Sleep: The Secret Ingredient of Injury Recovery

You’ve probably heard how rest is important for injury recovery. Beyond moving around less and cutting back on exercise, people often fail to think about the importance of sleep as part of the recovery process.

April 17, 2018

Five FAQs about Treadmill Running Answered by a Medical Expert

The treadmill can be an excellent training tool for runners when weather conditions are uninviting or downright dangerous. Love them or hate them, treadmills can be convenient, easy to use and safer than battling the elements and weather outside. Miles Cagle, PTA answers our most frequently asked questions when it comes to running on a treadmill.

April 13, 2018
Weekend Getaway in Greenville SC

Family Weekend Getaway in Greenville, SC

Greenville, South Carolina, packs more than 100 restaurants, eclectic locally-owned shops, and 20 miles of greenways in and around a charming and historic Main Street. In downtown Greenville, you can enjoy a weekend of relaxation, outdoor recreation, family fun, and everything in between.

April 13, 2018
Greenville SC

Visiting Downtown Greenville, SC

When you combine Old South traditions like carriage rides, riverside picnics, and down-home cooking with the New South vibe of farm-to-market eateries, art tours, and rooftop craft cocktail lounges, you have one of the hottest destinations in the southeast.

April 13, 2018

Your Downtown Greenville Weekend Getaway

Plan a weekend of relaxation, outdoor recreation, family fun, and everything in between in downtown Greenville.

April 12, 2018

A Guide to Winston-Salem’s Greenways

On Winston-Salem's 23 miles of trails, you can walk, run, or bike from downtown or Innovation Quarter to the shores of Salem Lake.

April 12, 2018

How to Reduce or Prevent Injury When Starting a Walking Program

The weather is starting to get nice and many people start walking programs. Two injuries that occur often with starting a walking program are Achilles tendonitis and plantar fasciitis. Both injuries typically occur from overuse, but there are some signs to look for that can help you prevent them.

April 09, 2018

How to Maximize Your Day in Charlotte

Your sunrise to sunset guide to the best paddling, running, biking, noshing, and chilling in the Charlotte area.

March 28, 2018

Building a Bouldering Community in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem's new Rock Box Bouldering gym aims to be a central hub for the Triad climbing community.

March 28, 2018

10 Unique Ways to Get Outside in Charlotte This Spring

With the summer heat still months away, it’s a great time for an outdoor adventure close to home.

March 20, 2018

Getting Back into Running after Taking Time Off: Athletic Trainers Share Their Secrets

Anytime you’ve been sidelined, it can be daunting to find the motivation to step back into running

March 13, 2018

10 Can’t Miss Charlotte Adventures to Experience This Year

Whether you sign up for a grueling, obstacle-conquering mud run or float your kayak through bucolic stands of aquatic spider lilies, now’s the time to load up your calendar with all the Instagram-worthy adventures Charlotte has to offer.

February 27, 2018

Bill Heisel, Director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports, Seeks to Minimize Injuries on NASCAR's Pit Road

As the 2018 NASCAR season begins, one of the sport’s top medical providers is emphasizing the need for teams to focus on minimizing the number of injuries on pit road. Bill Heisel, PA-C, Director of Motorsports with OrthoCarolina, suggests that recent NASCAR rule changes mean teams should carefully consider their strategies and injury prevention plans over the course of the season.

February 25, 2018

An Insider’s Guide to Winston-Salem’s HopSwap Half Marathon

Get moving at the the HopSwap Half Marathon in Winston-Salem.

February 16, 2018

5 Creative Outdoor Date Ideas in and Around Charlotte

Think out-of-the-box this year to hike, bike, and romance your way into your Valentine's heart.

February 05, 2018

Tips for Setting and Achieving SMART Goals (and what is a SMART Goal?)

With all good intentions of sticking to them, many goal-setters fail to see them through for any significant amount of time.

February 01, 2018
Curling

Learn to Curl in the Carolinas (Video)

This sport sparks an impressive combination of athleticism, balance, strategy, and teamwork.

January 30, 2018

Curling in the Carolinas

More like a chess match than ice hockey, curling is catching on in the Carolinas.

January 29, 2018

Winter Cragging at North Carolina’s Sauratown

Sauratown offers some of the best winter cragging in the southeast.

January 26, 2018

Running in Cold Weather

Carrie Rhodes, physical therapist at OrthoCarolina Winston Salem and a runner herself, recently talked about how runners can prepare to minimize these issues.

January 24, 2018

Go with Your Gut: How What You Eat Affects Your Life

For decades we have been told exposure to bacteria is bad for us, and so we use antibacterial everything, take antibiotics like candy, and consume pasteurized, bleached and processed foods. Is it possible these habits could be hurting our health more than they are helping us?

January 17, 2018

A Quick & Dirty Guide to North Carolina Ice Climbing

Western Carolina’s vertical relief provides plenty of options for any level of climber, including beginner routes off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

January 15, 2018

How Women Can Safely Start an Exercise Program Over 50

As the New Year approaches many people make New Year’s resolutions. One very popular resolution is to begin exercising. For women in particular, it can be difficult to battle weight gain with age due in part to hormonal imbalances and the prevalence of estrogen.

December 20, 2017

8 Reasons to Sign Up for a Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon

Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon training lays a foundation for success in any sport.

December 18, 2017

Sight By Side: How Para≈Guide is Making Their Mark on Charlotte

Imagine walking, running, swimming and cycling, all physically tied to another person. For the visually impaired, it’s the only way they can train. Para≈Guide is a new local nonprofit with the mission to encourage and support visually impaired, multi-sport athletes to stay active.

December 16, 2017