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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
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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