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Kaizen Cleanse Review – Do Not Waste Your Money

No Longer a Daily Review

So I started the Kaizen cleanse on Friday.  You can see my first post here.

 

Friday

You drink these two green sludge “cleanse” drinks.  Take my advice if you try this out yourself, do not mix with water.  They still taste awful but are definitely better when taken as a shot.  Close your eyes and drink it down.  First night I took 5 of the pills that they say to take every other day unless they are not working in which case you can take them every night for up to 7 nights in a row.

Saturday

The next morning I woke with incredibly dry mouth, very bad gas and that’s about it.  After sticking to my clean eating diet all day and drinking down two more of the foul tasting “cleanse” shots I took another dose of the pills before bedtime.

Sunday morning I felt absolutely awful.  Dry mouth is an understatement, no matter how much water I drank I was thirsty.  Tried to go to the gym as usual and felt dizzy.  I still had awful bloating and gas.  Though this time I finally was able to “go”.  In fact a few times.

AND I’m DONE

Did not last the full 7 days on this.  Granted if I ever need a laxative I guess they are in the cupboard if I’m, stuck.

Final Opinion

The ingredients of this cleanse are essentially natural diuretics and laxatives.  Which is actually why I chose it.  However I would not suggest this.  Water loading to get rid of bloat which I am doing this week anyways in order to get ready for a photo-shoot, along with low fat, high fibre food and you’ll get much the same results in a much healthier way and without having to feel awful.

 

kaizen cleanse day 1 review

disclaimer:  I am not paid for this review.

so, going into a competition I would never dream of doing a cleanse.  I am a natural athlete with UFE and I have never and would never “cheat”.  However I am going into a photoshoot with Rick Oliver and I am not on point from where I would like to be.  I have been stressed out about this photo shoot since I decided to do it and I decided that as part of my peak week I would try a cleanse.  Going with my “body is a science experiment”.  Rick generally shoots physique and bodybuilders and I am a little tiny fitness / bikini model who loves to lift heavy and who also loves that I’m “trim”.  So. Last week I decided to try out a cleanse.

 

Cleanse decision

So. Not a whole lot went into this.  I will not do a “juice cleanse”.  I also will not starve myself for anybody. I work out 6-7 days a week at 5 am and I love that I lift heavy.   Getting ready for a competition is hard work and adds stress to your body.  While I want to look fabulous in my pictures I do not want to do a full competition prep – I just want to be “photoshoot ready”.  So, I decided to search for an easy to use cleans product.

 

Why review

I am doing a daily detailed review because while I found some great reviews of this product most were through people trying to sell it or Kaizen themselves.

 

Where I got it.

I bought this at www.supplementsource.ca  which is a london (home town) based company.  They had 2 cleanse products and this is the one I chose.

Off the point comment

Canada post is having major issues with finances.  Even though I drive past the supplement source website on my way home there is no pick up option.  Canada post picked up my order on the 11th, drove it to Mississauga to be processed and then drove it back to be delivered on the 14th.  Ya, there are some major issues in canada post. \

 

The product

Kaizen is essentially a natural herbal remedy with a diuretic and a cleanser.  You eat healthy and for the first two days you take the CLEANSE liquid detox purifier twice a day and for 7 days you take the overnight “diuretic”.  (They call it something else… whatever).  So its now day 1

 

DAY 1

Did a heavy leg day at the gym followed by 1.5 hours of pampering at the salon!  Came home to begin my cleanse.

Instructions say to have the first cleanse with 8-10 oz of water after b-fast.  I was a little late on that and poured green sludge cleanse liquid into my giant 1.6 litre water bottle and downed it.  Tasted like crap regadless of the label which reads naturally flavored apple / lemon.  No worries. Drank it up.  Ate normal all day.  Spinach and chicken salad for lunch, tilapia and b-sprouts for dinner and sesame seed snack this aft.

Around 8PM I took second cleanse shot.  It had tasted sooooo awful drink one I seriously plugged my nose and took it as a shot.  Taste is way better.

The Gross stuff.

This is supposed to clean out your kidneys, liver and refresh your skin.  I have pooped a few times today but not like I have pooped more like…. I went poo a lil bit a few times (TMI I know.).

Tonight

According to instructions I take 5 of the detox / cleanse (re: diuretic) pills tonight and see what happens.  Tomorrow I begin my water load and do my last major all over body deplete workout.

 

 

Status as of this afternoon:

 

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More update tomorrow.