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Our Fall Sports Guide for Charlotte High School Female Athletics

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. Fall sports are in full swing across the Charlotte area, and whether you are a parent or interested party, keeping up with everything can feel overwhelming. Our fall sports guide highlights the dates you need...

Healthy Living in Rock Hill, S.C.

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. As one of the fastest-growing suburbs outside of Charlotte, Rock Hill, S.C., continues to impress with its growing variety of cultural amenities, entertainment options, and shopping and dining destinations. There's absolutely no shortage of things...

Living the Healthy Life in Mooresville, NC

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. Mooresville has rightfully earned the nickname Race City USA for its plethora of racing related businesses, NASCAR garages, and museums, but the vibrant town has a lot more to offer residents than all things NASCAR...

Running Gear for Your Upcoming Race(s)

*Original post updated 2019* Whether you’re running the OrthoCarolina 10k or 5k this August or just interested in upping your personal running routine, the right running gear can shave precious seconds off of your pace. Sure a poor craftsman blames his tools and all that jazz, but...

Training and Recovery Tips for Your Summer 10K

The OrthoCarolina 10k Classic, the area’s premier summer running event, is quickly approaching and Scoop has you covered for the August 17th race with general running tips as well as expert advice. In its 10th year, this race has become a much-anticipated summer tradition for area...

CLT High School Female Cross Country Runners Going the Distance

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. Fall sports have arrived. While the temperatures insist that it remains summer, athletes across Charlotte are getting ready for the upcoming season. Whether you are a runner preparing for the 10th OrthoCarolina 10k Classic on...

Follow These 14 Charlotte Runners on Instagram for Training Inspo

Last year we gathered our favorite Instagram fitspiration here, and now we're narrowing our focus on the queens of the Charlotte roads, from Queens Road to Ballantyne. Check out our favorite runners to follow on Instagram to get you fired up for the OrthoCarolina...

Shade Running. The Best Places to Run in this Heat

*Original post updated 2019* It’s hot out there. The kind of hot that makes people tired, grumpy, and unmotivated to venture beyond the sweet relief of their AC. As a Charlotte native, you’d think I’d be used to it by now, but after 31 years...

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...

Charlotte Female Athletes to Keep an Eye on This Summer

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. Summer can feel slow in the sports sphere. However, there is plenty of action taking place in and around Charlotte, with connections that extend beyond North Carolina. Keep an eye on these female athletes in...

Women in Sports. North Carolina Women in the FIFA Women’s World Cup

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. Whether you are an ardent soccer supporter, a casual fan, or unfamiliar with the game, you probably know that when it comes to the United States national team (USWNT), women dominate. The US team has...

Living The Healthy Life in Hickory, NC

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. Situated in the foothills of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains between the bigger cities of Charlotte and Asheville, the small town of Hickory is steeped in rich history and Southern charm. For decades the area...

Summer Walks & Runs in CLT – Do Good While Doing Yourself Some Good

Hallelujah and holla back- we're officially headed full steam to another Carolina Summer! Although Spring in Charlotte feels a lot like 3 gorgeous, unreal days giving way to blinding heat and humidity through September, we're so happy she's back for a brief 2019 tour...

Charlotte Women In Sport = High School Sports Spring Guide

This article is brought to you by OrthoCarolina. You. Improved. Spring sports bloom in Charlotte, bringing one final chance to claim a state championship before high school graduation. Here is our guide to women's high school lacrosse, soccer, softball and track and field in 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...

What’s with the 30-Second Rule on Stretching?

This article was contributed by OrthoCarolina and Physician Assistant Matthew Dobler, PA-C, ATC At scoop, we've heard that you should hold a stretch for at least 30 seconds and up to a minute ~ and up to two minutes post workout. Static stretching, or stretching...

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