FITNESS & HEALTH

Healthcare 101: Three Tips to Stay Healthy in Your 40s

With Michael Farwell, DO, Tryon Medical Partners  People often panic...

Acid Reflux – What Is It? What Makes It Worse? (Hint: Age, Wine, Coffee)

There’s nothing worse than when that burn starts and...

Three Facts Everyone Should Know About IUDs

With Erin Stone, MD, FACOG, Tryon Medical Partners  While the...

How to eat enough greens during the holiday season

If you're like many Americans, the only greens on your mind around this time of the year are in the form of wreaths and Christmas trees- not spinach and broccoli. But we're doing our bodies a huge disservice when we...

Lung Cancer Screenings: Saving grandmothers everywhere.

by Brooke Neal I had a favorite grandmother growing up. Most kids do. Mine was fun and funny. Imaginative and childlike. She used to dream up the craziest, silliest, most farfetched stories to tell me at bedtime (instead of just...

Liz Hilliard answers some of our CARDIO questions.

I got an email from Hilliard Studio Method which shared Liz's thoughts on doing Cardio and Losing Weight recently, and thought you guys might be interested in the topic.  Liz's p.o.v. lines up with what I've read as current...

8 health and beauty benefits of pumpkin

It seems like we can find just about anything in a pumpkin flavor these days.  I've personally seen pumpkin muffins, bagels, cookies, waffles, cream cheese, pancake mix, salsa, and even soda. While constantly chowing down on orange pastries is probably...

scoop does a Barre hop: Your Guide to the Charlotte Barre Studios.

I'm not sure I've ever actually participated in a bar hop; even in college. Mostly because it's hard enough for me to decide ONE place to go for the evening, much less multiple places. Then ya gotta find a...

Why and How You Should Be Using Coconut Oil

Over the course of the past few years, I’ve become a bit of a coconut oil maniac, and I’ve been using it like crazy. If you’re not using coconut oil, maybe you've seen it in the store or heard something...

“40 is the New Pink” – Charlotte Radiology’s Mobile Mammography Unit

by Leigh Ann Young of baseballlovestory.com Based on the American Cancer Society's recommendation, annual breast cancer screenings should start at age 40. Why? Because one of the keys to beating breast cancer is early detection. Since I am comfortably in that age bracket, I decided...

Injectables Part Deux: Sculptra, Restylane, Juvederm… Discuss!

by Beverly Perkins   MARCH INJECTABLES SPECIAL  from Charlotte Skin & Laser Buy 2 vials of Sculptra, get 1  1 ml syringe of Restylane FREE. That's right FREE! A $625 savings *Needs to be used it all in one visit. Last time we visited To...

Lauren’s FlyBarre Challenge Diary. Barre date 3/3/13.

Dear FlyBarre, We've had quite the rendezvous. It's only been six weeks but I'm calling for a break. We've had great times together, some better and some worse, but it's simply time for us to see others. Don't think I'm leaving...

Lauren’s FlyBarre Challenge Diary. Barre date 2/18/13.

Dear Flywheel, I can't believe it could be almost over between us. With only two weeks left to the FlyBarre Challenge, I'm sad to say I'll be missing the four dates we've been sharing each week. You started off as...

Lauren’s Fly Barre Challenge Diary. Barre date 2/3/13.

Dear Flywheel, I can safely say my love/hate relationship for you has turned in to pure adoration. It's week two of the FlyBarre Challenge and though some days I wake up feeling sore in places I didn't know existed, I...

The Scoop on Flywheel.

Have you heard about the new cycling studios in town?  Flywheel.  Maybe so, they've been getting a lot of buzz.  And maybe you've wondered, like I did, seriously, how great can a spinning / cycling studio be? There are no...