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.
One of the Most Important People in NASCAR You Might Not Know

One of the Most Important People in NASCAR You Might Not Know

You can find him at nearly every race, hauling a large backpack full of supplies, walking like he’s on a mission. Over the course of a race he’ll walk a total of around seven or eight miles. He’s there because he knows the sport inside and out. He can offer up NASCAR history, facts and trivia on demand. But he’s not who you might think.
Trail Running in Asheville

Trail Running in Asheville

Video powered by OrthoCarolina thru a partnership with RootsRated.com
Training Like a Cyclist

Training Like a Cyclist

Have you ever wondered what exactly goes into cycling? Sure, we see cyclists on the road on a daily basis, but there is so much more to training for racing bikes than a relaxing bike ride. It’s all about strategy, focus and more importantly, specificity of training.
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
Running: How to Train When You're Not Hitting the Pavement

Running: How to Train When You're Not Hitting the Pavement

For some reason or another, you’ve decided to sign up for a race. Maybe it has been a personal goal of yours for some time or you just wanted to run it with some friends. Whatever the case, you may be wondering what else you need to do besides log your weekly mileage.
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.
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
Yoga for Enhanced Sports Performance

Yoga for Enhanced Sports Performance

Typically, competitive athletes focus on strength training with weights. Building strength and muscle mass has its benefits but also dramatically decreases overall flexibility.
Avoiding Injuries while Gardening

Avoiding Injuries while Gardening

Spring is here and after a winter of decreased physical activity, gardening is a great way to get exercise that is low-impact and healthy. Injuries occur very often due to using the wrong tools for the job, repetitive motion, lifting, and twisting with heavy loads. We need to realize that gardening requires strength and flexibility to prevent injuries.
At the Core

At the Core

There are many benefits of a strong and toned abdomen; better athletic performance, improved posture, increased libido, higher self-confidence and improved balance.
Ken Breath, OrthoCarolina Motorsports on WTBQ

Ken Breath, OrthoCarolina Motorsports on WTBQ

Ken Breath, PT, ATC, LAT, Cert DN is the Manager of Motorsports Outreach for OrthoCarolina Motorsports. He works closely with NASCAR athletes, including rehabbing many of its drivers after various injuries. Listen to what he said about the season ahead, as he offers an insider’s perspective on the medical needs of the rigorous schedule of NASCAR.
Why Low-Impact Exercise is Important

Why Low-Impact Exercise is Important

We live in the era of Crossfit, Zumba and P90X. It can often feel like you have to endure a breathless, intense, fast-moving, punishing workout to see results.
Ode to the Morning Run: Charlotte-Area Runners Share Why It's So Special
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.
Why Foam Rolling is Important: A Soccer Player’s Perspective

Why Foam Rolling is Important: A Soccer Player’s Perspective

Not too long ago I was working with the U.S. Men’s National Beach Soccer team in their Beach World Cup qualifier tournament.
Bill Heisel on WTBQ talking about medical care in NASCAR

Bill Heisel on WTBQ talking about medical care in NASCAR

Bill Heisel is the Director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports
“Our goal is to Empower You”: The Four Questions Every Physical Therapy Patient Wants to Know
5 Things to Know about Charlotte Soccer Academy’s Brad Wylde

5 Things to Know about Charlotte Soccer Academy’s Brad Wylde

An interview with Brad Wylde, President and Executive Director of Charlotte Soccer Academy