—Photo courtesy of the Barre Code
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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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
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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
Jared Ciner (back left) leads a SPIRIT Club class
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Personal trainer Jared Ciner’s clients aren’t comfortable at most gyms—but they are, perhaps, the folks who most need to be there. Ciner, a Denver native, often works with people who have developmental disabilities (such as Down syndrome and autism spectrum disorders), a group that’s 58 percent...
Beck Moore, 14, trains for the Thomas Jefferson High School soccer team with Daniel Ward's help.
Thousands of eyes were tuned into the Broncos’ game Sunday—including those of many high schoolers who hope to play in the NFL someday. In order for these junior footballers, and other youth athletes, to fulfill their dreams, they’ll have to commit to more than just their standard team practices. At...
September 8 2014, 9:09 AM
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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...
—Image of Red Rocks Fitness Challenge courtesy of Visit Denver
A Colorado summer is something to be enjoyed. Why not make it your new gym? Here, just a few of the ways to join other Denverites in breaking a sweat outdoors.
Yoga: Denver Botanic Gardens
Say “Namaste” while surrounded by thousands of blooming flowers and plants. The Denver Botanic...
June 19 2014, 9:30 AM