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
—Photo courtesy of the Chanda Plan Foundation
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
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Here in Colorado, many women’s fitness wardrobes are flashier than the rest of their closets (think: Lululemon versus Patagonia). But it’s much easier to tell whether yoga pants are hugging your angles right than to find a sports bra that, let’s just say, offers the right support.
April 7 2015, 10:45 AM
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The recent weather has treated Coloradans to a refresher course in balmy temperatures and sunny skies, but we could all use a full-body (and mind) rejuvenation session to return to complete health after the dreary winter months. At least that’s what local yoga studios and resorts seem to be...
March 24 2015, 2:00 PM
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One annoying trait of my workout partner: It always knows when I’m slacking off. My partner isn’t another human being or even a four-legged companion; it’s a heart rate monitor. Our friendship started after I went through a Metabolic Assessment at Life Time Fitness. The 20-minute assessment...
March 19 2015, 12:30 PM
—Photograph by Dan Saelinger
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QiFlow Downtown offers cycling, yoga, boot camps, and more in RiNo (mage courtesy of ClassPass)
I've never been one to drop hard-earned money on expensive gym memberships. I prefer using that cash for an annual ski pass and dues for local volleyball leagues—or just going for a free run outside after work. (Worth noting: I've also been lucky enough to live in apartment buildings with in-house...
March 16 2015, 2:00 PM
Epic Ryde tiers its bikes so the riders can see the instructor more clearly.
Indoor cycling studio Epic Ryde is getting a tune-up this weekend.
After three years in Edgewater, owner Lori Melchior and crew are moving to a new location in RiNo, with a grand opening party on Saturday, March 14. The 3,000-square-foot space—nearly double the size of Epic Ryde’s former gym—...
March 12 2015, 10:45 AM