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How to Approach an Overuse Injury

How to Approach an Overuse Injury

What do you do when you find yourself with a chronic overuse injury? Every person with a body can relate to this, especially athletes who regularly test the limits of their bodies. An injury is inevitably accompanied by a flurry of thoughts. Some of these thoughts are practical. Thoughts like: What [...]

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USA Mountain Running Championships Coming to Bend, OR!

USA Mountain Running Championships Coming to Bend, OR!

Did you know the USA Mountain Running National Championships are coming to Bend this summer??? It's true, one of our favorite trail/ultra runners Max King is taking the lead on this event and we can't wait! What are the mountain running championships you ask? Some have lovingly nicknamed it "Max's Mountain [...]

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  • Lateral Exercises for Athletic Performance

Lateral Exercises for Athletic Performance

For this week's workout post, our Strength and Conditioning coach, Joey Jacinto, demonstrates dynamic lateral exercises used commonly by professional baseball and softball players that are sure to improve your athletic performance and decrease your risk of injury no matter what sport or activities you like to do! Imagine sprinting across [...]

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Active Recovery Tips for Better Performance

Active Recovery Tips for Better Performance

When you think about athletic recovery, what comes to mind? Most people would say resting, relaxing, eating...the list goes on and on. Those answers are correct, but you can get more out of your rest and relaxation while giving your body the physical and mental break it needs. Your recovery [...]

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Relaxing at High Intensity to Maximize Your Workout

Relaxing at High Intensity to Maximize Your Workout

This week's workout post is a very special guest post from our local elite trail runner Mario Mendoza! If you're ever out on any of our local trails (as most of you are!), it's likely you've seen him out there. This week, Mario shows tips on relaxing during high intensity workouts [...]

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Summer Special!

Summer Special!

School is out, the snow is mostly gone from the mountains, and summer adventure awaits! To celebrate the summer months, and give you something to do with all of your extra time (summer break, extra hours of daylight, staycation, etc.) we've got two special packages available for you to purchase this summer. Your [...]

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Strength Training for High School Athletes

Strength Training for High School Athletes

A properly designed strength program will enhance athleticism, which is key to strong sports performance. So why do so many young athletes fail in their efforts to get stronger/faster and perform better? In general, young athletes athletes do not focus enough on developing adequate levels of strength. This is a huge [...]

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Introducing Strength and Conditioning with Joey Jacinto

Introducing Strength and Conditioning with Joey Jacinto

As athletes, getting faster and performing better is the ultimate goal in almost everything we do. Whether your focus is competing against yourself and your personal best, or competing against others to win a competition, strength training is the missing component in many training plans - particularly for endurance athletes. As we [...]

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The Need for Speed

The Need for Speed

"How do I get faster?" Whether you play rugby, compete in the CrossFit games, or want to run a faster 10k, every athlete has "The Need for Speed" in their training.  But how do you add speed work into your weekly training routine safely and easily while getting the most out [...]

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Why A Balanced Diet Is Important for Athletes

Why A Balanced Diet Is Important for Athletes

Ever feel confused as the foods that were "healthy" for you to eat one day suddenly weren't the next day? New fad diets seem to pop up every other week or so. One week carbs are bad. The next week, carbs are good and protein is bad. Two weeks later [...]

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