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Two weeks to go!

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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 […]

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Learning …

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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 […]

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A Walk Through the Woods of Southern Wisconsin

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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 […]

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Serving Size Recommendations for a Recovery Drink

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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, […]

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

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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 […]

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Practice makes … perfect?

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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, […]

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Who likes running? I’m trying to

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I’ve heard of people who love running.  I’ve heard there is supposed to be a runner’s high.  I may have experienced that once or twice in my life when I was in running shape.   There’s a lot of mental work in running, I think. In the past, running was what I had to do for […]

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Chocolate Mike’s Mix has arrived!

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The wait is over!  Mike’s Mix now has a brand new, absolutely delicious flavor for its recovery drink – Chocolate!  If you like chocolate then you will love this new formula. The rich, chocolaty flavor will keep you salivating through your hard workouts in anticipation for this heavenly reward.    Reasonably Priced!  At the same […]

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Common Weight Loss Mistakes: #1 Low-Calorie Diets Don’t Work!

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Having been a personal trainer for the past 13 years I have had the opportunity to guide, encourage, and support hundreds of clients with goals involving weight loss and shaping.  I have seen great successes and triumphs, but I have also witnessed frustration and failure. Although it is always painful to see clients fall short […]

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Where’s the connection?

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How do I know Mike?  He has been in my life since December of 2006 and my personal fitness trainer for several years.  During this time I’ve been through some life changes; some changes positive, others, let’s just call challenging.  A few months ago, Mike mentioned that I am “interesting” – hmmm, was that a […]

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Can I be made of Iron?

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My name is Liliana River, and I want to complete my first Ironman Event in September 2011. You up for following me on this journey? I’ll be “docu-blogging” my trials and tribulations as I push myself to complete this event. Anyway, who am I? I’m a mid-40’s female who works as a police officer for […]

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Sugar in a Recovery Drink

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by Michael J. Lohre MS, ACSM-HFI I have received several e-mails from potential buyers of Mike’s Mix who are concerned about the high level of “sugar” in the recovery drink. Mike’s Mix has a whopping 40 grams of sugar in each serving. I applaud these consumers for reading food and supplement labels with a critical […]

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Mixing Instructions and Serving Size

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Included in both the 4-pound tub and 8-pound bag of Mike’s Mix is a clear plastic scooper. Sometimes the scooper becomes buried in shipping and you may have to take some time to look for it within the product. Three heaping scoops of Mike’s Mix is the suggested serving size of 100 grams. If you […]

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Is Chocolate Milk a Good Recovery Drink?

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A detailed examination of Chocolate Milk as a recovery drink.

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Visualization and running, the key to efficient form

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by Mike Lohre MS, HFI As runners we are all searching for new training techniques that will allow us to become faster and stronger. A sure method for lowering your race times is to focus on improving running efficiency. One means of accomplishing this is through strength training, especially of the core musculature. However, a […]

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