Category "Recovery + Performance Tips"

Runner Touches w/ Jared Bassett

Runner Touches w/ Jared Bassett

For this week's Friday performance tip, our recovery specialist and elite runner for Brooks Jared Bassett walks through how to do Runner Touches to help build core strength, balance, and flexibility. Watch the video for all the details. Begin with 10 repetitions 1-2x/week and increase the number of sets as you [...]

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Sweet Potato Pumpkin Casserole

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Casserole

Autumn is our favorite time of year. It’s a time of change; the air is becoming cool and crisp, the trees display their vibrant orange and yellow leaves, and the weather starts to get a bit more interesting. I also love the food that becomes more popular this time of [...]

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Balance Runner Drill

Balance Runner Drill

Want to learn an effective balance runner drill focused on proper form and improving biomechanics? Recharge Co-Owner, LMT, and elite coach Austin Baillie demonstrates in this short video the "Balance Runner Drill" that promotes proper biomechanics, focuses on hip extension, and engages the entire posterior chain to help improve your running [...]

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The Workout/Race Plan

The Workout/Race Plan

Have you ever had a specific race plan get completely turned upside down during the race? Did it ruin your race and your day? Recharge team member, Jared Bassett, shares some of his personal experience and insight on the positives and negatives that come with detailed workout and race plans, and [...]

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Chia Seed Power Pudding

Chia Seed Power Pudding

If you are like us, you are always looking for a healthy recipe that is easy to make, tastes good, and is packed with good health! One that is versatile and makes you feel good about yourself.  Well, this recipe for Chia Seed Power Pudding fits the bill in all [...]

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The “Cool Down”

The “Cool Down”

All athletes have been told at some point in their lives how important cooling down after a workout is. But what are the actual reasons why it is important? Well, here's the scoop: A cool-down is just as important as a warm-up. It is the first step you can take to [...]

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Protein Packed Recovery Meal – Tacos!

Protein Packed Recovery Meal – Tacos!

After tough workout sessions, I am always trying to come up with a quick and tasty protein packed recovery meal when I get home. I have quite a few recipes that I revisit when I need that extra punch of protein. But my favorite recovery recipe comes in taco form! [...]

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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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How to Use: NormaTec Recovery

How to Use: NormaTec Recovery

You've heard the buzz on the street about the NormaTec recovery boots...but what do they do and how do you use them? We've got the scoop on our NormaTec Recovery System and how you can use them to maximize your recovery time! What's the Science? After realizing that improving the massage pattern was [...]

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Sauna for Recovery

Sauna for Recovery

We all love the full spectrum infrared sauna to warm up after an outdoor workout on a cold day, but do you know why it's a beneficial part of your athletic recovery? Or how it can be used depending on what your body needs on different days? From detoxification to relaxation, [...]

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