Category "Recovery + Performance Tips"

Better Core Stabilization!

Better Core Stabilization!

Better core stabilization?  Yes, please! For this week's performance tip, Renee demonstrates a great exercise that engages your entire core in order to gain more power and efficiency in all athletic activities! Control and form are paramount, so always make sure your back and hips are perfect! Start with 10 repetitions on each [...]

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Nutrition for Athletes

Nutrition for Athletes

As athletes, I think we can all agree that we love food. Most of us start thinking about the next meal right after we've just finished one. There's no question that we focus on food when we are training and racing a lot. But nutrition for athletes is even more [...]

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Single Leg Plyometrics w/ Renee Metivier Baillie

Single Leg Plyometrics w/ Renee Metivier Baillie

Interested in adding plyometrics to your workout routine but not sure where to start? Recharge co-owner and professional runner Renee Metivier Baillie explains single leg plyometrics and how to add them to your routine to increase speed and power from foot to core. This exercise is simple but very effective in [...]

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Should You Exercise While You’re Sick?

Should You Exercise While You’re Sick?

We've all been there. You've been training hard for your next big event when suddenly you wake up with some kind of sickness. When training has been going well, the last thing you wanted to happen is to get sick. What do you do? Continue with your training schedule and [...]

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Two Workouts in One Day??

Two Workouts in One Day??

When in comes to my hard workout days, I like to get all of the hard work done on that day. That includes core and strength work along with my running workout sessions. I find that my recovery is inhibited if I have a hard track workout on one day [...]

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The Importance of Off-Season Athletic Recovery

The Importance of Off-Season Athletic Recovery

Do you keep up with your rigorous recovery routine when the off-season comes around? Off-season athletic recovery may not be the first thing on your mind when training and competition falls lower on the priority list as we tend to think we don't need to focus on our body's athletic recovery as [...]

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Twelve Days of Christmas Workout

Twelve Days of Christmas Workout

Christmas is almost here, and we have a great holiday workout you can do anywhere in a short amount of time...at your in-laws' house, in the corner of the airport, or quickly between all the food preparations! // Twelve Days of Christmas Workout 12 Jumping Jacks 11 Body Squats 10 Mountain Climbers 9 Burpees 8 Push-ups 7 [...]

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Why Deep-Tissue Massage is Beneficial for Athlete Recovery

Why Deep-Tissue Massage is Beneficial for Athlete Recovery

Massage therapy has been used for thousands of years to promote health, healing, and well-being. There are a wide variety of massage modalities, and deep-tissue massage therapy in particular can help athletes feel better, recover faster, and ultimately be more successful. One of the primary goals in deep-tissue massage is to [...]

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Total Body Circuit Workout

Total Body Circuit Workout

Our Recharge recovery specialist Jared Bassett shares a total body circuit workout using a swiss ball and medicine ball. Watch the video for demonstration of the full circuit and detailed explanation for each of the exercises. Be sure to choose a medicine ball that is challenging but not too heavy [...]

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Pilates for Athletes

Pilates for Athletes

Originally published via Active.com and written by Caitlin Chock: Pilates for Athletes You may run with your legs, but your core plays a critical role getting you to the finish line. Most runners understand the importance of a strong core, which improves your efficiency and helps you maintain proper form as you fatigue. And [...]

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