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We’re Back With Local Men’s Style Modeled by Charlotte Doctors

Summer style in Charlotte's heat & humidity can be a challenge, and we haven't had to deal with anything but tees and workout clothes for seemingly forever. Now that we can safely head out and socialize, it's time to shop for some new togs....

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 stay active. And working out...

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 "rest days," you may need...

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 to continue working out at...

Shopping 2021 Spring Fashion Trends with Physician Assistants.

We had fun shopping what's new for spring fashion on one of February's only warm & sunny evenings last week! The ladies at Paul Simon Women in SouthPark did an amazing job styling OrthoCarolina Physician Assistants, Jennifer Suckow, PA-C and Melissa Williams, PA-C. These...

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 -- heading outside can supercharge our...

Studio Discounts + Enter to Win FREE Memberships & More Ways to Stay Fit in 2021

Ready for round 2? We have five more Charlotte fitness studios ready to welcome you back (masked and with Covid protocols, of course!). Read through for new member deals on classes and monthly memberships and enter to win! Our partners at OrthoCarolina have generously sponsored...

Kick Off 2021 with These Charlotte Fitness Deals. Plus Enter To Win Fitness Packages Like a Year Free, 3 Months Free & More.

Last year changed our fitness routines. We started out January 2020 having to book our classes days ahead to secure a space, and we signed up for 5k and 10k races to set fitness goals. By March, those group workouts turned into solo walks...

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 greatness. But when the season...

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: are they taking their medications?...

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 a recipe for orthopedic issues. We...

Shopping Fall Fashions with Local Women Doctors

We had such fun and great response to our summer style article featuring several doctors from OrthoCarolina wearing men's fashions from Onward Reserve that we reprised the topic for Fall Fashion for Women, with several Physicians and Physician Assistants from Ortho styled by the...

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 threw together back in March....

How to Run a Virtual Road Race and 12 CLT Races to Compete in This Fall

Runners are always on the prowl for the next race on the calendar, but 2020 has sidelined many road racer's motivation for running. With most in-person races cancelled or postponed, it can be hard to keep testing your abilities through training. But training for...

Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy — Why It’s Common and When to See an Expert

Pregnant women, unfortunately, have to deal with a myriad of aches and pains, but perhaps none more common than lower back pain. According to the National Institute of Health, about half of all pregnant women (although some studies estimate up to 90 percent!) will suffer...

Men’s Summer Style Modeled by Local Charlotte Doctors

Right before the temps hit the July 90's we stopped by Onward Reserve in the PRSC to shop men's summer style with some of the Drs. from OrthoCarolina. It may go without saying, but photo shoots during COVID present unique challenges ~ masks and...

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