We're going to get straight to the point. Developing new flavors of Après is hard AF. The drink has a complex set of ingredients (hello 4 types of organic plant protein + organic virgin coconut oil + organic coconut water) and it's shelf stable (doesn't need to be refrigerated). Given these complexities, there are a lot of steps that we need to go through to get to our final, yummy drink.
Both protein and sugar are on the tip of every wellness junkies tongue given the incredibly important role they play in your workout recovery and overall health. This is why we spent the bulk of our time in the development process focused on our protein and sugar. Today, we are going to walk you through the 4 different proteins we selected for Après, why they are perfect for your body and the thinking behind our sweeteners and overall low sugar content. Read More
Coconut oil in our hair, on our face and in our coffee - we're down to use it in pretty much everything. It's moisturizing, energizing, healing and tastes pretty amazing in our opinion. Read More
At my core, I believe that to create a massive physical transformation, you have to put your mindset first. Read More
Sexiness is all about energy. It's the way that you move, speak and carry yourself that makes others feel attracted to you, and more importantly, helps harness your inner goddess. There are a variety of different things that you can do to strengthen that irresistibility, one of which is eating foods that help increase your sexual energy. Whether it's the texture, nutritional profile, or aroma that gets you in the mood, it's our pleasure to share 5 foods that will give your libido a big boost. Read More
The stress crisis is real. Whether it's stress at work, anxiety around money, or a panic attack after your latest bumble date. Stress is everywhere! Read More
A couple of years ago, my husband tried to get me to drink a protein shake after our workout. It was an awful experience. Not only did it taste terrible, but the ingredients were unrecognizable and I felt like a total gym bro chugging it. Although I knew that protein post-workout was good for me, I still had a mental hang up about consuming calories after I'd worked so hard to burn them off. Read More
Nowadays, our social feeds are dominated by beautiful images of artisanal acai bowls, sponsored ads for home delivery services offering fresh, organic produce, and an endless stream of influencers dishing out advice on the latest and greatest diet.
We all know the story. You book a lunchtime barre class, sandwiched in between meetings and phone calls, only to find yourself three hours post-sweat ravenously hungry and on a rampage to find food. It's called hAnger, and it's the worst feeling. Not to mention terrible for your body and brain. Read More
Despite the thrill of sales coming through and seeing Après in the hands of people other than ourselves, the most exciting part of the last week has been the support and excitement that we've seen from you all, our community. Après was born from this community. Read More
We are former athletes, fitness instructors, personal trainers and recreationalists that love a good sweat sesh and really enjoy taking care of ourselves. Our love for exercise and a strong, healthy body is what inspired us to start this company in the first place.
We've also grown up feeling pressures from the outside world to look a certain way, fit into a certain pant size, or eat less and exercise more for that "perfect body".
Many out there may argue that routine is lethal. I would agree that when used incorrectly, routine can be a slow death. But, I also truly believe that routine is key to winning your day, and can make you more powerful than you know. Read More