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Running’s Renaissance Man: An Interview With Max King

Running’s Renaissance Man: An Interview With Max King

Anyone who considers themselves part of the endurance community here in Bend most likely recognizes the name 'Max King'.  Besides having an enviable surname, Max is arguably one of Bend's most versatile athletes.  On one end of the spectrum, he was within spitting distance of an Olympic berth with his [...]

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Bendistillery 3K Cross Country Race

Bendistillery 3K Cross Country Race

For runners, fall brings to mind one thing: cross country season! Crisp cool air, changing of the seasons, and epic courses that take you up, around, and over hills and obstacles. We're so excited to announce that we're hosting a 3k cross country race at Bendistillery on September 12th as part of their [...]

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Approaches to Challenge and Self Imposed Limits

Approaches to Challenge and Self Imposed Limits

This week we share a special guest post from one of our members, Bob Kuehn. Characterized by Garmin as a "lifetime athlete", Bob has a vast background in sports and exercise science from which to draw as he continues his journey as an sports enthusiast.   “I don’t know that I [...]

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An Epic Weekend of Awesomeness

An Epic Weekend of Awesomeness

This past weekend was big for sports fans and outdoor enthusiasts, which is just how we like it in Bend, Oregon. We pride ourselves on our trails, fabulous sunny weather, and the enthusiasm of our spectators who love anything that gets them outside. From the Cascade Cycling Classic to the [...]

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Runner Goes From Fields to Trails

Runner Goes From Fields to Trails

You may have seen Mario Mendoza running away on one of our Woodway treadmills clipping off mile after mile with seemingly ease and a big smile on his face. But his story has not been effortless. The strength and perseverance he displays in running was forged from the work ethic [...]

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Chiropractic Appointments with Dr. Jim Now Available!

Chiropractic Appointments with Dr. Jim Now Available!

Pain and discomfort are two things all athletes manage as we train to push our bodies to the next level. When you're experiencing pain and discomfort that prevent you from participating in daily activities and the sports you love, however, it's time to seek help from a professional that can help diagnose [...]

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Yoga for Trail Runners and Hikers

Yoga for Trail Runners and Hikers

"The mountains are calling and I must go." - John Muir We love playing on Central Oregon trails, and find ourselves out exploring even more in the summer when the snow is gone and the sunshine is abundant. With the USA Mountain Running Championships just around the corner, and many weeks of [...]

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Strength Training: Improve Power, Efficiency, and Health

Strength Training: Improve Power, Efficiency, and Health

Recharge's strength and conditioning coaches and Focus's physical therapists teamed up to give an amazing presentation last week on why strength training is so important for endurance athletes in order to improve power, efficiency, and health.  Endurance athletes need to do more than just run, ride or swim. Strength training can help eliminate [...]

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NEW: Friday Group Run + Optional Workout!

NEW: Friday Group Run + Optional Workout!

The days are getting hotter, so we've decided to move our Friday group run from noon to 7:45am so that we can beat the heat during the summer! We'll meet at Recharge at 7:45am and head out for a 45-60 min group run on the Deschutes River Trail, with an optional [...]

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Bend Trails: Off the Beaten Path

Bend Trails: Off the Beaten Path

Everyone is flooding the trails of Bend this summer with the incredible weather we have been experiencing all season long. Well-known trails like the Deschutes River Trail, Shevlin Park, Phil's Trails, The Three Sister's, and Green Lakes get more crowded during the weekends, but luckily Central Oregon is blessed with [...]

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