Triathlete Joins Rockin’ Refuel Team

PHOENIX — Rockin’ Refuel® by Shamrock Farms announced today that professional triathlete TJ Tollakson has joined Team Rockin’ Refuel, an elite group of athletes and fitness advocates who drink the full line of protein milk beverages to help fuel muscle building and recovery. Tollakson will appear in a national advertising campaign titled “Rockin'” spotlighting athletes who drink the protein beverages that start with real milk and end with real results.

Originally from Des Moines, Iowa, Tollakson has been competing in elite triathlon competitions since 2001 and has finished in the top 10 more than 60 times – 23 of which were at the top of the podium. Tollakson relies on Rockin’ Refuel after each workout because it has the 2:1 carb to protein ratio to help his muscles recover faster so his strict training regimen isn’t delayed.

“In order to perform at my best as a triathlete, I have to be a student of nutrition so my body is able recover faster and stronger after each workout and race,” said Tollakson. “Rockin’ Refuel provides athletes with the balance of carbohydrates and high-quality protein they need to rebuild tired muscles so they are ready to perform the next day.  And it’s made with real milk so it tastes amazing”

Rockin’ Refuel is available in two formulas designed for athletes looking for muscle recovery or to build muscle:

  • Rockin’ Refuel for muscle recovery is the protein beverage of choice at more than 150 college and university athletic departments and is also available in a No Sugar Added formula that has 50 percent less sugar and 20 percent fewer calories. Made with real milk, it has grown in popularity among competitive athletes because of its great taste, natural protein and 2:1 carb to protein ratio – proven to be the ideal ratio to maximize muscle recovery.
  • Rockin’ Refuel for muscle building is packed with 30 grams of high-quality protein and only six grams of sugar to provide athletes with all the protein they need to build muscle without the carbs and sugar they don’t need.  And it’s made with real milk so it tastes great without any chalky aftertaste.

Visit to learn more about the different product offerings from Rockin’ Refuel and to find the protein beverage that will help you get the results you want, no matter what type of athlete you are. All Rockin’ Refuel products are available in 12 oz. bottles at select retailers nationwide; select varieties are available in 11 oz. sizes.

About Shamrock Farms

Shamrock Farms, one of the largest family-owned dairies in the country,  manufactures the brands Rockin’ Refuel, protein-fortified flavored milk and Shamrock Farms Mmmmilk, which can be found in all 22,000 SUBWAY® Restaurants nationwide. Headquartered in Phoenix, Shamrock Farms has its own farm hosting a herd of more than 10,000 cows, and was founded in 1922 in Tucson, Arizona.