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The Mile High City is bursting with ways to tone your tummy (and your thighs, and your biceps). Every month, new fitness studios open—all with methods sworn to revolutionize the way you work out. While they can’t all be the right fit for everyone, it's worth giving them a try. (Plus, we can never...
October 14 2015, 1:25 PM
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Turns out the "Mile High City" moniker isn't just referring to our particularly high elevation.
A new study by QualityHealth, a health information website, names Denver the nation's "copulation capital." Taking into account contraceptive sales, statewide birth and fertility...
October 8 2015, 11:05 AM
At TEDxMileHigh, life is a playground waiting to be explored.
This weekend, seven Coloradans took the stage at University of Denver's Newman Center for the Performing Arts to share their take on "Ideas at Play," the latest event from TEDxMileHigh, the local iteration of TED, a global nonprofit dedicated to expressing "ideas worth spreading" through...
September 21 2015, 3:15 PM
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When it comes to knee pain, active Coloradans pretty much corner the market. In fact, at Therapydia Denver, knee pain makes up approximately 30 to 35 percent of the complaints that therapists hear. Even if you've never injured your own knees (count yourself lucky), the physical therapists at...
August 27 2015, 10:00 AM
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Denver’s boutique studio scene has exploded with growth in the past few years (see “The Absolute Best Colorado Workouts for You”), but barre classes in particular are becoming as much of a Mile High fixture as yoga pants and hiking boots. In fact, the resistance-based sessions are so popular...
August 21 2015, 1:01 PM
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The practice of meditation has become a popular way to calm a frenzied mind. (Although recent Colorado statistics aren’t readily available, about 18 million adults regularly engage in meditation nationwide.) Yet the staff at the Residences Viceroy Snowmass, a condominium-hotel hybrid in the Aspen...
August 12 2015, 9:25 AM
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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
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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