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For a girls' night out, most women would likely choose a bar or restaurant over a strip club. But don’t worry about objectifying the male performers, ladies—a recent study out of the University of Colorado Denver found that stripping might actually boost men’s self-esteem.
CU Denver sociology...
July 29 2015, 12:45 PM
—Photo courtesy of Jen Garza and Britton Thomas
When Jen Garza and Britton Thomas were first introduced, they bonded, like most strangers do, over their similarities. The thing they had in common, though, was unusual: Both had lost their spouses to cancer.
Garza and Thomas had connected through Marcia Donziger, the founder of a Denver-based...
July 16 2015, 1:45 PM
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If you’ve signed up for a triathlon on a whim or to get in shape, or you’ve always dreamed about how amazing it would be to cross that finish line, here are some tips to get you off your sofa and running—and biking and swimming—towards your goal, from someone who's been there:
July 16 2015, 10:15 AM
In 1970, Congress amended the Public Health Service Act, initially passed in 1944, to include a program known as Title X: The National Family Planning Program. Through this initiative, the federal government helped fund free or heavily discounted family-planning services, which were available...
July 15 2015, 3:30 PM
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While Colorado may be the least obese state in the nation, more than one in five residents still retain too much body fat for what’s considered healthy. Most have tried to lose those extra pounds, but simply working out more (which usually helps maintain weight, not shed it) or going...
July 2 2015, 10:01 AM
Kristina Sutcliffe of O Dance; Image courtesy of Kristina Sutcliffe
Like many who first try hoop dance, I was looking for an enjoyable way to stay fit. Forcing myself to go on a run, attend a kickboxing class, or sweat through circuit drills always felt unsustainable and devoid of any sense of joy.
After watching a mesmerizing hoop dancer at a music festival, I...
July 1 2015, 3:30 PM
Every Wednesday for more than a year, I drove past a sign on Santa Fe Drive that reads “Navy SEAL Danny Dietz Memorial Highway” and wondered, “Who’s that?” And every time, I’d forget to look it up when I got home. Then came the blockbuster Lone Survivor—the Hollywood portrayal of Operation Red...
June 24 2015, 8:31 AM
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In the winter, city folk commonly head to the mountains for their exercise and entertainment. In the summer months, though, it’s all about taking advantage of what Denver has to offer. With all the unique exercise opportunities being put on this summer—by gyms, yoga studios, and other local orgs—...
June 18 2015, 12:20 PM