Fitness

5 Reasons You Can’t Quit Sugar
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Let me guess. You’ve been on keto for 5-6 months and enthusiastically thinking this is how you’ll finally wrangle your sugar cravings into submission! You’re loading up on healthy fats, avoiding grains, and ditching highly processed, high-carb foods. Yet there’s that incessant nagging. You know, the one that tells you that life is too short […]

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Dear Mark: My Gym is Open, Is It Safe to Go?
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Across much of the world, movement restrictions are lifting, businesses are reopening, and gyms are coming back. While the next few weeks may paint a different picture, and cases are going up in many areas, many places now are seeing better overall trajectories. Deaths are down, which could be a lagging indicator and thus subject […]

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With summer plans canceled, RVs and campervans have become a new favorite among bored Coloradans
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The pandemic has left plenty of people with canceled vacation plans at the exact moment when they need a break. But in some sectors of the travel and outdoor industry, businesses is booming — especially in the world of RVs. Colorado RV rentals and sales are up after the initial shock from coronavirus closures, and […]

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Hunger and Satiety Hormones
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Today we’re taking a peek under the hood and looking at some of the hormones involved in hunger and satiety, a.k.a. appetite hormones. You might think of hunger as a gnawing feeling in your stomach and satiety as that feeling of fullness when you’ve eaten enough… or maybe too much. That’s how we experience the […]

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The best places to find wildflowers in Colorado this summer
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If you want to see some of the most beautiful alpine plants along our stretch of the Rockies, you’ll have to do some work. Many of the best places to see wildflowers, especially the striking alpine wildflowers, require you to hike. Hey, the mountains ain’t no backyard garden where you can tiptoe through the tulips! Find more […]

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Construction continues on 38,000 square-foot visitor center atop Pikes Peak
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By Amanda Hancock, The Gazette COLORADO SPRINGS — Upon arriving at the top of Pikes Peak, visitors might not expect to see a bustling construction site in the middle of the breathtaking views they came for. Sometimes they pass by workers clad in hard hats and neon vests, like the site’s project manager Rob Clough, and ask, […]

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Is Avocado Oil Good for You? Benefits for Hair, Skin, Cooking, and More
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Avocados and avocado oil had a slow road to popularity, starting with a rebranding of sorts. There’s a bit of an internet debate around the origin of the word avocado. Some reports say that it came from the word ahuacatl, which is Aztec slang for testicle. As the fruit became more popular, that association wasn’t […]

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