Fitness

Low-Carb “White” Mint Julep
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Many of us have memories of mint juleps in summertime. While it’s certainly a cooling drink perfect for the intense summer heat, winter’s quintessential flavors also claim mint among them. With a bright taste and fresh bite, mint juleps are often made with bourbon and syrup. That’s a little heavy (and sweet), however, for those […]

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PHOTOS: U.S. Paralympic gold medalist snowboarder surprises young athletes with new gear
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Mike Schultz, a U.S. Paralympic gold medalist in snowboarding, surprised nine young athletes with disabilities with new adaptive equipment Thursday, Dec. 6, at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The program is sponsored by Disabled Sports USA, one of the nation’s largest winter sports festivals for people with disabilities. The week-long event includes skiing and snowboarding lessons. Check […]

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Weekly Link Love—Edition 6
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Research of the Week In the healthy elderly, daily aspirin use failed to improve disability-free survival while increasing the risk of bleeding. Prenatal exposure to PFCS, found in teflon cooking surfaces and plastics used in food packaging, may reduce penis size and fertility. Adding powdered mustard seed to your cooked broccoli increases the amount of […]

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Torchlight parades, skiing Santas and other holiday celebrations at Colorado resorts
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Looks like Santa Claus will be skiing powder when he visits Colorado ski resorts this month, bringing cheer to their annual holiday festivities. With abundant natural snow making this one of the best early seasons in years, Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations in ski country could become the stuff of epic memories. Santa will […]

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4 Low-Carb (& Keto-Friendly) Cocktails
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It’s holiday party season, and no one wants to be left out of the celebration. Whether you’re eating Primal, paleo, general low-carb or even keto, there’s no reason to relegate yourself to club soda when you’d rather be enjoying something more… festive. Today we’ve got four delicious takes on classic cocktail recipes for your holiday. […]

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Gear shop Feral reborn in old movie theater after $100K crowdfunding
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Thanks to a swell of community support in a crowdfunding campaign that raised more than $100,000, Feral mountain gear owner Jimmy Funkhouser will unveil the store’s new location Saturday morning with a grand re-opening that will include free pancakes. “I don’t really know exactly how I’m going to feel, but I know it’s going to be emotional, […]

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Red Gerard, Chloe Kim and everyone else you’ll see at this year’s Dew Tour in Breckenridge
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compThe boarders. The skiers. The neon goggles. The Dew is back. Y’all ready for this? The Dew Tour returns to Breckenridge Dec. 13-16, bringing with it some of the world’s best boarders and skiers. I’m talking Colorado Olympians Red Gerard, Alex Ferreira, Gus Kenworthy, Arielle Gold and Birk Irving (youth Olympian). There are plenty of […]

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