—Image courtesy of Apex Movement Denver
The Gist: Cirque du Soleil–like trapeze exercises that build mid-air confidence
Ideal For: Divers, gymnasts, and skiers/snowboarders
The Pro: Gold medalist pole-vaulter and Coloradan Pat Manson
What You’ll Do: Swing on a bar 30 feet in the air...
You’ve worked hard to get fit all season. As your schedule picks up, keep your summer physique with a few moves from three local trainers that you can squeeze in between car pool shifts.
Owner/founder, Bonza Bodies Fitness
Side Slide With Dumbbell Curl...
Armed with a can of turquoise spray paint, Denverite Jonathan Lamb eyes his target: the side of a furniture factory in RiNo. He shakes the canister and, in the middle of the day, begins spraying. Lamb doesn’t need to wait for darkness to create his masterpiece—this graffiti is sanctioned...
July 17 2014, 12:27 PM
—Photo by John Burcham
Although Airstream trailers have been around for nearly a century, their recent spike in visibility (thank you, Grey’s Anatomy) has spawned a robust rental market. Denverite Bill Ward is reaping the benefits of the craze—by accident. The 40-year-old Ward, an avid traveler, bought his first...
—Photo illustration by Amanda Croy
Telluride has long been known for two things: music festivals in the summer and steep, untracked lines in the winter. Now, the mountain town hopes to add “innovation hot spot” to its identity with the Telluride Venture Accelerator (TVA). Launched in 2012, the TVA is the country’s first startup...
—Image courtesy of Stephanie Friday
From the futuristic vibe of Snooze to the stripped-down appeal of Ace Eat Serve, Denver’s hippest eateries boast atmospheres as varied as their entrées. Yet these and nearly a dozen other Front Range favorites have one thing in common: Melissa Friday.
Once a successful, well-compensated chef in...
Because a straightforward 5K can become routine in a state this superfit, Louisville-based Human Movement Management taps into entertainment trends to create some of the country’s most innovative fun runs, attended by 875,000 eager sneaker-wearers nationwide in 2013. Up next (besides total world...
—Photography by Jeff Nelson
I’ve always taken solace in shoe size. Unlike all the other numerical markers we acquire in this data-driven world—age, weight, credit rating—shoe size rarely changes. I’ve been an eight since around age 13. So imagine my shock when, on a recent trip to the new Boulder Running Company location in...