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Become a Stronger and Better Athlete!

Become a Stronger and Better Athlete!

Strength training is something that is often neglected, but it is a crucial part of becoming the best athlete you can be. No matter what kind of athlete you are, strength training will make you become a stronger and better athlete overall, and as a result, create stronger performances. The [...]

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Mental Toughness for Athletes

Mental Toughness for Athletes

How do you get the most out of yourself when training or competing? Our professional runner/Recharge owner Renee Metivier shares her thoughts and some personal experience as we ponder... What helps you dig deep when you feel like you have nothing more to give? What can enable you to transcend expectations from both yourself [...]

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Press On: Moving Lives Thru Cancer

Press On: Moving Lives Thru Cancer

Recharge was excited to continue what the Press On event started four years ago. A passionate team wanting to create an event that celebrated the positive role our amazing Central Oregon lifestyle plays in cancer survivorship - from pre/rehabilitation and prevention to creating mental strength, focus, and general happiness. ENTER NOW! When [...]

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Infrared Sauna? Cuz Science, That’s Why!

Infrared Sauna? Cuz Science, That’s Why!

Why Infrared Sauna? Cuz science, that's why! Leaving aside the anecdotal “it feels really freaking good,” let’s dive into some of the fascinating science that this wonderful tool provides. Since we’re all active individuals here driven to reach individual goals, we’ll start with the performance enhancing benefits of hyperthermic conditioning (sounds [...]

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Dr. Scott Hammons, Sports Chiropractor!

Dr. Scott Hammons, Sports Chiropractor!

Dr. Scott Hammons DC, his wife and 3 kids moved to Bend, OR in 2012. Dr. Scott as his patients refer to him is a graduate from Palmer West Chiropractic College. He founded Elite Sports and Spine in the Seattle, Wa area in 1999 and grew the business to having [...]

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Dynamic Plank Variations

Dynamic Plank Variations

The secret to successful movement and injury prevention for all athletes? A strong core! Most people perform planks in a stationary, holding position. Though a great exercise for your entire core when done properly, a more dynamic approach to this core exercise will help you be better prepared and stronger for all of [...]

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Beat the Heat this Summer!

Beat the Heat this Summer!

We all love sunny summer weather, right? Think shorts, swimsuits, picnics, outdoor festivals, and longer days. Unfortunately for us athletes, that "awesome sunny weather" can make things a bit toasty in the summer and in turn make training more difficult. Exercising in the heat puts extra stress on the body, and [...]

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Keep Doing What You love!

Keep Doing What You love!

Erin Felder of Bend knows how to fill her day. The wife and mother of two works as festival director for the Bend A Capella Festival at Tower Theatre, serves as a business manager for a few longtime clients and teaches ballet at a local studio. Still, amidst the busyness [...]

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Plantar Fasciitis Rehab Guide

Plantar Fasciitis Rehab Guide

 As we get into the thick of winter sports and prepping for the spring/summer seasons, we begin to notice nagging injuries that we didn't have during the fall. If you are a runner you know that running can become much more challenging with snow, ice, or mud on the ground. [...]

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Welcome to 2016: Life at the Next Level!

Welcome to 2016: Life at the Next Level!

Welcome to 2016! To celebrate the new year, Recharge athletes Jason and Chelsey Magness of Team Yogaslackers shared with us a video of "life at the next level." As top adventure racers and acroyoga athletes that compete and perform around the world, Jason and Chelsey motivate everyone around them to be [...]

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