Apple Orange Recovery Drink Smoothie
Thanks to a Mike’s Mix customer for coming up with this tasty and refreshing after workout smoothie. He used a full serving of fruit and a bit of water to create a great recovery smoothie. Adding apples to this recovery smoothie will provide a source of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber helps […]
Mango Whey Protein Smoothie
This is as simple as it gets folks…and it tastes great too! Just buy some frozen mangoes and Mike’s Mix Whey Protein and you’re in for one of the best whey protein smoothies you’ve ever had! Mangoes are a great source of vitamins including: Vitamin A, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C. They are also a […]
Freaky Athlete Friday #1
Welcome to Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink’s Freaky Athlete Friday! Get ready to be amazed and inspired by the human potential for athleticism! Each Friday Mike will post a video that demonstrates super-human displays of strength, flexibility, power, speed and agility that won’t fail to make your jaw drop. These videos are meant to help you […]
Strawberry Banana Recovery Drink Smoothie
Mmmmm, better than any concrete mixer! Another easy yet delicious fruit smoothie recipe. This one comes from a Mike’s Mix customer. She uses a lot of fruit and a little milk to produce a thick and fruity summer dream. Eat with a spoon! Smoothie Ingredients: 2 to 3 scoop serving of Original or Tangerine Cream […]
Strawberry Recovery Drink Smoothie
Strawberry Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink Smoothie. I will quickly lose interest in a recipe, either for smoothies or a dinner entree, if the process is too complicated, time consuming or I find that I would have to make a special trip to the grocery store to get half the ingredients. As such, my favorite recipes are […]
Advice for Gaining Muscle Mass
I received the following question from a customer interested in gaining muscle mass and thought I would share my response: Question: I am a 30 year old skinny guy, and I have always had a hard time gaining weight. I am 5’8″, and I currently weigh 123 (this is high for me – I […]
Is 2 or 3 scoops the recommended serving size?
Question: On your website the suggested serving size for your recovery drink is 2 scoops but on the product label under the directions it says three overflowing scoops… so which is the recommended serving size? Answer: I can understand your confusion. When I launched Mike’s Mix I assumed a customer base of mostly endurance […]
Recovery Drink Fruit Smoothie
Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink Smoothies There’s really nothing more enjoyable than an ice cold Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink fruit smoothie after a hard workout. Original Mike’s Mix enhances the flavor of any frozen fruit and provides a sweet creamy base that blends up to the perfect ice cream like consistency. With limitless flavor options and […]
Does a Recovery Drink Help Prevent Muscle Cramping?
Question: I’ve been cramping a lot recently during exercise and would like to know if Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink would help prevent muscle cramps? Does stretching before a workout prevent this cramping or hasten recovery after cramping? Answer: I wish I could sell you a product that would remedy your muscle cramps, but alas I’m […]
What does the Original Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink Flavor Taste like?
The Original Mike’s Mix has no flavoring added. It is a testimony to the quality of the functional ingredients that they inherently taste good. A sweet cream is probably the best description of the subtle flavor, which is pleasant but not overpowering. The less water you mix with the original Mike’s Mix, the richer the […]
51 Year Old Skateboarder Catches Some Air
We are all getting older, how should we behave? I recently had a birthday. For those of you who forgot shame on you! As I rapidly approach 40, I, like many my age, are a bit melancholy about losing our youth. I’m certainly still a kid at heart and feel like I’m in the best shape of […]
It’s the Most Laziest Time of the Year!
Yup, Happy Holidays! The time between Thanksgiving and the New Year; health clubs are barren and running shoes and home workout equipment collect dust. The weather turns colder, days are shorter, and cravings for sweet deserts reach an all-time high. It is usually only at the New Year that people sober from this holiday lethargy […]
A good meal replacement shake?
Question: (from Doug a Mike’s Mix customer) I have been using your product for about a year now and I don’t look anywhere else for a recovery drink. As of late, I have taken a more serious approach to my daily nutrition. My hardest part of the day to plan is lunch. I just don’t […]
T. A. P. E. R.
One week away! Less than 7 days from now, at this moment, I’ll be swimming around Lake Mendota. Hopefully on my second loop or I’m in trouble. I love the word taper! I never really needed it until now. Last week, on my last long ride, I started out and within a few miles, I […]
Two weeks to go!
I’ve counted up the time left, 8 hours of training left before the big day! Gotta love the taper weeks. On my last long bike ride yesterday, I hit the proverbial mental wall, on the same location as last time, the long, boring Hwy G. The difference? I’d learned from past mistakes. I knew that […]