Category "News"

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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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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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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Recharge Jerseys Available Now!

Recharge Jerseys Available Now!

We've been working out final details, and are ready to start taking orders for our Recharge jerseys and shirts! If you're already a Team Recharge member, a jersey of your choice and the Recharge t-shirt are included in your membership - just let us know which jersey you prefer and which [...]

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Why Athletes Should Do Yoga

Why Athletes Should Do Yoga

Do you know you need a little more muscle flexibility, but don't want to go to a regular yoga class for fear that you won't understand what's happening or that your inflexible athlete body won't be able to keep up with everyone around you? While you don't need to be [...]

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Find Your Power Threshold Test

Find Your Power Threshold Test

Want to know a key metrics for your cycling training so that you can more confidently prepare for upcoming events? Our indoor cycling instructor/triathlon coach extraordinaire Cherie Touchette is offering a "Find Your Power" threshold test special for the summer months! For only $18/test (or FREE with the purchase of a new 8-week [...]

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Mind Body Connection for Athletes with Thrive Bend

Mind Body Connection for Athletes with Thrive Bend

Take a minute and think about your best workout or competition. What made that day different than other days? We've all heard people say that athletic performance is 90% mental and 10% physical...while we definitely believe in the importance of training the body for performance, we agree that the mental aspect of training [...]

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Exercise for Cancer Patients: BMC Vitality Fitness Program

Exercise for Cancer Patients: BMC Vitality Fitness Program

Being diagnosed with cancer can be incredibly scary and overwhelming - both for the patient and their loved ones. Though cancer itself is scary, research over the past few years has come a long way in helping us treat the illness. In addition to treatment, we're also starting to understand better strategies [...]

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