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 lose the scooper this amount is equivalent to about 2/3 of a cup.
Add water, milk, or juice to your Mike’s Mix serving in a container with a well secured water-tight lid, then shake contents for a few seconds or until all powder is dissolved. The addition of about 2 cups of liquid is a good place to start but the goal is to optimize taste and some experimentation will probably be required based on individual preference. Another very tasty option for Mike’s Mix is incorporation into a blender made smoothie, using frozen or fresh fruit, yogurt or ice cream. Note: Water dissolves more quickly than milk or juice and therefore may be easier on the stomach and more quickly absorbed when mixing Mike’s Mix.
Drink! Sipping your Mike’s Mix slowly over a 15-30 minute time frame will optimize absorption. Make sure that you are also sipping at least a quart of cool water in addition to your Mike’s Mix, this will aid tremendously in your recovery. Remember that your recovery is not complete after your Mike’s Mix. Plan on eating another high carbohydrate meal two hours post-workout and continue to sip water. If quality food is not available another Mike’s Mix will always do in a pinch. Enjoy!