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Ready, set, go: Mayors’ Fitness Challenge kicks off Sunday

March 10. The towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville will kick off the 2023 Mayors’ Fitness Challenge Sunday, March 12, on the Bailey Road Park Football Field. The 2-4 pm event is free to the public. Wear blue for Cornelius Participants are encouraged to wear colors representing their town: Blue for Cornelius, red for Davidson, […]


Ready to get fit? Register now for the Mayors’ Fitness Challenge

Feb. 2. Registration is open for the third annual Mayors’ Fitness Challenge. Residents of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville register as one town team and try to win the title of Fittest Community. Details The 2023 fitness challenge will run six weeks, March 12 – April 22. The goal for each town is to have the […]

Carolina Thread Trail map

Carolina Thread Trail has new 15-county, interactive map

Dec. 27. The Carolina Thread Trail has a new interactive online trail map, with nearly 500 miles of publicly accessible trails and greenways, not to mention river trails for paddling. The redesigned website has information about free recreation opportunities across 15 counties in the Greater Charlotte region filtered by location, type of activity, difficulty and […]

YogaSix opening in The Shops at Fresh Market

April 16. YogaSix, owned by longtime friends who met in college in Tehran, is opening next week in the Shops at Fresh Market. Headquartered in Irvine, Ca., YogaSix is part of Xponential Fitness, a franchisor of boutique fitness brands. Their story Franchise owners Ali Alamir and Alireza Rashidi moved to the US from Iran and […]

Lake Norman Stars:

Back Row L-R – Stefi Williams, Jordan Kritzinger, Fiona Garvey-Knapp, Rachel Rogers, Cleo Neal, Bridget Steen

Front Row L-R – Zoe Garvey Knapp, Micayla Phillips, Abby Jordon, Lilly Jordon, Kayley Rutherford, Violet Klienschmidt; Macy Schaino, Kendall Phillips, Alyssa Rutherford, Adilyn Williams

YMCA Stars shone at Furman meet

Jan. 26. The Lake Norman YMCA Stars gymnastics team walked away with multiple accolades during the three-day Furman Classic held at Upward Star Center in Spartanburg, SC. Their sweep included 28 first place event finishes, 29 event second place finishes, 14 third place event finishes and 6 first-place All Around winners. All this happened in spite […]

The MoMA Smart Rope displays your jump count with LED lights. $80

7 healthy holiday gift options, the COVID-19 edition

Nov. 16. By Cliff Mehrtens. Giving the gift of good health this holiday season – like many things during COVID-19 – will be slightly different. Many gyms, fitness centers and health clubs have closed, or are open at a reduced capacity because of the virus. And, let’s face it, the more we distance, the more […]

YMCA open house Oct. 29

Oct. 14. The Lake Norman YMCA has completed work on a 10-month, $2 million renovation that includes state-of-the-art Barre and Cycle Studios, plus functional fitness areas with space for custom workouts. There is also a new “Y Kids” area designed with safety and fun in mind, in addition to existing spaces for group exercise classes […]