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Try out the new 15 to Fit Pilates in Mooresville with $5 classes!

Confession: My first experience with Pilates was a $19.99 online DVD series from Windsor Pilates. I ordered it one night in college when I was studying (and eating pizza) and it seemed like just what I needed. For the next 2 years, my Pilates routine...

Here’s The Best Way to Get Free Classes at Hilliard this Month.

Girl, I know you love some free Hilliard. In case you missed it, there is one and only one surefire way to get your HSM groove on at no charge right now, at that is their REFER-A-FRIEND program. You can either take a friend along...

Vacation Video Shorts from our Charlotte Fitness Pros

Hitting the beach or the road for fun in the summer sun? If your plan is to take a break from everything but wine-ing and dining, that's my kind of vacay. I try not to break up the flow with too much exercise! But if...

Increasing your speed as you train for a race.

If the phrase "it's not a competition" is a tough pill for you to swallow, or family and friends won't answer your "Game night at my place?" texts, and coworkers fear you in your office fantasy football league, this post is for you. I...

Summer Fitness Deals right now ~ Friendly Folk Win

Newbies + Scoop = 20% off at Flywheel in June Special just for Scoop readers ~ FLY 3 or more times (for the first time) in June and get 20% OFF a 10- or 20-class pack or 20% OFF the first month of any unlimited...

Train with Us ~ Our Pick of Local Brewery Running Clubs

Having been thoroughly educated by our running experts in our last post prepping you for the OrthoCarolina 10k Classic in August, I hope you've been putting their advice to good use: listening to your body, but also hitting the pavement and getting your training time in.   With...

Stretching – Pros, Cons and Favorites from the Charlotte Fitness Experts

I know. You're lucky if you can fit in a workout much less time to stretch. The good news is there are mixed feelings about the benefits of stretching in the health community, although I've never been to a class that didn't at least end...

Our Spring Road Race Roundup is Here.

Road race season is officially upon us- runners of Charlotte rejoice! With something for everyone, from the beginner runner attacking their first 5k to the seasoned athlete looking to collect another medal, 2016 is packed with the most scenic, challenging, and fun races Charlotte...

Fitness Folks Favorites: On a Deserted Island, What is Your #1 Exercise?

About this time each year, in the long stretch between Christmas vacation and Spring Break, I start to dream of being stranded on an uncharted isle somewhere. No meetings, no homework, no cell phones. Course that would also mean no blow dryer, no Starbucks,...

Life after Lulu: Cool Workout Wear in Charlotte Right Now

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There's no time like the New Year to spruce up your workout wardrobe. Let's face it: it's easier to keep that resolution to work out five times a week if you get to wear a cute outfit every time. Here are what the fiercest fitness...

Tracy Anderson vs. Kayla Itsines — Battle of the Fitness Gurus

If you love (or even just tolerate) exercise, the two names you need to know right now are Tracy Anderson and Kayla Itsines. Both these ladies are the THING on the fitness scene, boasting an impressive list of celebrity clients between them. Here's our tale...

Start 2016 Off Skinnier & $2,500 Richer With OrangeTheory Fitness Lake Norman

What would you do for $2500 bucks? Could you do it for a week? What about 6? If that sounds like a no brainer to you, like it does to us, then visit the new Orangetheory Fitness Studio in Lake Norman. It's located in...

Lose weight sensibly in 2016 – FACT vs FICTION

We're a few days into the new year ... how are those weight-loss resolutions going? If you're eating your third donut of the day while reading this, don't panic! It's not too late to turn things around. For some professional advice, we chatted with Wellness...

When Can My Child Start Lifting Weights?

{photo source}   “When can my child start lifting weights?” Chris Gabriel, Physical Therapist at OrthoCarolina, gets asked that question almost every day. Chris, who is a certified strength and conditioning specialist who works with high school, college and even professional athletes, wants to let parents know...

Flywheel News: 50% off Your First Month & Member Appreciation Week

For those of us who are Unlimited Members of FLYWHEEL, the week of 9/28 is going to be a fun-filled, gift-filled extravaganza.   Starting Monday, 9/28 FLYWHEEL is going to be sending Unlimited Members 5 days of 5 gifts, to celebrate the company's 5...

What Do Charlotte’s Fitness Buffs Listen to When They Workout?

  For most of us, the music is half the fun. Or at the very least, the music gets you through it when you need that extra kick to keep going. Some prefer to workout to the same songs all the time; others love to mix...

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