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Performance Training: Kettlebell Turkish Get-Ups

Performance Training: Kettlebell Turkish Get-Ups

For this week's performance training tip, Renee Metivier Baillie demonstrates how to properly execute Turkish Get-Ups using a kettlebell...one of her favorite total body functional strength exercises for any type of athlete that engages all the muscles of the core! Always focus on proper form, especially keeping your arm locked out [...]

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Circuit Workout

Circuit Workout

What Is Circuit Training? Circuit training involves a routine with short bursts of resistance exercise using moderate weights and frequent repetitions, followed quickly by another burst of exercise targeting a different muscle group. Because the exercises switch between muscle groups, no rest is needed between exercises. This gets the heart rate up [...]

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Progressive Box Jumps

Progressive Box Jumps

This week's Friday performance tip actually comes to us from Burke Selbst of Focus Physical Therapy. We snuck the camera in yesterday afternoon as he led a group of some of Bend's fastest distance runners through their weekly workout. Last night's circuit workout included a few round of progressive box jumps. [...]

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Short-Long-Short Hill Workout

Short-Long-Short Hill Workout

This hill workout is designed to tap into your VO2 max and Lactate threshold. The workout will start with the shorter and faster repeats, then move to the longer section and then finish with more of the faster repeats. Shorter Hill Repeats This portion of the workout will help improve your VO2 [...]

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How to Perform A Proper Deadlift

How to Perform A Proper Deadlift

Have you ever used a trap bar instead of an Olympic bar to perform a deadlift? This week's Friday performance tip is a tutorial on utilizing a trap bar for proper deadlift form. Deadlifts are an excellent way for athletes of all types to build strength in posterior chain muscles, including: [...]

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ElliptiGO Workout!

ElliptiGO Workout!

A super challenging ride that is short, but effective for building climbing strength for hills and will benefit runners, cyclists, and XC skiers...or anyone who wants a great glute workout that can be done inside or out! This workout is designed for being inside on the trainer during the winter, [...]

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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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Group Fitness Classes and Group Runs & Rides!!!

Group Fitness Classes and Group Runs & Rides!!!

Fall is coming and our new space is in the works, so we've decided to add a little more change to the air including a few brand new group fitness classes and a few schedule additions and updates! Newly added classes: Tuesday -----> Functional Strength with Renee Want to know the secret behind Renee's six [...]

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