At Cary’s Aradia Fitness, Pole Dancing Stays In The Family

aradia-pole-dancing-caryCary, NC — When Terri Kerr opened America’s first Aradia Fitness franchise in 2007, few would have considered trying pole dancing as their weekly exercise regimen. But the sport has quickly merged towards the mainstream over the past six years, thanks in large part to the success of pole dancers on television shows like America’s Got Talent. Now in her fifties, Kerr is passing ownership of the successful studio on to her daughter, Dakota Fox. Read more

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Pool Safety for Parents & Kids

pool safetyCary, NC – Pool safety; it’s not the first thing that comes to mind when we think of summer fun. But if you are a lifeguard or swim instructor, you are training to prevent drowning and pool accidents across the hundreds of pools in the Triangle. Read more

70 Runners Run 7 miles in 70 minutes to Dedicate Greenway


Story by Alisa Wright Colopy, photos courtesy of Fit and Able Productions which offers classes through the town of Cary to motivate people to get fit and active outdoors.

Cary, NC – The Town of Cary dedicated the final section of the Black Creek Greenway this past Saturday, June 1, 2013. There was also a novel twist: signing up 70 Runners to Run 7 miles in 70 minutes or less (at 7am). Read more

Pole Dancing Fitness at Cary Arts Center


Photo of Caterina Gennaro by Iris Romanowski-Smoot.

Cary, NC – Not sure how we missed this, but there was a Pole Dancing Fitness Competition over the past weekend at Cary Arts Center. Read more

Fitness: The Buddy Advantage for the New Year

Story by Troy Rininger, Manager of Fitness Together Studio in Cary. Photo by Edson Hong.

Cary, NC- The temptations of the holiday season – baked goods, candy canes, cocktail parties and large social gatherings centered on food – can lead you down the path of weight gain, irritability and inactivity during the cold, dark winter months. To overcome these temptations and stay focused on consistently working out and eating healthy during the holidays, you may need to enlist the help of a workout buddy. We call it “The Buddy Advantage.” Read more

Health: 3 Tips for Diabetes Month

Story by Troy Rininger, Manager of Fitness Together Studio in Cary. Photo by Seth Werkheiser.

Cary, NC –Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Here are 3 Tips to stay healthy and strong.   Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness: 10 Ways to be More Active

Story contributed by Troy Rininger, Manager of  Fitness Together-Cary. Photo from Sean Dreilinger.

Cary, NC – In honor and recognition of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s important to revisit the importance of being active and eating healthy in order to reduce the risk of diseases such as cancer, increase fitness levels, and promote healthy living and longevity. Read more

3 Tips for Fall Fitness

Story by Troy Rininger, Manager of Fitness Together-Cary. Photo by Esben Bøg Jensen.

Cary, NC –  To help you get back into your fitness groove this fall, here are  3 Tips for re-activating your exercise routine. Read more

Little Gym is Serious Fun

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – We hear the stats every day: obesity is an epidemic among the youth of our nation. Annie Andruchowitz, owner of the Little Gym of Cary, has a plan in place to get kids active in a fun and engaging environment. Read more

Cross Currents Fun Run July 7

Story from staff reports. Photo by Z. Smith Reynolds Library.

Cary, NC – Support the arts in Cary at the Cross Currents Fun Run, Saturday July 7 in beautiful Bond Park. Read more