Test Your Running Shoes

Test Your Running Shoes

Runners are often quick to blame shoes for injuries, and although not always the case, a properly functioning running shoe is important.
Running Cadence Counts

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.
Group Running Drills: How Can They Help You?

Group Running Drills: How Can They Help You?

Plus, three drills to try on your own
Your Running Form Matters

Your Running Form Matters

Running with good form can help runners be more efficient, improve overall performance and avoid injury.
Easy dynamic warm up for runners via the Charlotte Agenda

Easy dynamic warm up for runners via the Charlotte Agenda

OrthoCarolina trainer Chris Gabriel teaches Katie Levans how to warm up for a run with four easy moves
Running Partner Rules

Running Partner Rules

My favorite running partner is my wife Amanda. Running together gives us dedicated time away from hectic schedules and opportunities to build memories around races.
Running with a Purpose

Running with a Purpose

At OrthoCarolina we are big supporters of Isabella’s Dream Team. Read Erin’s full story, and learn how to get involved to help end childhood cancer.
Meet Aaron Hall. He likes to Run.

Meet Aaron Hall. He likes to Run.

“Running allows my mind to relax before the stress of the day begins.”
Staying a Step Ahead: Marathon Training Schedule Tips

Staying a Step Ahead: Marathon Training Schedule Tips

Crossing the finish line of your first marathon is an exhilarating experience.
Meet Matt. OC Loves to Run

Meet Matt. OC Loves to Run

“I love to run because of the competition and the ability to push yourself.”
The 30-Second Stretching Rule

The 30-Second Stretching Rule

It’s common to see runners at the start of a race quickly touching their toes or stretching their quads
Pre-Run Warm-Up: How to Properly Get Your Body Prepared to Run

Pre-Run Warm-Up: How to Properly Get Your Body Prepared to Run

Warming up your body properly can increase running performance and reduce the chance of injury.
Introducing 26.Brew!

Introducing 26.Brew!

A Half & Full Marathon Training Program powered by OrthoCarolina
Take Your Run on Vacation

Take Your Run on Vacation

The runner’s wave is a universal welcoming language.
First time triathlon success tips

First time triathlon success tips

Thinking about signing up for your first triathlon? For many, the idea of training for a swim, bike and run may seem exciting but also a little overwhelming...
A Well Balanced Runner

A Well Balanced Runner

As a foot and ankle provider, I often get asked a TON of questions regarding running...
4 things to do before you lace up this running season

4 things to do before you lace up this running season

If you’re like me, you’ve noticed temperatures rising and hours of daylight getting longer. That means running season is in stride and fun races are just around the corner.
Meet Aaron. OC Loves to Run

Meet Aaron. OC Loves to Run

Aaron Hewitt, Physician Assistant - Sports Medicine, Cartilage Restoration
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.

Should I run on the treadmill or outside? Is there a difference?

Sometimes, life happens and there’s literally not enough daylight to run--especially in the winter. In order to maintain your running schedule, you might need to get your miles on a treadmill.