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Recovery Drink Fruit Smoothie

April 19th, 2012 (No Comments)

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?

March 8th, 2012 (5 Comments)

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?

February 6th, 2012 (6 Comments)

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

January 27th, 2012 (1 Comment)

  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!

December 7th, 2011 (2 Comments)

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?

September 8th, 2011 (7 Comments)

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.

September 4th, 2011 (1 Comment)

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!

August 28th, 2011 (No Comments)

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 […]

Learning …

August 19th, 2011 (No Comments)

I started this journey without really understanding the extent of commitment one should make to the Ironman. I thought I could haphazardly train for it; spending more time on sports I enjoyed and consider it “cross training”. Well, I guess we’ll find out soon enough if that theory will work for me. I’ve learned a […]

A Walk Through the Woods of Southern Wisconsin

June 27th, 2011 (No Comments)

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence. -Henry David Thoreau Running Mike’s Mix is more than enough to keep myself busy. However, I’ve learned the importance of not becoming complacent with a single endeavor to avoid staleness. With Mike’s Mix, much of my day is spent […]

Is Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink Gluten Free?

June 14th, 2011 (2 Comments)

Yes, Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink is Gluten Free.  Gluten is a protein composite present in grass-like grains, most notably wheat http://gluten-intolerance-symptoms.com/. Many people are finding they are intolerant of gluten or allergic to it and are trying to eliminate it from their diets.  This is quite an undertaking because gluten is ubiquitous in the American diet.  Mike’s […]

Serving Size Recommendations for a Recovery Drink

June 14th, 2011 (22 Comments)

The composition of Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink is the optimal blend of nutrients to facilitate every athlete’s recovery from strenuous exercise.  However, like all aspects of nutrition, the amount of post-workout supplementation should be unique and customized for each individual.  A universal serving size is not appropriate for a population who differ in size, gender, […]

Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink Fitness Challenge – Win Mike’s Mix: Exercise #1 One-legged Pistol Squat on Ball

April 28th, 2011 (2 Comments)

Click here to see one-footed pistol squat on ball Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink fitness challenge is an opportunity to test oneself with a series of very difficult exercises that require balance, strength, agility, and flexibility.  Although performing these exercises requires a great amount of athleticism, with enough focused training and time, a healthy individual should […]

Practice makes … perfect?

March 20th, 2011 (No Comments)

I’m not sure I’d go THAT far, but running week after week, building on the previous “success”, is making this task easier.  I can feel the progress when I go jog for an hour, and am not terribly tired at the end of the jog.  It’s even better when the next morning I’m not sore, […]

Can Lactose Intolerant Individuals use Mike’s Mix Recovey Drink?

March 1st, 2011 (8 Comments)

Question and Answer: Q: I am lactose intolerant. Should I avoid Mike’s Mix, which contains whey protein concentrate? How much lactose is in your product? Should I be looking for a pure whey protein isolate instead? A: There is no such thing as “pure” whey protein. Whey protein is offered in a concentrated form where […]