First thing and last thing is the FAQ

*Note: This article is intended for our Canadian customers.


Whether you have already purchased First thing and last thingOr you’re thinking about trying them, we want to make sure you have all the information you need about our premium supplement combinations.

We put together this FAQ to address common questions you may have about FIRST THING and LAST THING.

Pro tip: Learn more about FIRST THING and LAST THING here.

General first thing and last thing FAQs

The first and last thing can be used with any Beachbody nutrition plan like 2B Mindset, Portion Fix and the 4 Week Gut Protocol?

Yes, can be used with FIRST THING and LAST THING 2B mentality and part fix: First thing is “freebie” in 2B mindset and “free” in part fix

You can also use first thing and last thing 4 week bowel protocol.

Although the first item contains a small amount of non-GMO soluble corn fiber (less than 1 gram per serving), this gut-healthy source of fiber should not present a problem when using it during the 4-week Gut Protocol program, especially in such small amounts.

Can I take the first thing in addition to other Beachbody supplements?

Yes, the first thing offers a different benefit than Shakeology and other Beachbody supplements However, we do not recommend mixing the first thing with Other Beachbody Supplements

You can continue using your existing Beachbody supplements throughout the rest of your day. Below are tips on how to incorporate the first thing into your daily routine when using other Beachbody supplements:

  • Shakeology: Use Shakeology in the morning as your daily dose of concentrated nutrients. It can be taken before or after FIRST THING. Be sure to always follow the directions for use on the packaging.
  • Collagen: Collagen can be used when taking the first thing. Be sure to always follow the directions for use on the packaging.
  • Power Greens: Can be taken as usual. Be sure to always follow the directions for use on the packaging.
  • Focused Energy: Be sure to check how you feel first before using caffeinated products like Focused Energy Boost. Depending on your sensitivity to caffeine and the amount you consume during the day, you can still use both products during the day. Be sure to always follow the directions for use on the packaging.
  • Digestive Health: Can be taken as usual. Be sure to always follow the directions for use on the packaging.
  • Beachbody Performance Energy: Before you use a caffeinated product like Energize, check how you feel first thing after taking it. Be sure to always follow the directions for use on the packaging.
  • restore: Recover can be used when taking FIRST THING. Be sure to always follow the directions for use on the packaging.
  • Hydrate: Hydrate can be used first thing to take. Be sure to always follow the directions for use on the packaging.
  • bevy: BEVVY can be used when taking FIRST THING. We recommend you use it twice a day for best results. Be sure to always follow the directions for use on the packaging.

Can FIRST THING and LAST THING be used with any Beachbody fitness plan?

Yes, First Thing and Last Thing can be used with any Beachbody fitness plan.

First thing and last thing gluten-free?

no Out of an abundance of caution, we do not call products gluten-free until we can confirm that the finished product meets Health Canada’s standards for gluten-free.

In the future we will need continued testing to be able to label these products as gluten-free.

What is the first thing and the last thing children eat?

The First Thing and The Last Thing were made for adults We recommend first thing and last thing to be consumed by adults 18 years and older only.

First thing is the FAQs

First thing's bag

Does the first thing contain caffeine?

Yes. One scoop of the first thing contains 25 mg of caffeine from green tea leaves.

For reference, a scoop/stick pack of Beachbody Performance Energies contains 100 mg of caffeine: about the same as a cup of coffee.

If you’re sensitive to caffeine, first see how it affects you before consuming too much caffeine.

First thing is plant based?

Yes, the first thing is plant-based.

Does the first item contain artificial flavors or sweeteners?

First of all, it contains no artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives.

Stevia leaf extract is the first thing to help sweeten.

The flavors used are plant derived compounds. The flavors we use are extracted using large-scale versions of old-world technology, such as copper distillation, stills or spinning cones (low temperature processes for delicate flavours). These methods simply concentrate flavor components so they can be used at a lower level to enhance flavor, such as a chef making a reduction or a coulis.

How does the first thing taste?

First thing formula has a strong, unique flavor profile from botanicals. Bitter botanicals contribute to the potency of this powerful formula.

For a lighter flavor, add extra water to your first ingredient during preparation.

Flavor Hacks: Here are some tips to adjust the flavor of the first thing to your liking:

  • Eat a small amount of honey or food immediately after you take the first thing
  • Mix with 2 oz. Fruit herbal teas such as hibiscus berries, or chilled juices
  • Prepare the first ingredient following the instructions on the bag and shake with ice before eating

Is FIRST THING safe for pregnant/nursing women?

Do not use the first item if you are pregnant.

See the label first for complete product information, including product warnings.

Last thing is the FAQs

Last things tub

Is the last thing that needs to be taken at a certain time every day?

The last thing you should take as part of your nighttime routine is before bed.

Is there anything I should avoid doing after taking the last thing?

Since the ingredients in the latter are meant to help you fall asleep, some people may feel drowsy or tired after taking it.

Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or drink alcohol after the last meal.

Is the last thing safe for pregnant/nursing women?

Do not use the latter if you are pregnant or breastfeeding

See end product label for complete product information including product warnings.

Can I buy the first item and the last item separately?

Yes, you can buy The First Thing and The Last Thing separately or bundled together as a subscription

Do I need to take both supplements – can I just use the first thing or the last thing?

While you don’t have to take both supplements, First Thing and Last Thing are two premium supplements that help take care of both your body and mind — day and night — to help manage the physical and mental stress you face every day.

With First and Last, you get a first-of-its-kind solution to help prepare you for whatever the day brings and get your mind and body going before bed.

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