FITNESS & HEALTH

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

With Dr. Elizabeth Barnhardt Kirkland Preventive medical care such as...

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

If you are looking for a massage in Charlotte,...

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

As more people get vaccinated, gyms increase capacity and...

Why You Shouldn’t Diet This Year

Here’s why you shouldn’t diet this year.   Guest post contributed by Companion Health, where you'll find functional medicine combined with traditional medicine to help you heal your body from the inside out. You’ve already tried Whole30. You’ve dabbled with keto, and...

Ear-Savers, Lavender, Criss-Cross and More Mask-Wearing Tips From the Ones Who Know Best

For months, we have been hearing warnings about the spread of COVID-19 growing worse with the increased indoor activity of winter. We are now officially in the throes of the latest surge. While there is great news about vaccine...

Student-Athlete Fitness in the Off-Season

Any parent of a student-athlete knows when their child's sport is in season, it's "game on" (so to speak). Multiple weekly workouts, practices, scrimmages, meets and games can become like a full-time job as these young athletes strive for...

Be Stronger Than The Holidays with Orangetheory Fitness

Your First Class is FREE! Don't let the holiday season get you off track from reaching your goals. And don't let the "Covid 19" turn in to the Covid 25! All 11 studio locations are open and strictly following...

Ok, So Just What’s It Gonna Take to Burn Off That Meal?

Ugh. It's so much fun when it's happening, but then reality sets in and you want to get out and work that gigantic Thanksgiving meal off. So just what does it take? Well, for perspective, most Americans consume anywhere from 2,500...

An Update on COVID-19 Testing – FAQs and What You Should Know

When the pandemic began, we all learned about this “novel coronavirus,” meaning a brand new strain. Since then, we’ve dropped “novel” out of the conversation and are all far too familiar with COVID-19. The pandemic certainly doesn’t feel new...

Female Physicians’ Recommendations on Balancing It All During a Pandemic

When the world began to shut down in March and jobs and schools went remote, many of us struggled to adjust to all of the changes being thrown our way. This, coupled with the unknowns about coronavirus, resulted in...

Senior Fitness & Healthy Elder Habits. Keeping ALL of Your Loved Ones Healthy.

As women, the role of caretaker often falls to us — for our homes, our kids and eventually, our elderly relatives. And even if we aren't living with our aging family members full-time, we often find ourselves checking in:...

Tips for Walking & Running Safety in Charlotte

"So, you're a runner! It must have been tough not being able to do that right now. A lot of people find it to be such a release," my new chiropractor mused after I told him about an injury...

Losing the COVID “19” Safely: Tips on Fitness & Avoiding Injuries These Days. Plus What’s an Exercise Snack?

With winter around the corner and many schools and sports still on hold, it might be tougher to stay in shape. But that doesn't mean it's an excuse to hole up on the couch until spring returns — that's...

COVID-19, Flu, Cold or Allergies? Know Your Symptoms.

These days, anyone who sniffles or sneezes may be quick to get a side-eye from those around them. They may proclaim, “It’s just allergies!” but in 2020, any symptoms could be seen as suspect.  As we guard ourselves and our...

Healthy Tips on Work & Study from Home for the Whole Family

Working from home has become the norm for people all over the country, and with many companies telling employees not to expect that to change for the foreseeable future, you may be considering upgrading the home workstation you haphazardly...

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