FITNESS & HEALTH

Would My Doctor Recommend Acupuncture?

With Tryon Medical Partners Many patients assume conversations about “alternative”...

Spotting Orthopedic Issues in Your Elderly Relatives (Plus Elder-proofing Your Home)

Now that we're vaccinated against COVID-19, we're doing something...

How to Buy Sunscreen – A Dermatologist’s Guide

With Dr. Erin Hodges With so many choices, how do...

COVID-19 and Mammograms: 5 Things You Need to Know

With Dr. Elizabeth Barnhardt Kirkland Preventive medical care such as mammograms, colonoscopies and annual exams are key to maintaining overall health. Early detection helps people work with their primary care physician to develop an action plan, with the goal of...

Best Ways For Charlotte Senior Citizens to Stay Active With Community Groups

As we age, staying fit may fall to the wayside as we shift focus to other priorities (playing with grandkids and enjoying some well-deserved post-retirement relaxation, for example). But for senior citizens, it's more important than ever before to...

Dilworth’s Chic & Modern Mood House Takes Massage to the Next Level

If you are looking for a massage in Charlotte, check out the new-ish Mood House in Dilworth. Designed as a modern massage spa with a Palm Springs vibe Mood House brings a new level of design to our local...

Getting Back In The Gym: How to Safety Restart Your Workout Regimen

As more people get vaccinated, gyms increase capacity and we slowly return to the "new normal," it may be tempting to jump right back into your workout where you left off. But if your past year consisted of mostly...

Why COVID-19 Variants Make Your Vaccine Even More Important

With Dr. Dale Owen & Dr. Ryan Shelton of Tryon Medical Partners As vaccines become available to everyone in North Carolina, it can feel like there is a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. But, with the growing...

New Kind of Fitness Studio Opens with a Scoop Exclusive 3 Month Giveaway

Get In On Our Membership Giveaway and Get Fit With Manduu Charlotte Manduu Charlotte, the region’s first state-of-the-art EMS training & fitness studio just opened at StoneCrest to provide a new, safe choice for fitness and wellness in South Charlotte. Manduu is...

Drinking More During the Pandemic: 5 Tips for a Healthy Balance

We can all agree that this past year was tough. As stay-at-home orders were issued and people were coping with remote learning and Zoom meetings, recycling bins overflowed with beer, wine and liquor bottles.  In September 2020, a study published...

Tips for Safely Doing Strength Training and HIIT at Home

During the past year our homes have morphed into much more than just houses: they've become offices, schools and gyms as well. And even though people are slowly trickling back to their workplaces and school buildings, many are opting...

Orangetheory Opening Soon in the Park Road Shopping Center

We know you’ve heard how amazing the Orangetheory Fitness workouts are, and if you live near Park Road in Myers Park, you will soon have a new location near you so you can see for yourself.  Charlotte's newest Orangetheory...

10 Safety Tips For Exercising Outdoors

Hitting the (home) gym is great, but there's just something restorative about working out outdoors. Whether it's breathing in some fresh air, getting a much-needed dose of Vitamin D or just getting out of the house for awhile --...

7 Tips To Prepare for Your COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment

After toiling through a pandemic full of loss, grief and worry, making an appointment for that first vaccine can be an emotional experience. Whether it’s for the safety of loved ones, getting back to work or just being able...

Give the Gift of Wellness & Get Your Own Gift Back with This Valentines Deal from Massage Envy

Yes, flowers & chocolates are nice, and wine & champagne are nicer. But for a lot of scoop girls, a gift of self-care is best of all, and yes, we need it now more than ever. TLC to the rescue!...

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