PrettyFit Fitness Subscription Box Review + Coupon- May 2016
PrettyFit is a women’s fitness and health subscription box. You can preview the boxes before they ship and skip any month you aren’t interested in. You can also request to receive a different pack if it is still available, instead of the current month’s pack. This review is for the 2016 Resolution Pack.
This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
The Subscription Box: PrettyFit
The Cost: $49 with subscription, $55 for one-time purchase of any pack
COUPON: Use code WELCOME20 to 20% off any subscription.
The Products: Health and fitness snacks, food, supplements, etc.
Ships to: US (free for members and including APO and FPO addresses)
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This box doesn’t typically come with an information card, but the list of products and more information will usually be available online if you are interested.
PrettyFit BCAA Burn (30 servings) – Value $39.99
This is new since the last time I reviewed a PrettyFit box, but you can now buy at least some of the PrettyFit branded items on their website, including this BCAA supplement. What I like about this is that it doesn’t have any stimulants so it won’t keep me up at night, plus I feel like BCAA supplements help me retain muscle while losing fat. I used this at half strength, which is what I do with all products of this type, and I thought it tasted all right and dissolved better than my usual BCAA powder.
Bite Fuel Power Bites Protein Cookies in Chocolate Chip (3 oz) – Value $3.49
I liked these. They were quite soft but they had a little bit of a grainy texture (I mean that in a good way, like you get with snickerdoodles). They were high in sugar, though, and there weren’t many chocolate chips. But I actually loved the texture and would eat them again just for that.
Bite Fuel Protein Granola Trail Mix in Blue Mango (1.5 oz) – Value $1.99
Bite Fuel Protein Granola Trail Mix in Banana Apple (1.5 oz) – Value $1.99
I used both of these in a muffin recipe (what I do with most of my granola samples these days). I like that there were a couple of flavors (and a couple of products from the same brand, for that matter).
Hydracup – Value $11.99
This is a fancy shaker cup that helps break up clumps (among other features). Definitely a useful thing to have if you consume protein shakes or preworkout supplements.
Nogii Protein Powder in Vanilla Bean (0.74 oz) – Value $1.65
Nogii Protein Powder in Cocoa Chocolate (0.78 oz) – Value $1.62
These are gluten-free protein powders that include whey and quinoa as protein sources. I’ve had them before and I’m a fan of both. I kind of like getting samples of such things because I only use maybe a tablespoon a day, and the samples last me plenty long.
Sportea (1 bag) – Value $0.50
This tea has been around for a couple of decades but it’s new to me. It has a lot of vitamin C added and is a blend of green and black teas with ginger, eleuthero root (aka Siberian ginseng), and yerba mate. It tastes vaguely familiar to me but I think this is a popular ingredient blend.
Amrita Mango Coconut Energy Bar (1.8 oz) – Value $2.25
This is free of pretty much every major allergen. However, to me it just tastes like a date bar and it is kind of high in sugar. Don’t get me wrong, I like it, but there isn’t much making it stand out from other date bars I’ve had lately.
Amrita Chocolate Maca Protein Bar (2.12 oz) – Value $2.25
On the other hand, I enjoyed this a lot. I could definitely taste the maca but this had a soft (but not crumbly) texture and the chocolate was excellent.
There was also some product literature in the box.
Verdict: I calculated a value of about $67.72 for this PrettyFit box. PrettyFit advertises it as being over $80 in value and it would be if you used MSRP for the products – I opted to use the actual price a customer would pay (rather than MSRP), which results in a bit lower value. However, for a box consisting entirely of food, it’s an excellent value for the cost. And it is above the price of the box by a fair amount. I was happy with the assortment of products (everything will get used up!) and am wishing I still had some of those cookies…
This subscription seems to alternate between supplement-heavy months and protein bar/powder/etc. heavy months. What I like is that you can customize it – if a certain month is not for you, you can skip or request an alternate pack. This makes it a great subscription for vegetarians, because you can take the protein boxes and skip any gelatin-containing supplements. Many of the items are also gluten free. This subscription is probably not a good choice for vegans, however, because I see a lot of honey, dairy, and sometimes egg.
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