Tag: running

Charlotte Women in Sports – College Track & Field (Winter Season)

Davidson's Grace Loehr said it best in her Instagram post: "Track! is! back!" Track and field rarely gets any love, unless it is an Olympic year. Indoor track and field acts as the tuneup for the outdoor season. Competition opens up early in December, but...

Meet Just a Few of Charlotte’s Stellar Female Amateur Athletes

This series is brought to you by OrthoCarolina, and is part of our CLTWomen focus.    Charlotte is filled with stories of successful female athletes. We asked local female sports writer Ashley Mahoney to showcase a few we should know about. From high schools to collegiate programs,...

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...

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...

Running Gear Reco’s for your Training

Whether you're running the 10k, 5k, or the fun run, the right running gear can shave precious seconds off of your finish time. Sure a poor craftsman blames his tools and all that jazz, but those "tools" can make a huge difference in the running world....

Knee Bone: Get Connected & Running with OrthoCarolina

Hear that? It's your Spiced Pumpkin Latte reminding you to run off the calories you added with that extra whip. Fall is almost officially here and Charlotte is prepping for you.  There are races to be won.  Okay, jogged if you are going with me, but...

For the Love of Running – advice and tips on Long-Distance training.

Running offers the ultimate work-out.  Building cardiovascular health, strengthening and toning muscles, adding to your emotional health, burning fat & calories and even the social aspects drive those of us who carve out time for running.  It's got to be the easiest exercise to...

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