet says:

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!! That’s awesome. I’ve never tried hemp protein? HMM


  3. Fiona says:

    As a lactose intolerant nob, I will gave to try this when I next order!


    • thefitwriter says:

      Do! I’ve only tried the gym shake in chocolate but it’s lovely – the hemp gives it an earthy taste which makes the chocolatey taste really deep and rich. I like that it’s less sweet than whey/casein, too – the hemp takes the edge off the sweetness.


  4. fitterreally says:

    Hi Nicola have just started reading your blog and love it 🙂 I’d love to try hemp protein but Australia (where i live) has a big no-no on them at the moment 😦 (no hemp products for human consumption..i’ve seen hemp flour for sale for pet consumption though..)


    • thefitwriter says:

      Hi there and thanks for reading! I think you’re my furthest-away reader 😀 How strange about the no-hemp rule over there, do you know why? Thanks again for stopping by and let me know if there’s ever anything you want me to blog about 🙂


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  6. Congratulations!!!! That is SO exciting and wonderful! I love hemp protein. It’s so mixable and creamy!


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