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Hydration Drink: another use for Mike’s Mix

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By Mike Lohre MS HFI Step right up and get your container of Mike’s Magical Mix. It facilitates recovery after a workout, gets tough stains out of clothes, cures the common cold, and also makes a great hydration drink. Alright, that might be overstating the possible uses of Mike’s Mix, but in addition to a […]

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Coming Home

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The whole family and I decided to take a four day camping and rock climbing trip to Jackson Falls in southern Illinois. Now I would venture that aesthetic camping and rock climbing are not the first things you would think of when picturing Illinois. I was also skeptical a few years back when a friend […]

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The Limitations of Sports Drinks

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Carbohydrates are the premier fuel source for athletic activity providing energy at a much higher rate than fat. However, unlike fat our body has a limited supply of carbohydrates and when this supply is eliminated we “bonk” or “hit the wall”. During exercise your body relies on two sources for carbohydrate: stored carbohydrate in the […]

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Used Road and Tri-bicycles

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I am a big proponent of buying used bikes. Whenever I have a friend or a client in the market for a bike I steer them in the direction of buying one second hand over new. The biggest reason for this is that new bikes can be really expensive! Like used cars, as soon as […]

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A Few Good Reasons to Race

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As a personal trainer I’m always encouraging my clients that don’t compete to enter local races and events. Most of these individuals run or bike, but I also have skiers, swimmers and paddlers. For the ambitious recreational athlete there are events that incorporate all these activities and more. When I broach my clients on the […]

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