Fitness

Weekly Link Love — Edition 42
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Research of the Week Findings from a new meta-analysis of vitamin D studies: D3 better than D2, D protective against cancer. Keto is looking quite promising for cancer. Among children with a genetic proclivity toward celiac disease, eating more gluten than average increases the risk of developing celiac. Animal milk is better for the environment […]

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What is proper trail etiquette? An expert lays out the do’s and don’ts of hiking
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Every trail has rules, and often there are signs not just at the trailhead but also along the trail to remind hikers of what to do and what not to do to respect the environment. However, some of the guidelines for hiking seem to get overlooked time and time again, either out of lack of […]

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Have I Gone Full Keto?
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“Has Mark given up Primal?” I get this question all the time, and I’m not surprised. Over the past few years, I’ve really focused on exploring the utility, applications, and ins and outs of the ketogenic diet. Why? I’m still Primal and have been for over a decade. That won’t ever change. And you can […]

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PHOTOS: Mountain bikers tackle snow, mud as mountain goats watch during 6-day Breck Epic race
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Mountain bikers are in the final stretch of the six-day Breck Epic race through Colorado’s backcountry; the race started Aug. 11. Riders are making their way through mud, snow and scenic views as they start and end each day’s race within the Breckenridge town limits. Riders, who came from more than 20 countries and dozens […]

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Primal Guide to Olive Oil: Why and When to Use It
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Olive oil is the great uniter of the dietary tribes. While your Ray Peatians might grumble at the 10% PUFA content and hardcore carnivores will balk at its vegetal origins, the vast majority of dietary camps—vegans, vegetarians, paleo, Primal, keto, Mediterranean, Weight Watchers, etc.—consider olive oil to be a healthy fat. I have it on […]

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A dating app for dog people plus 10 other tools to help you live your most Colorado life
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As Coloradans, we’re a diverse bunch. But there are some things that many of us have in common — our affinity for the outdoors, craft beer and dogs, just to name a few. But with so much to do and see in this great state, it can be overwhelming trying to make camping plans, find […]

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Dear Mark: Vitamin K2 and Microworkouts
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For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering questions about vitamin K2 and microworkouts. The last two posts on both topics garnered a number of good questions. What’s the best dose of vitamin K2? Should statin users taking vitamin K2, since statins inhibit vitamin K2 activity and production? Can vitamin K2 prevent or reverse arterial […]

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