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How to Prepare for Race Day

With race day around the corner, you may be wondering what to expect. Top runners in the community share how to best prepare. 

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Where to Run in Charlotte

Some of Charlotte's most active runners share where they like to hit the pavement in the Queen City. 

Overtraining: When it Comes to Running, How Much is Too Much?

Overtraining: When it Comes to Running, How Much is Too Much?

Keep in mind these five tips to prevent the symptoms of overtraining. 

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Our Favorite Charlotte Runners Share Their Training Motivation

It's not always easy to lace up and go for a run. When you'd trade in your running shoes for Netflix, check out how these runners motivate themselves. 

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Training Tips for New Runners

If you're new to running, training can seem daunting. Top fitness advocates give their best advice to keep you motivated. 

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Trail Running Tips

In hot summer months, many runners are ready to trade in the pavement for a shady trail run.

5 Ways to Hit the Trails in Fisher River Park

5 Ways to Hit the Trails in Fisher River Park

From biking to paddling, here are five ways to hit the trails in Fisher River Park.

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What Running Means to Them

We teamed up with six fitness advocates in the community and found out how running has improved their lives.

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What Music Do Runners Listen To?

Need some music inspiration while you hit the pavement? Look no further. 

OrthoCarolina Hand Surgeons Discover Children, Adults Born without Hand  Have Brain Functionality to Control Advanced Prosthetics

OrthoCarolina Hand Surgeons Discover Children, Adults Born without Hand Have Brain Functionality to Control Advanced Prosthetics

Three Charlotte hand surgeons have discovered that people of any age born without a hand already have the functionality needed to control a prosthetic device using only their mind.

Top 10 Triad Waterfalls & Swimming Holes

Top 10 Triad Waterfalls & Swimming Holes

Take a break from the heat with day trips to these 10 top Triad waterfalls and swimming holes.

OrthoCarolina Sports Training Center Adult Fitness Classes

OrthoCarolina Sports Training Center Adult Fitness Classes

Bored with your regular gym routine? No two workouts are ever the same.

The 6 Best Hikes in Elkin, NC

The 6 Best Hikes in Elkin, NC

Here are the six best hikes in Elkin, North Carolina, a former mill town that has been transformed into a trail town.

Preventing Soccer Injuries in Young Players

Preventing Soccer Injuries in Young Players

From focusing on core and balance work to diversifying motion, these tips can help prevent soccer injuries from happening.

Upper Extremity Injuries in Soccer Are More Common Than You Think

Upper Extremity Injuries in Soccer Are More Common Than You Think

Upper extremity injuries like wrist and finger fractures are common in soccer players and can be missed on the field.

Trying to Stay Hydrated? The Truth About Sports Drinks VS. Water

Trying to Stay Hydrated? The Truth About Sports Drinks VS. Water

Read the label – sports and energy drinks may have more in them than you bargained for.

Training For Your Next Race With OrthoCarolina

Training For Your Next Race With OrthoCarolina

From training plans to learning how to properly foam roll, OrthoCarolina has your back as you prepare for your first or next race!

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Foam Rolling for Runners

Foam rolling can help runners relax tight muscles and increase flexibility. These exercises target specific muscle groups for runners.

ACL Tears for Women - Why Female Soccer Players Are 6 Times More Likely to Become Injured

ACL Tears for Women - Why Female Soccer Players Are 6 Times More Likely to Become Injured

Sports medicine specialist Margaret Lynch, PA-C, joins FOX 46 to discuss to the commonality of ACL tears and how to prevent them.

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A Shot at a Full Comeback: How One Soccer Player Beat the Dreaded ACL Injury

Female athletes have been known to have a higher risk of injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, while participating in competitive sports. McKaley Boston knows that pain all too well. This is her comeback story.

A Guide to Ultras in the Southeast

A Guide to Ultras in the Southeast

Here's a guide to the top ultra races for every state and every season in the Southeast.

The Different Kinds of Runs You See on Training Plans and Why Each Are Important

The Different Kinds of Runs You See on Training Plans and Why Each Are Important

Training for an upcoming race? The training plan you use will vary runs and styles. Here’s why each are important for a successful outing.

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You Asked: 10K Training Plan FAQ's

Have questions about OrthoCarolina's 10K training plans? The author of the training talks about everything from cross-training and injuries, to how to fuel before a long run. 

12 of the Best Rail Trails in the Southeast

12 of the Best Rail Trails in the Southeast

Here are 12 of the best rail trails in the Southeast for walkers, runners, cyclists, and people seeking ADA-accessible paths.

10k Training Plans From a Physical Therapist

10k Training Plans From a Physical Therapist

Whether you're training for your first 10k or looking for that new personal record, our physical therapist authored training plans will help get you there.