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Keep Doing What You love!

Keep Doing What You love!

Erin Felder of Bend knows how to fill her day. The wife and mother of two works as festival director for the Bend A Capella Festival at Tower Theatre, serves as a business manager for a few longtime clients and teaches ballet at a local studio. Still, amidst the busyness [...]

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Recharge featured in Breaking Muscle!

Recharge featured in Breaking Muscle!

Remember life without the recovery lounge? Though we've only been here for just over 2 years (and not even a year in our bigger space!), we can't quite remember what life was like without daily access to all of the incredible tools we are now using to help speed recovery and [...]

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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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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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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 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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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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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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