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Western States 100 Endurance Run Training

Western States 100 Endurance Run Training

How do you train for the Western States 100...a 100-mile race with 18,000 feet of climbing and 32,000 feet of descending in temperatures that could top out well over 100 degrees? Besides running up our local mountains and doing misery ridge repeats, how do you prepare for sustained efforts in hot [...]

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Athletic Recovery In Style…

Athletic Recovery In Style…

What does athletic recovery mean and what do we do here at Recharge? Thanks to our member Nick Campbell for this awesome write-up that gives you all the details! What do you do when the legs are sore or fatigued, and you're in the middle of an intense training cycle that's only going [...]

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Sauna Use to Increase Athletic Performance

Sauna Use to Increase Athletic Performance

Ever wonder exactly how you benefit from spending time in our sauna? We recently came across this video from Dr. Rhonda Patrick that explains some of the benefits perfectly. If you don't have time for the video or prefer a quick read to listening, there's a short conclusion of the video and [...]

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Pole Pedal Paddle

Pole Pedal Paddle

Spring in Bend wouldn't be complete without the Pole Pedal Paddle! We decided to hop in on the fun this year and put together our very own Recharge Sport team for the PPP. Our team of 5 strong, empowered women skied, biked, ran and kayaked - and competed well! Our result? [...]

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Sauna Recovery

Sauna Recovery

How exactly does our full spectrum infrared sauna work? And what's the recovery benefit of sauna time? The simple act of sweating is one way the body regulates itself, allowing one to heal and remain healty. Sunlighten infrared saunas (like the mPulse we have here at Recharge) are designed to promote [...]

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Olympic Spirit

Olympic Spirit

If you have been watching the winter Olympics (and I hope you have), you have already witnessed the glorious moments where the culmination of four years of hard work turn into victory.  These moments are meant to inspire greatness in our everyday lives.  Whether you are an elite athlete or [...]

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Anti-Inflammatories: Good or Bad?

Anti-Inflammatories: Good or Bad?

So I have been guilty of this in the past: popping Aleve whenever my Achilles hurt or I felt overly sore after a workout.  Aleve is an anti-inflammatory, so I thought it would help my body recover and heal faster.  Well, after my long stay at the Olympic Training Center [...]

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Winter Running

Winter Running

‘Tis the season for inclement weather!”   While snow, ice, freezing rain, or frigid temperatures certainly makes heading out for a run more challenging, it (usually) doesn’t have to stop you from getting your mileage.  Additionally, slippery, wet, and cold conditions greatly increase the risk of injury.  Here are a few [...]

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