National Women's Health and Fitness Day

National Women's Health and Fitness Day

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, held the last week in September, is an effort to bring attention to the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women.
Restorative Yoga for Runners

Restorative Yoga for Runners

Yoga is a great cross-training tool for runners to stretch, lengthen and strengthen tight muscles resulting from logging daily miles.
OrthoCarolina's Aaron Hewitt: Small Steps to Big Life Changes

OrthoCarolina's Aaron Hewitt: Small Steps to Big Life Changes

Approximately eight years ago, Aaron Hewitt, physician assistant manager at OrthoCarolina’s Sports Medicine Center, experienced what he calls his “aha moment.”
When Should You Drink Sports Drinks?

When Should You Drink Sports Drinks?

Sports drinks vs water: When is it best to drink either?
Trail Running Tips

Trail Running Tips

I traded in street pavement for a run at the U.S. National Whitewater Center last week.
Chris Kroeger, Host of “Primetime” Sport Radio, Launches Running Comeback

Chris Kroeger, Host of “Primetime” Sport Radio, Launches Running Comeback

In the sports radio world, sitting on the couch, eating junk food and drinking beer can be the norm.
Meet Meredith. She likes to Run.

Meet Meredith. She likes to Run.

“For me, it’s about the runner’s high. There is nothing like running to provide a feeling of rejuvenation! “
Multisport Soccer Player Tips

Multisport Soccer Player Tips

However, despite the love for soccer, the majority of players in England, still played multiple sports.
Cheerleading, Strength and Safety: What to Know

Cheerleading, Strength and Safety: What to Know

As we enter the month of August, many children and teenagers are headed back to school. Many of us remember our high school football games on Friday night with the cheerleading team on the sidelines helping to lead the crowd in chants to help their football team win the game.
Summer Running in Charlotte: Insider Tips on Beating the Heat

Summer Running in Charlotte: Insider Tips on Beating the Heat

There’s a feeling of freedom for runners when summer first breaks in the Queen City. Glowing arm bands and reflective tape are retired as daylight lingers well into the evening.
Meet Jenni. OC Loves to Run.

Meet Jenni. OC Loves to Run.

I like 5K distances. One of my favorite races to run with friends is the OrthoCarolina 10K Classic, it’s a beautiful course.
Dealing With Downtime from Injury: Tips from a Lifelong Athlete

Dealing With Downtime from Injury: Tips from a Lifelong Athlete

“I was going nuts,” she says of those days without running. “What am I going to do now?”
En Pointe: What Ballet Dancers Should Know About Injury Prevention

En Pointe: What Ballet Dancers Should Know About Injury Prevention

As students head back to school, many dancers head back to the studio and a vigorous training schedule.
The CSA OrthoCarolina Player of the Month

The CSA OrthoCarolina Player of the Month

Charlotte Soccer Academy and OrthoCarolina have partnered to present the Charlotte Soccer Academy Player of the Month Award. Each month, we will recognize an outstanding player.
Midfoot Strike for Runners

Midfoot Strike for Runners

A midfoot strike is ideal for runners and helps reduce the force and shock to a runner’s hip, knee and ankle.
Test Your Running Shoes

Test Your Running Shoes

Runners are often quick to blame shoes for injuries, and although not always the case, a properly functioning running shoe is important.
Treating a Nosebleed

Treating a Nosebleed

Injuries to the face are common in soccer, most often occurring though direct impact with either a soccer ball or collision between players.
Beginner Hot Yoga Tips

Beginner Hot Yoga Tips

Hot yoga is the art of practicing yoga in a heated room. The added heat allows your body to stretch deeper and muscles to lengthen longer.
Bill Heisel: Keeping Athletes Healthy from Kayak to Racetrack

Bill Heisel: Keeping Athletes Healthy from Kayak to Racetrack

As even a casual viewer knows, the physical challenges facing a motorsports crew are significant...
Running Cadence Counts

Running Cadence Counts

One of the joys of running is the ability to throw on your running shoes, hit the road and let your mind relax.