fitness

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MADabolic secures growth capital, looking to expand from 10 to 35 locations by the end of 2020

MADabolic, a fitness concept founded by former professional hockey players Brandon Cullen and Kirk DeWaele, has secured growth capital from ZGrowth, a...

I did yoga for the first time and had an out-of-body experience

I did yoga for the first time — trying to get better at taking care of myself — and it was a trippy experience. I haven’t always handled stress in the...

8 things I wish I knew before training for a marathon

Personally, I can think of about 3,234 things I’d rather do than run. Even still, the idea of long-distance running fascinates me. It takes a lot to...

Go outside: 50 best outdoor activities within 2 hours of Charlotte

This story is proudly presented by OrthoCarolina. Start planning your next outdoor adventure. #YouImproved Pause the Netflix, it’s time to go outside....

29 fitness deals available right now

While ringing in the new year, the annual fitness and health surge is once again on the rise. Feeling inspired? Check out these 29 fitness deals to kick start...

Meet the Charlotte Agenda’s inaugural Parents of the Year

Charlotte Agenda Parent of the Year is proudly presented by OrthoCarolina, the destination for comprehensive pediatric orthopedic care. Earlier this year, we...

10 boutique-style classes you can take at a YMCA

Memberships to boutique-style studios in the Charlotte area typically cost upwards of $200 a month, but with a YMCA of Greater Charlotte membership, free...

5 free ways to get your heart pumping

This paid content was created in partnership with OrthoCarolina. Coming up with excuses for why I can’t work out is one of my favorite pastimes....

Top 6 places to hike near Charlotte, plus a guide to their best trails

This article was updated August 2018. Sometimes, you need to get out of a concrete jungle and back into nature. Here are six places to do it within two hours...

Para-Guide might just be one of the most powerful volunteer opportunities for busy Charlotteans

This paid content was co-created in partnership with OrthoCarolina. I know that I’ve been guilty of it in the past… I’ve wanted to give back...

The Dowd YMCA’s fancy multi-million dollar expansion is now open, including a CrossFit gym, yoga and barre studios and a rooftop track

Phase one of the Dowd YMCA’s massive expansion and renovation project is complete, including a new CrossFit gym, yoga studio, barre studio and rooftop track....

I tried ClassPass in Charlotte for a week. Here’s how it went.

I’ve scrolled past the advertisement promising a week of free classes at least 100 times, but this month I finally caved and gave ClassPass a try. It always...