Getting In the Ring With Triple H & Stephanie McMahon for #MilkWins! (One on One Interview!)

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In our house we are Milk Experts.

We literally go through 3-4 gallons of milk per week. The baby still has milk before he goes to bed, my 4 year old loves his cereal and his chocolate milk. I personally love a tall glass randomly and my hubby loves his cereal and occasional chocolate milk as well. We even know the best places to buy the best kind of milk (BJs milk lasts for what seems like forever) and the worst place (we no longer buy milk from the corner bodega).

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#milkwins Protein Fight Club

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The wonderful folks at Got Milk kicked off their new #MilkWins campaign at the legendary Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn Heights. I have always known that there are wonderful benefits to milk, but there were some new ones that I learned as well!

#milkwins Protein Fight Club

When I entered the gym there was a wonderful spread of protein filled breakfast, and I was provided (quite appropriately) with a tall glass of milk. Which was simply delicious considering that I had just left my workout.

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#milkwins Protein Fight Club

There were some awesome boxers practicing in the ring too! I had never actually seen a boxing ring in person before so that was really cool. These guys and girls were so GOOD and fit!

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We got awesome introductions from the Got Milk team and we got to view some awesome cute short and funny videos about why Milk is the better choice over most alternative breakfast choices.

Triple H & Stephanie McMahon for #MilkWins

Got Milk has teamed up with the amazing Triple H and Stephanie McMahon (and other WWE superstars) to show how much of a great protein source that Milk is. I personally sat in awe because when I first met my husband 15 years again in high school, I was a WWE Superfan, right around the time The Rock was HUGE. So seeing them in person was so cool, and let me tell ya, my hubby was pretty darn jealous of me!!

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It was a understandably a bit of a media circus because of the amount of celebrity in the room:

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I was SO lucky to get a one on one interview with them! Getting into the ring was a bit of a challenge, one person held one rope up while another held one down and I barely slithered in the ring with my narrow skirt. (Who knew it was so hard to get in and out of the boxing ring?!!)

I was super nervous, but when Triple H looked at me and said “Hey, Nellie!” I knew I was going to be fine. Triple H and his wife Stephanie are extremely cool, down to earth and quite the funny pair. See my interview with them here:

Once I was finished, I was assisted out of the ring (again) and I made my way back to the real world, back to work. It truly was a fantastic event and I was honored to attend the #MilkWins event.

If you are a milk drinker, did you know all of the awesome benefits to milk? Are you a wrestling fan? Have you ever been in a boxing ring?

 

Nellie

Nellie

Mommy. Fitness Addict. Socialite.
Schnelle "Nellie" Acevedo is a busy mom of two young boys (2 and 5), she is a career woman by day and a self proclaimed fitness junkie by night. Brooklyn Active Mama is  a positive community that focuses on demonstrating to all women that you can always find time for fitness. She features a Weekly Wednesday Workout and a Friday Fitness Check-in series where she encourages her readers to check in and remain accountable for their fitness and nutrition goals weekly. Nellie also is a co-founder of the annual A Healthy U Conference which is a conference dedicated to helping women improve their mental, spiritual and physical health. In addition to getting in the gym 5 times weekly, Nellie is a licensed Zumba instructor in Brooklyn. Since beginning to blog Nellie has lost 27lbs (and counting)! You can find Nellie on TwitterInstagramFacebookPinterest, & Google Plus.
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  1. WOW!!! What a cool event…and all for milk, which is kind of funny. It’s something most people drink everyday but not something you really think about. I loved all your pics and what a great interview!! Thanks for sharing…
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    • exactly what the hubby said! He said that We will always be huge supporters of milk because of how much we go through! ;)

  2. I am not a milk drinker. Just recently I will indulge. My children are on a strawberry milk binge and can’t get enough. I try not to complain but at $7 a gallon for organic they are starting to hurt my pockets!
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  3. My brother was and still is a huge WWE fan and so passing this on for him to see and read, too. Looked like an awesome experience and seriously so happy you got to do this!!
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  4. THIS
    IS
    SO
    AWESOME!!!!
    how fun for you….and then for us.
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  5. I don’t drink milk unless its with my cereal normally the kids will have one glass a day but we are not big milk drinkers around here for a time my son was lactose intolerant he is just now starting to drink regular milk but we don’t give him too much. Looks like lots of fun not a wrestling fan but milk does do their bodies good *side eye*
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  6. I never drink milk – I don’t even put it on my cereal anymore (quit around high school after a bad experience with curdled milk!!).
    Very cool experience for you!!! Thanks for sharing all the pictures!!
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  7. So fun Nellie! :) Love it! We are big milk fans in our house, too! Especially the chocolate variety!-Ashley
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  8. Big milk drinkers here! And I get what you mean about the corner bodega NOT being the best choice. We go for the expensive stuff in this house, unfortunately. (for our wallets)
    Des was a late bloomer with milk. Scarlet drank it happily from 12 months on, but Des went from nursing to..nothing but water and food for awhile. Now he sucks it down!
    Anyway, great interview!!!
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  9. I don’t like milk so I don’t drink it and fancy all the lactose intolerant discovery and all really nixed it out of the equation. I love this post though. Super cool experience for you especially since you’ve been a fan since high school. Get your Oprah on boo :)
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  10. WHAT! You didn’t get to wrestle with Triple H? This is preposterous. I demand they re-do the entire event.
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  11. I can’t believe ya’ll drink all that milk. We keep it light on the milk at my house. I’m too afraid to offer my baby chocolate milk. She may never drink the regular stuff ever again!!! Cute event though.
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  12. Ok, I’m gonna start playing Six Degrees of Seperation with my friends. I’m always going to mention you and I will probably always win. You are getting to rub elbows with celebrities. HOW COOL!!!
    I don’t normally watch WWE but I caught their spin off show about the girls of WWE and I saw Stephanie McMahon.

    • haha, I think its so much fun, I am really just enjoying the ride at this point. Maybe I will have some stories to tell my grandkids :)

  13. I’m so impressed with your interviewing! I would have been so nervous! I used to drink milk every night with dinner growing up. Now I have it less frequently but I still like it!
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  14. I love boxing but not WWE. When I was a kid my grandpa watched WWE every week so I haven’t really seen anything since Andre the Giant was in the ring. I love reading about your fun adventures. I think milk is anexcellent choice after a workout. Next time wear a looser skirt. ;)
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    • I know Carli, you are SO right. I had NO idea I was going to be climbing and such. I just thought I’d take a few pics!!

  15. 01748009627366577931 says:

    Omg. I am so happy that you got the opportunity to meet Triple H and Stephanie. And for such a good cause!

  16. I’m not a huge fan of milk. I’ll drink it with certain foods like chocolate pound cake and red velvet cake! I always have to put ice in it. I put on cereal, but never drink the leftover milk in the bowl. RJ is taking after me, though he has been drinking more lately. Hubby loves milk, but I’ve had us drinking 2% so long that he hates the taste of whole milk now! You’re also right about finding the right stores to buy milk. We buy organic from Publix it lasts a very long time. I’ve tried to milk from other places, but didn’t get as much shelf life.
    I know enough about WWE to know Triple H and Stephanie are big deals!! So cool!!

  17. This is so cool, you seriously attend the coolest events. I love milk too and by the way you are totally a star hanging out with the cool kids in town :)
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