July 2017 News

Strength Training for Endurance

July 25, 2017

One thing I often hear myself repeating to beginning runners is “running alone does not give you the strength to run well.” This is something I’ve come to firmly believe after 25 years of running, and often spotty self-rehab and strength training. I believe that runners trying to push their bodies to new and higher levels, whether that’s completing your first 5K, hitting your half marathon PR or running a 100-miler, need to be well-rounded …more »




Fuel: Lessons From A Year Not Running. Part II: The Psyche

July 11, 2017

In my last article I chronicled what I learned about my body after a year off from running. This issue, I’m diving into the inner-workings of my psyche and how I managed my mind without running. The Grey The internal battle. The voices in my head. The rollercoaster of emotions. Even in my most stable of days I still experienced the grey. It’s not like I had all that much to be upset about. Sure …more »




Recharge Sport: Athletic Recovery and Performance Training for Life

July 5, 2017

Walk into Recharge Sport and you’ll probably find owners, Renee and Austin, either chatting with customers or taking care of routine maintenance around the gym.  As athletes, Renee and Austin have combined their experience, education and training to build a business model around their vision of an ideal recovery facility in Bend, Oregon. Most runners tend to focus on their training mileage, speed work and long runs. While paying attention to stretching, nutrition and sleep …more »