UPDATE: Boot Camp In A Bottle – 7 Day Detox
UPDATE: The owner of Boot Camp has now responded to all the customers who have commented below. I have published his response in the comments. Please do read before purchasing anything from this company.
I am all for a January detox. After spending Christmas in Italy, eating and drinking my way through copious amounts of rich cheeses, wine, meats and Panettone, whilst visiting a very chilly Venice and the beautiful Belluno (with a bit of skiing in between), I am definitely in need of losing a few pounds.
I jumped on the scales when I got back to England and was pushing 9 st 4Ibs…ouch. I’m only 5’ 4’’ so even a few extra pounds really shows. I was approached by Boot Camp before Christmas to trial the product, with a group of others, so I thought there was no better time to give it a go.
With the help of fitness consultant Ross Fleming, who devised a series of gentle daily exercises for us, we spent a day with the Boot Camp team finding out more about the product.
Boot Camp In A Bottle is essentially a food replacement weight loss programme, but what I really like about the product is that it is made using 100% natural ingredients (i.e. no added sugar) and gives your body all the nutrients it requires for the day. So many food supplements or weight loss programmes are piled full of sugar and additives, so I’m not a fan at all. But, if you’re looking for a quick weight loss or detox solution to squeeze into that dress and, like me, you don’t want to end up feeding your body with loads of additives and sugars then Boot Camp In A Bottle is a great solution.
How It Works?
Boot Camp comes in powder form and you mix a few teaspoons with a glass of water to create the drink. A tub costs just £39.99, so it won’t break the bank, and it should last for about 7 days. The powder contains natural psyllium seed and husks, which expand in your stomach to fill you up and as the drink has no calories it forces your body to start burning its fat cells. A lot of weight loss programmes say the drink “fills you up” and it really doesn’t, but what is fantastic about Boot Camp is it really does. My 6’ 2’’ boyfriend gave it a try for 3 days and he managed to keep on track, so much so that all the women in his office went out to buy the product because they were amazed that he hadn’t eaten over the 3 days.
TIP: If you’re not looking to lose lots of weight, I’d recommend maybe just replacing one or two meals with the drink, then having a healthy and low GI dinner. Possibly chicken or fish with steamed vegetables and new potatoes.
How Did I Do?
I found it really strange at first. I wasn’t hungry as such, but I missed the action of eating. After the first couple of days though, I started to feel really great – my energy levels rocketed and because I was feeding my body with all the nutrients it needed for the day, rather than putting strain on it with coffee, alcohol and junk foods, my body felt light and clean and my skin/eyes so much clearer. After the 7 days I jumped on the scales and I was 8 st 11Ilbs, I’d lost half a stone in a week!
Visit BootCampFoods.com for more details.
Emily @FashionBite xx