recovery

Energy Balls

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  Getting sick of Gels and Sports Drinks? Add some variation to your workout fuel with these energy balls. Made with Melissa’s Mix Tangerine Dream, prepare these balls ahead of time and bring them on your next long run or ride. These balls are full of flavor, pack a whopping 200 energy ready calories a piece […]

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Iced Coffee Recovery Drink

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Want a caffeine boost with your post-workout meal? Use any chocolate or vanilla Mike’s Mix recovery drink in the following easy recipe and get all the protein and carbohydrate to assure you are recovered for your next workout while enjoying the delicious, ice-cold energy boosting taste of an iced Mocha.     Don’t care for chocolate? […]

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Adding Protein to your Post-Workout Recovery Drink

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Want more Protein after your workout? Mike’s Mix’s recovery drinks provide 12 grams of protein per two scoop serving and the ratio of carbohydrate to protein is 4:1.  Research has demonstrated that this ratio increases the rate of glycogen formation compared to carbohydrate alone, but as to date, there have been no studies comparing greater […]

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Nutrition and Exercise Induced Muscle Soreness

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Exercise Induced Muscle Soreness: Common and Annoying Almost every athlete has experienced exercise induced muscle soreness at one time or another. This soreness is often referred to as delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) because symptoms usually present 12 to 48 hours after cessation of exercise. Muscle soreness can be extremely annoying as it limits your […]

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Strawberry and Tangerine Cream Smoothie

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My favorite smoothie recipes are simple, easy to prepare and taste great.  This one is no exception. It’s tart, sweet and creamy and is often my sole motivation for going on a run. An added bonus: The fruit provides considerable nutritional and health benefits. Ingredients: 2 scoops of Tangerine Cream (Mike’s Mix or Melissa’s Mix) […]

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Melissa’s Mix: A Recovery Drink for Women

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Over the last four decades research has established a gender based difference in the physiological response to exercise with more recent efforts examining post-exercise, gender-specific recovery. Findings indicate that as far as post-workout nutritional strategies are concerned there doesn’t appear to be a difference between male and female needs:1  Like men, women should focus on […]

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Coffee Smoothie

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Also known as an Iced Mocha Recovery Drink!  This recipe was submitted by a Mike’s Mix user, Lisa, who is doing the P90X program along with her family.  Although trying to cut down on caffeine, they have allotted themselves this one treat.  In her words “No workout, no caffeine”.   Although it would be difficult to […]

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Featured Athlete Friday #6 Ashima Shiraishi

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Welcome to Mike’s Mix Recovery Drink’s Featured Athlete Friday! Get ready to be amazed and inspired by the human potential for athleticism! Here we feature an athlete that demonstrates super-human displays of strength, flexibility, power, speed and agility that won’t fail to make your jaw drop. These videos are meant to help you push your […]

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Banana Chocolate Recovery Smoothie

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Thanks to a Mike’s Mix customer for sharing this tasty chocolate recovery smoothie recipe. A classic recipe that everyone should try; it is fast, easy and one of the least expensive recovery smoothies you can make. Bananas are full of health benefits that their rounded brethren don’t have. Bananas are loaded with potassium which promotes […]

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Stawberry Kiwi Recovery Smoothie

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Thanks to a Mike’s Mix customer for coming up with this refreshing post-workout smoothie. This thick and delicious smoothie is one of the best I have tasted! Using frozen strawberries with fresh kiwi combines for a sweet taste that goes perfectly with Mike’s Mix Original Recovery Drink.  This recovery smoothie has many benefits; kiwis are […]

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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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