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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Is Chocolate Milk a Good Recovery Drink?

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A detailed examination of Chocolate Milk as a recovery drink.


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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