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Return Policy

August 4th, 2014 (No Comments)

Our business relies on word of mouth marketing and we will bend over backwards to make sure our customers are satisfied. If you are not completely satisfied, for any reason at all, we will return your money in full. Simply, contact us and let us know the reason for your dissatisfaction and we will provide […]

Will you ship outside of the United States?

June 26th, 2014 (1 Comment)

Mike’s Mix will ship anywhere in the world! We have shopped around for the best rates and have found that USPS priority mail is the quickest and least expensive option. To Canada and Mexico we can ship one of any unit, including an 8lb bag of recovery drink, for $40.95 (shipping cost) and two of […]

Whey Protein: Concentrate versus Isolate

May 15th, 2013 (2 Comments)

Whey protein is commercially available in a number of different forms and concentrations. The two most common forms are whey protein concentrate and whey protein isolate. At Mike’s Mix, we have researched and experimented with both varieties, and currently use a high quality concentrate for our recovery drinks and protein powder. Although the two varieties […]

Adding Protein to your Post-Workout Recovery Drink

May 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

Want more Protein after your workout? Mike’s Mix’s recovery drinks provide 12 grams of protein per two scoop serving and the ratio of carbohydrate to protein is 4:1.  Research has demonstrated that this ratio increases the rate of glycogen formation compared to carbohydrate alone, but as to date, there have been no studies comparing greater […]

Internet Customer Service: An Oxymoron?

May 10th, 2013 (1 Comment)

It’s difficult to describe a commitment to customer service in just a couple of sentences. Additionally, many of us have become desensitized to clichés, such as commitment, dedication and money back guarantee that companies frequently use to describe their service. Too often, these words are only lip service, especially when dealing with online businesses where […]

Mike’s Mix Samples

May 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

  Individual serving packets available: Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink-Original  Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink-Chocolate Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink-Tangerine Cream Melissa’s Mix-Chocolate Brownie Melissa’s Mix-Tangerine Cream Mike’s Mix Sports Drink-Lemon-aid Mike’s Mix All-Natural, Unflavored Whey Protein Mike’s Mix Protein First-Chocolate You can try any of our products for free (we do ask that you pay shipping costs). […]

Playlists to get you moving

May 1st, 2013 (1 Comment)

Are you getting bored with the same old playlist on your run?  We’ve come up with two up-beat, high energy playlists, made up of songs that maybe you don’t hear all the time. They are guaranteed to get your blood flowing and get you through that last mile (or last stretch of your workout)! Listed below […]

There are no Health Foods

April 18th, 2013 (16 Comments)

by Michael Lohre, MS Contrasting advice on what constitutes healthy eating It is my perspective that an aura of confusion exists amongst dieters, the media, and even health care professionals as to what constitutes a healthy diet.  It seems a daily occurrence that I run across information touting the health benefits of a certain food […]

A Protein Cost Comparison

April 11th, 2013 (4 Comments)

In recent years protein has become a very popular commodity, both domestically and abroad. Consequently, the cost of protein has increased dramatically and will most likely continue this upward trend. Much has been written about identifying foods that are high in protein, however this article is written for the prudent consumer searching for the best […]

A few tips for staying active

April 5th, 2013 (1 Comment)

It’s that time of year when everyone I know is chomping at the bit to get outside and enjoy the spring weather. The snow is melting and the sunshine is warm against the skin, it’s a nice treat after a long, cold winter (and this one has been a dozy). With the nicer weather, activity […]

Flaxseed Recipe Ideas

March 17th, 2013 (No Comments)

Flax seeds, with their high concentration of omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, have been widely touted as a health food.  Because of the potential health benefits and their unique nutty flavor, Mike’s Mix has added finely ground flax seed to its product line.  Mike and I try daily to creatively include flax seed in our […]

Cold Weather Running

March 12th, 2013 (1 Comment)

March has arrived and if you’re like me, you’ve got the itch to get outside and go running. Living in Wisconsin, if often seems that spring is a long time in coming. This year is no exception as the air is still cold and the snow is still falling throughout much of the country.  But why should […]

Avocado-Spinach Smoothie

March 8th, 2013 (1 Comment)

It’s like mission impossible in my house when trying to get my children to eat anything green, or vegetables of any color for that matter. Unfortunately, I’m often not the best role model and rely on Mike for the nutrition management of our household. Even though I know the health benefits of consuming vegetables, especially […]

Nutrition and Exercise Induced Muscle Soreness

March 7th, 2013 (No Comments)

Exercise Induced Muscle Soreness: Common and Annoying Almost every athlete has experienced exercise induced muscle soreness at one time or another. This soreness is often referred to as delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) because symptoms usually present 12 to 48 hours after cessation of exercise. Muscle soreness can be extremely annoying as it limits your […]

Strawberry and Tangerine Cream Smoothie

February 27th, 2013 (1 Comment)

My favorite smoothie recipes are simple, easy to prepare and taste great.  This one is no exception. It’s tart, sweet and creamy and is often my sole motivation for going on a run. An added bonus: The fruit provides considerable nutritional and health benefits. Ingredients: 2 scoops of Tangerine Cream (Mike’s Mix or Melissa’s Mix) […]