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Primetime Run Club Podcast

A production of WFNZ, Host Chris Kroeger chats up all things running. Guest range from the casual runner to the expert, with some medical suggestions sprinkled in as well! Enjoy.
Running 101 for Beginner Runners

Running 101 for Beginner Runners

As the weather gets warmer, it seems like more and more runners start hitting the pavement. It can be motivating seeing others hit their stride, so to speak. If you’ve never run before, you might want to slow down and make a plan before lacing up your shoes.
What a Physician Assistant Tells His Patients about Weight Loss

What a Physician Assistant Tells His Patients about Weight Loss

Every day I have to have difficult conversations with patients.

OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center

Our Sports Medicine Center of Excellence
Running Race Etiquette

Running Race Etiquette

Occasionally poor runner’s etiquette can get in the way of having a good race day experience. Here are a few helpful tips whether you’ve never run a race before or are a seasoned runner
Recovering from the Marathon Blues

Recovering from the Marathon Blues

If you’re feeling lost post-race, here is some advice to manage the weeks ahead.
Marathon Prep Tips

Marathon Prep Tips

With each marathon, I’ve learned tips to help me be as prepared as possible to run. Here are my top learnings.
7 New #TheFreeWorkOut Locations

7 New #TheFreeWorkOut Locations

New spots in Ballantyne, Huntersville, and the University area
Rest to Run Better

Rest to Run Better

Here are a few guidelines to ensure your body is getting the rest it needs.
#TheFreeWorkout Videos

#TheFreeWorkout Videos

Learn the proper technique for each exercise
Original #TheFreeWorkout Locations

Original #TheFreeWorkout Locations

Here's where you can find them!
Train Like an NFL Player to Improve your Run

Train Like an NFL Player to Improve your Run

Before working at OrthoCarolina, I was an athletic trainer for the Minnesota Vikings.
Do You Know Tabata?

Do You Know Tabata?

You can do anything for 20 seconds, right? No sweat. But, have you met Tabata?
CrossFit Injuries: The Big Ones

CrossFit Injuries: The Big Ones

As a medical provider who sees a lot of CrossFit patients (and is a CrossFitter as well) I’m frequently asked about shoulder and knee injuries.
Royal H. Burpee Was a Real Person

Royal H. Burpee Was a Real Person

And Where Burpees Come From
Females and CrossFit

Females and CrossFit

Strength training is so often ignored by females.
Why I Used to Grunt When Putting on my Socks

Why I Used to Grunt When Putting on my Socks

Four years ago, I was not healthy. I was eating pizza and burgers 3-4 times a week and drinking too much beer and soda. Sure, we like to indulge sometimes, but I was not healthy. I peaked at 190 pounds, which is a lot for me, after a Christmas vacation with my buddies – and I felt depressed about my overall health.
Functional Movement and CrossFit

Functional Movement and CrossFit

Functional movements sound complicated but they’re just natural, compound body movements that use multiple joints in your body.
High-Intensity Exercise Part II: Some common injuries

High-Intensity Exercise Part II: Some common injuries

High-intensity interval training is typically done at around 80-95% of your maximal aerobic capacity. It’s important to start slow and progress bit by bit when participating in HIIT training or any type of intense exercise.
High-Intensity Exercise Part I: When it comes to exercise, can less actually be more?

High-Intensity Exercise Part I: When it comes to exercise, can less actually be more?

You've likely heard of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), a type of workout that isn't totally new, but is increasingly popular and can be confusing because there are so many types.
So what exactly is CrossFit? I hear that quite a lot...

So what exactly is CrossFit? I hear that quite a lot...

CrossFit seems to be everywhere yet still mystifies so many people.