Rock Climbing in Winston-Salem: What to Know and Where to Go

Rock Climbing in Winston-Salem: What to Know and Where to Go

The North Carolina Triad has earned its reputation as one of the Southeast region’s premier climbing destinations, one hold at a time.
Paddling Around Winston-Salem: An Insider's Guide to Getting on the Water This Summer

Paddling Around Winston-Salem: An Insider's Guide to Getting on the Water This Summer

If paddling in North Carolina conjures up images of running whitewater in the western reaches of the state and sea kayaking the coast, you may be missing out on one of N.C.’s most diverse paddling destinations.
Adventures on Land and Water: An Adrenaline-Filled Day at the U.S. National Whitewater Center

Adventures on Land and Water: An Adrenaline-Filled Day at the U.S. National Whitewater Center

Don’t let its name fool you: The U.S. National Whitewater Center covers not only water (white and flat) but enough land and even air-based adventures to delight any stripe of outdoor enthusiast, even those who have never handled a paddle before.
10 Must-Do Summer Adventures in Winston-Salem

10 Must-Do Summer Adventures in Winston-Salem

Here’s how to hit the trail, take to the air, and get on the water with 10 recommended picks to satisfy your inner adventurer this summer in Winston-Salem.
Trail Running in Asheville

Trail Running in Asheville

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Urban Exploration in the Queen City: Charlotte's Increasingly Awesome Trail Network

Urban Exploration in the Queen City: Charlotte's Increasingly Awesome Trail Network

Whether you call it urban hiking or being a tourist in your own city, Charlotte is making it easier to ditch the car and explore the Queen City by foot
Lake Norman State Park - Trail Running

Lake Norman State Park - Trail Running

The multi-purpose trails at Lake Norman State Park are some of the fastest flowing around Charlotte
Ode to the Morning Run: Charlotte-Area Runners Share Why It's So Special
OrthoCarolina's Darren Harris: Hiking is a Family Affair

OrthoCarolina's Darren Harris: Hiking is a Family Affair

Darren Harris, the Practice Administrator at OrthoCarolina’s Hickory, North Carolina office, and his family have an interesting holiday tradition.
Eastern Slickrock Ride in Asheville, NC

Eastern Slickrock Ride in Asheville, NC

Riding Slickrock at Dupont State Recreation Area. ... powered by OrthoCarolina thru a partnership with RootsRated.com
Trekker’s Wisdom: Tips For Your Next Hike

Trekker’s Wisdom: Tips For Your Next Hike

"Since that hike, I’ve learned a few helpful tips to prep my body for hiking, including key areas to strengthen, warm-ups to incorporate and appropriate trail gear."
A Lifelong Love of Cycling

A Lifelong Love of Cycling

For Rita DuPont, the Physiatry Fellowship Coordinator at OrthoCarolina, cycling has been a lifelong passion.
The Best Paddle-In Campgrounds in the Carolinas

The Best Paddle-In Campgrounds in the Carolinas

From the cool waters of Lake Jocassee to the brackish tidal swamps out east, the Carolinas are home to a huge variety of flat water paddling experiences.
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.”
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.
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?”
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...
Fishing Around Charlotte

Fishing Around Charlotte

Insider Tips from a Lifelong Enthusiast
Finding New Outdoor Pursuits When Injury Strikes

Finding New Outdoor Pursuits When Injury Strikes

As the director of clinical operations for OrthoCarolina, David Little has seen plenty of athletes stopped in their tracks by injury.
Avoiding Injuries is Easy (If You Take Matt Dobler's Advice)

Avoiding Injuries is Easy (If You Take Matt Dobler's Advice)

The staff at OrthoCarolina offers tips on staying healthy and their favorite way to spend a day outside in Charlotte.