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Gym Class At Home: How to Keep Your Virtual Learners Active

With school gone digital, parents and caregivers are getting creative to keep their virtual learners physically active. Matt Erbe, PT, walks through how he brought gym class home for his two elementary-school-aged kids.

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Why Cycling is a Great Sport to Pick Up in Your 50s and Where to Go Around Charlotte

The health benefits alone are a good enough reason to start pedaling around town no matter your age.

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How to Replenish Electrolytes

In your body, electrolytes are essential for transmitting signals that help to maintain a balance of fluids, healthy muscle contraction, and normal function of the nervous system, which includes the brain.

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Hiking for Beginners: Where to Start & How to Stay Safe

The weather is warm, trails are open and the great outdoors is calling. Wherever you go, keep these tips in mind for a fun and safe hike.

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Nordic Walking for a Full-Body Workout

Nordic walking, or pole walking, is a low-impact, full-body exercise that combines strength and cardiovascular fitness.

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9 Ways to Get Outdoors and Help Your Community and Why It’s Important For Your Kids

Being good stewards to the environment is a great way to support your community and bring your family together, and the earlier you start, the better.

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8 Fun Activities You Can Enjoy Outside with Your Kids

Children are a great motivator for getting out of the house and into the outdoors.

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How to Spice Up Your Running Routine

Whether you log 2 or 20 miles, changing up your running or jogging routine will keep your workouts effective, interesting and even fun.

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4 Frozen Waterfalls To Explore in Western Carolina this Winter

Waterfalls take on a new look in winter as their icy cascades produce surreal sights and sounds. Discover these four gems around Asheville.

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How to Tackle a Long-Distance Hike in Winter

You don't have to pack up your hiking shoes when the snow starts to fall. Here, insider tips on tackling a long-distance hike in winter.

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5 Ways to Beat the Cold on Winter Hikes

Follow these expert tips to remain warm and comfortable on Carolina trails in winter.

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Salt Caves and Spiced Cider: Where to Go to Banish the Winter Blues in Western North Carolina

The pallor of winter can cast a dismal tone over the mountains of Western North Carolina. Thankfully, the Asheville area is well equipped with warmth, cheer, and rejuvenation- as long as you know where to look.

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3 Ways to Keep Kids Active (and Save Your Sanity) During the Winter

Don’t go stir crazy when cold weather sets in. Keep moving with these creative family activities.

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5 One-of-a-Kind Cabins, Cottages, and Yurts Near Asheville

Explore the outdoors around Asheville in style with these cabins, cottages, and yurts that offer luxurious amenities in natural settings.

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7 Winter Adventures in North Carolina Other than Downhill Skiing (and Where to Do Them)

Winter beautifully transforms North Carolina’s wild spaces into a playground for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy.

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7 Must-Do Hikes Along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina

Some are short, some are long, all of these hikes along the Blue Ridge Parkway are worth putting on your Western North Carolina hiking bucket list.

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7 Spine-Tingling Stories of Adventures in the Woods

From scary sounds to sinister strangers, these seven spine-tingling tales will put some extra thrill into your next campfire tale.

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9 Fall Foliage Trail Runs Around Charlotte

From the shores of Lake Norman to the top of Kings Pinnacle, here are nine great fall foliage runs near Charlotte.

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Guide to West Virginia’s Bridge Day 2019

Here's your guide to West Virginia's Bridge Day, a celebration of extreme sports and the natural beauty of the Mountain State.

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30 Reasons Why Autumn Is the Best Season to Get Outside in Asheville

There's nothing quite like fall in Western Carolina. Here are 30 reasons why autumn in Asheville is the most spectacular time of year.

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10 Top Hikes in the Southeast for National Park Fee-Free Days

Ranging from Florida to Virginia, here are 10 top hikes in the Southeast for national park fee-free days.

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20+ Family-Friendly Fall Adventures in North Carolina’s Triad and Triangle

From hikes to festivals to Halloween celebrations, here are more than 20 family-friendly fall adventures in North Carolina's Triad and Triangle.

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9 Best Swimming Hole Hikes in the Carolinas

Don't let the heat keep you from hitting the trails, these hikes will help keep you cool even when the sun is beating down.

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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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Top 10 Triad Waterfalls & Swimming Holes

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

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