LYFT Clean Caffeine Energy Stir Stick Review

As a Sweat Pink Ambassador and member of Fit Approach, I was given the opportunity to try LYFT Clean Caffeine Energy Stir Sticks at no charge, in exchange for writing a review of their product.  Even though I was given the product for free, all opinions are 100% my own.

On Friday afternoon two stir sticks arrived in a little package.  The packaging says that the 125 mg of caffeine is derived from green coffee bean extract.  A serving size is one stick, which contains no calories and supposedly has a clean taste; however, after a few sips it had a slightly different taste that I didn’t want in my water.  It was so subtle that I’m sure it wouldn’t be noticeable in juice or another flavored drink, but I like my water to taste like water.

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A Starbucks 12-ounce brewed coffee has 260 mg of caffeine, but since I’m not a coffee drinker, I decided to compare the 125 mg caffeine stick to other caffeinated drinks that might cross my lips:

12-ounce Diet Dr. Pepper – 42 mg caffeine
1-tube Zipfizz – 100 mg caffeine
12-ounce Starbucks hot chocolate – 20 mg caffeine

The process is easy; simply remove the label from the stick and stir into your preferred beverage…

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Here’s what the stick looked like after I stirred out the powder that was packed in the tiny holes…

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While I like the concept of adding caffeine to other drinks if you’re not a coffee drinker and would like a little boost first thing in the morning, this product isn’t for me.  On the two days I tried Pure LYFT, I felt completely normal, and as if I’d had any other caffeinated drink.  I didn’t get a headache from having too much or too little caffeine and I had no negative reactions; however, I don’t see myself purchasing the product.

If you’re interested in giving Pure LYFT a try, use code WELCOME to get free shipping.  Prices range from $2.08 to $3.00 each depending on how many you buy.

If you’re interested, you can follow Pure LYFT on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

While we’re talking about caffeine today, just a friendly reminder that when taking in any caffeinated drinks, keep in mind that caffeine is a diuretic and can cause dehydration.  Drink plenty of water to replace those lost fluids.  You’ll feel much better and be glad you did!

  • Questions:
  • Are you a coffee drinker?
  • If so, Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, or another?
  • Do you use caffeinated fuels on your runs?

6 comments

    • I volunteered thinking I would love the product added to my water on the mornings that I wanted a caffeine boost, but when I noticed a slight taste, I wasn’t a fan. I know it’s a lot cheaper than a Starbucks coffee, but since I’m not already paying for a morning coffee, I don’t want to spend the extra money especially since I wasn’t 100% thrilled.

    • Good for you! Luckily, caffeine doesn’t seem to bother my tummy too much… at least not as much as desserts and other fatty foods! I guess it’s just another good reason to stay away from them.

  1. I’ve never heard of something like this. I am a coffee drinker, and have finally gotten to where my stomach will tolerate a cup of coffee before my long runs. It used to upset my stomach, so I’d have to wait until after and I’d often get a terrible headache from that. If I hadn’t gotten my coffee issue worked out, I might have looked to a product like this to get my caffeine fix!
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    • You would probably be the perfect candidate since you need the the caffeine before your runs. LYFT Sticks are a genius idea.

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