Your Guide to a Multisport Weekend in Burke County

Your guide to hang gliding, hiking, biking, paddling, and more in North Carolina's Burke County.

October 17, 2018

8 Family-Friendly Outdoor Adventures in Morganton, NC

We highlight best ways for families to explore the mountains, rivers, and lakes surrounding Morganton, North Carolina.

October 05, 2018

Scenic Road Cycling Rides Near Charlotte

Road cyclists in Charlotte can take an easy ride along a greenway or tackle some distance on scenic, rural roads.

September 26, 2018

8 Reasons Charlotte is an Awesome City for Outdoor Lovers

Four-season outdoor recreation opportunities and a focus on healthy, active living make Charlotte a great city for people who love the outdoors.

September 26, 2018

#TheFreeWorkout: Now in Fort Mill and Rock Hill

New locations in Rock Hill and Fort Mill, South Carolina

September 14, 2018

The Ultimate Winston-Salem Bucket List for Fall

The golden days of fall are prime time for hiking, biking, paddling, and playing outdoors in Winston-Salem.

September 06, 2018

Join the Trend: 3 Ways to Make Cauliflower Gnocchi

Cauliflower gnocchi is flying off the shelves at Trader Joe's. Get inspired with three ways to make these carb-saving potato substitutes.

August 30, 2018

How to Get Started With Mountain Biking in Charlotte

Charlotte is home to miles of beginner-friendly trails, group rides, instructional clinics, and events where you can gather with other riders.

August 27, 2018

OC on the Sidelines – How one Physician Assistant Keeps High School Athletes in the Game

If you’ve been to a local high school sports event, you may have seen OrthoCarolina staff on the sidelines. We learn from one PA how they keep athletes safe during competition.

August 22, 2018

4 Tips to Prevent Injury When You Workout

Whether you’re starting a routine from scratch or you’re a seasoned athlete, a focus on injury prevention will keep you in the game

August 17, 2018

What's in a serving? How to know you're eating enough fruits and veggies

We know fruits and vegetables are good for us, but to support healthy weight we need to know exactly what makes up a serving.

August 16, 2018

The Best Places to SUP in North Carolina

North Carolina's rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and coastal areas offer great SUP spots for people of all ability levels.

August 15, 2018

The Story Behind South Mountains State Park

The South Mountains are the site of Native American trade routes, an early gold discovery, and trails blazed by the CCC.

August 15, 2018

Summer '18 Ultimate Running Playlist

Are you spending the summer training or competing in a run like the OrthoCarolina Classic 10k? We asked our favorite Charlotte athletes and runners to share their favorite songs for this ultimate playlist.

August 09, 2018

It once seemed impossible – blind mother of two competes in first triathlon

Local non-profit Para Guide pairs sited guides with the visually impaired to enrich lives through physical activity

August 07, 2018

Is your child spending enough time in active learning?

Everything you need to know about active learning and suggestions for activities to start incorporating it into your child’s day.

August 06, 2018

How to Have an Adventurous Beach Getaway From Charlotte

Here's how to plan a Wilmington beach getaway that’s part outdoor adventure, part city tour, and 100% fun.

July 26, 2018

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.

July 24, 2018

A Well Balanced Runner

As a foot and ankle provider, I often get asked a TON of questions regarding running...

July 19, 2018

48 Hours in Morganton NC

Morganton, North Carolina, boasts hyperlocal beer, farm-to-table eateries, and some of the best outdoor adventure in the Blue Ridge

July 16, 2018

Experiencing the Biltmore Estate in Asheville

The Biltmore Estate combines Victorian-era hospitality with some of the best hiking, biking, and paddling in Asheville.

July 16, 2018

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.

July 10, 2018

Cortisone Injections for Runners: Yea or Nay?

Cortisone is a corticosteroid anti-inflammatory delivered through an injection that goes directly to the site of inflammation in your body.

July 10, 2018

The Insider’s Guide to Lake Norman State Park

Some of Lake Norman State Park is home to some of the best mountain biking, trail running, kayaking, hiking, and camping in the region.

June 25, 2018