Tag: fitness

Living The Healthy Life In Boone, NC

The charming WNC town of Boone is well-known for its natural beauty, hiking trails, whitewater rafting, and, of course, App State. The area also provides endless options when it comes to getting outdoors and staying fit and healthy. To get to the...

Living The Healthy Life in University City

In recent years Charlotte's University City area has flourished into much more than just a college town. It's a vibrant area with a lot to offer its residents from entertainment and cultural amenities to new dining and shopping destinations. There's also no shortage...

Living The Local Healthy Life: Our March Pick is Gastonia/Belmont

From scenic walking paths and mountain biking trails to state parks and whitewater rafting there are so many ways to get fit, active, and healthy in and near Gastonia. We consulted with the doctors and staff at ORTHOCAROLINA'S Gastonia Office at 870 Summit Crossing...

Living the Healthy Life: Matthews Edition

We all know that staying active and fit is one of the best things you can do for your long and short-term well-being. We thought we'd take a more in-depth look around to find the fun ways to be active in various neighborhoods and...

Body Recomposition: What It Is and How To Do It.

How many of us are happy with our bodies? There is some serious pressure from the media and our culture in general to manipulate our current bodies. In the fitness community, a common desire is to gain more muscle while losing more fat. We...

Early Summer Walks and Runs in Charlotte 2018

Keep your summer body looking beach-ready while building endurance, promoting cardiovascular health, and having fun at these local walking and running events- we have everything from fun runs to 5k's to 10k's. Post-race finish lines are also a great way to meet new people...

Final Update ~ Great Tips from OrthoCarolina’s Physical Therapists

October is more than national pumpkin spiced everything month, it is also National Physical Therapy Month. If you are an athlete, are over 60, or have had any serious injury, you have no doubt spent time ~ some painful and some pleasant ~ with these key...

Athleisure and the New Fitness Fashions in the Shops Right Now

Athleisure.  The new word for a trend taking over the fashion world.  You may be wondering what this word even means or you may have recently jumped on the 'athleisure wear' bandwagon.  Athleisure has transformed activewear from 24 hour fitness to 24 hour wear. Yoga pants, sweatshirts,...

New at Pure Barre Birkdale: Platform Classes & A Scoop Giveaway

If you remember, ScoopTheLake went on an exercise kick a few weeks back (you can read about it here) and tried all the best barre classes in LKN. We mentioned in the Barre-Hop post there was a new class at Pure Barre Birkdale called Platform.  I finally...

First Timer Scoop for the Charlotte Fitness Studios

Gym anxiety is real, y'all. That awkward feeling where you're trying to act like you know what's going on when you're really wondering "what do I do with my hands." Are you in need of a little encouragement to squash the "first timer" intimidation factor...

Shade Running in Charlotte

It's hot out there. The kind of hot that makes people tired, grumpy, and unmotivated to venture far beyond the sweet relief of their AC. As a Charlotte native, you'd think I'd be used to it by now, but I am most definitely not....

Scoop goes Barre-hopping in LKN

I think we probably all know someone who does barre classes - they are usually bouncing around in Lululemon and a glittery headband - green juice in hand. If that someone is your friend, they are probably telling you about how great Barre is...

Fast Twitch vs Slow Twitch Muscle and How It May Affect Your Training

Do you love sprinting but the thought of a marathon makes you cringe? And does it seem like your friend could easily run 100 miles in a day without blinking an eye? It could all be in your genetics, thanks to the number of...

From the CLT Fitness Pros – Pregnancy & Working Out. Safety, Tips, Thoughts.

Not only does regular exercise during pregnancy act as a mood booster, it also preps your body for the labor and delivery. Needless to say, it is important to practice caution and be very self-aware when working out during this time in your life....

Bar Method SouthPark Offers Scoop Fans One Month Unlimited Classes for Just $59.

Happy One Year Anniversary to The Bar Method SouthPark! To celebrate, all next week (August 15 through 21st) Bar Method is having a CLIENT APPRECIATION WEEK, with daily discounts, treats and prizes. Follow The Bar Method Charlotte on Facebook HERE and Instagram HERE to...

Big News! Hilliard Studio Method Starts Classes at the Lake Right After Labor Day.

I'm just gonna say it. There's barre and then there's Hilliard. Don't get me wrong, all barre, sculpting and pilates classes are startlingly challenging and effective. I dare you nay-sayers to take two weeks of 3 classes a week and NOT feel the challenge. This...

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