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shake question

Mocha

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S: 14st5.5lb C: 12st5lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 27.1 Loss: 2st0.5lb(14.14%)
#3
I use the blade attachment on a hand blender rather than the whisk, seems to do the trick.
 

Lily

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S: 16st11.0lb C: 15st10.0lb G: 13st7.0lb BMI: 37.8 Loss: 1st1lb(6.38%)
#4
Sounds like you might need something with a bit more umph than your electric whisk.

Like Mocha and Eclipse, I use the blade attachment on my electric hand blender which (I think) is a Braun and packs 600W.

What make is your whisk and how many Watts is it?
 

mumto1

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S: 19st10lb C: 19st10lb G: 12st11lb BMI: 43.2 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#6
wow thanks for the fast replys.

not sure what make my mixer is, but i have a hand blender too. will dig that out and give it ago.

i love most flavours of the shakes just struggled getting tthe bits down lol.

thanks again for the help, off to find the hand blender xx
 
S: 20st0lb C: 16st7lb G: 12st12lb BMI: 36.2 Loss: 3st7lb(17.5%)
#7
I'm the same .. I use the blender rather than a whisk .. the whisk just seems to push it around rather than break it up.

Water first is best to stop the powder clumping to the sides of the jug; I dump all the powder in in one go and then blend for a good 30-40 seconds.
 
#8
I use a proper blender thing lol not the hand held ones, one with a jug ect lol its great :) no lumps so far! And makes me frothy lol
 
S: 17st7lb C: 16st13lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 36 Loss: 0st8lb(3.27%)
#9

chele80

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S: 17st3lb C: 12st10lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 27.9 Loss: 4st7lb(26.14%)
#10
I use the CD shaker- a good work out for your arms as well!
 
S: 11st10lb C: 11st10lb G: 10st1lb BMI: 28.1 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#11
I also use the CD shaker and i have a metal ball inside which when u shake it helps blend the mix. worked well for me so for xx

and it is a fab work out for the arms bingo wings disappearing lol but hard to find the energy to shake sometimes lol xx
 

sumayyah

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S: 23st6lb C: 17st7lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 44.8 Loss: 5st13lb(25.3%)
#13
i use either a shaker with the grid thingy in it or a shaker with the metal whisk ball in it

yep it takes effort to shake em but i count it as exercise.
and if im tired then i get my otherhalf to do it for me, lol
 

mumto1

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S: 19st10lb C: 19st10lb G: 12st11lb BMI: 43.2 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#14
thanks for the replys

might get a shaker tomorrow at wi, roughly how much are they so i can take plenty of money with me x
 

16to10

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S: 11st8lb C: 8st1lb G: 8st1lb BMI: 19.4 Loss: 3st7lb(30.25%)
#16
I bought a shaker from Boots ages ago. I just put everything in and shake really hard for about a minute and it does the job really well. No lumps at all.
 

sumayyah

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S: 23st6lb C: 17st7lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 44.8 Loss: 5st13lb(25.3%)
#17
i got my grid ones from holand and barrats for about £3 and i got 2 metal ball ones for £7 the two

think the cd shakers are £5
 

mudbabe

Fitness Freak!
S: 11st0lb C: 9st6lb G: 8st0lb BMI: 22 Loss: 1st8lb(14.29%)
#19
Discount supplements (online or ebay) do shakers for £1.50 ish inc postage!! I have 3 and they are great. They post really fast too.
 

Katyo

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S: 14st10lb C: 13st8lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 32.6 Loss: 1st2lb(7.77%)
#20
Hi, well done for persevering despite the lumps!! I cannot abide them and would rather go hungry!!
What works for me is a proper blender (with jug and base etc) and i add 250 mls water, the sachet and give it a quick whizz, then add almost an entire tray of ice and whizz for about a min. It is noisy as hell, but when it goes quiet you know its done! That will then give me about a pint of thick icy shake a bit like a cross between a slush puppy and a McDonalds milkshake ( sort of ;-) ) and it lasts for ages.
If you don't have a blender and intend to do Cambridge for a while I would def invest in one, or beg, borrow or steal!!!
Hope that helps,
happy blending!!!
Katy x
 


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