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Colorado seems like an idyllic place to live—between the mountains, the sunshine, and the laidback attitude that flourishes here, it’s easy to understand why more and more people (especially young adults) are making the Centennial State home.
But Colorado has historically ranked toward the top...
May 15 2015, 3:00 PM
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Whether you’ve signed up for an organized run or just want to increase your mileage, here are some training tips to get you running faster and farther—and have more fun while doing it.
Set your goal. Your training plan should be based upon your current fitness level and your ultimate goal, says...
May 14 2015, 2:30 PM
If you’ve lived in the Mile High City for several years or even months, you probably breathe normally. But think back to when you first moved to Denver (or for natives, when out-of-town guests first visited you here), and you’ll likely recall the times when you—or your friends—lost your breath from...
May 12 2015, 3:19 PM
In 2003, the U.S. Department of Education conducted a survey of almost 20,000 Americans ages 16 and older, designed to measure the health literacy of the population. The agency was measuring what percent of individuals could perform tasks like taking a prescription per a doctor’s orders, practicing...
April 29 2015, 2:30 PM
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Whether you’ve already signed up for an upcoming organized bike ride or simply want to increase your stamina, here are some tips to get you pedaling farther and faster—and have more fun while doing it.
Gradually increase your mileage. You should start training about 12 weeks in advance...
April 28 2015, 1:00 PM
It’s a chilly night in February, but you wouldn’t know it inside Denver’s Wellshire Event Center, where 150-plus people cram into the space for a night of food, drinks, and entertainment. From the start, the event looks like a typical fundraising gala: open bar, silent auction, donation envelopes...
April 23 2015, 4:45 PM
Event emcee—and Boulder adventurer—Ryan Van Duzer knows a thing or two about the benefits of playing in the dirt. (Photo courtesy of MeSimple)
You don't have to explain the benefits of getting outside to most Coloradans. But, if you're like me, appreciating the beauty of nature and the fun that can be found in our mountains and rivers doesn't mean you necessarily get to experience those things as often as you'd like.
April 16 2015, 4:30 PM
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When Chanda Hinton Leichtle was nine years old, she was playing with friends when one of them picked up a .22 rifle. He thought it was unloaded. Instead, a bullet was discharged, severing Hinton Leichtle’s spinal cord between her C5 and C6 vertebrae and making her a quadriplegic before she hit...
April 15 2015, 2:45 PM