Fitness

Mountain biking trails that’ll get you home in time for dinner
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Denver is a mecca for outdoor activity and that certainly rings true for mountain biking. The surrounding foothills are crisscrossed with a multitude of trails that are fewer than two hours away, so the tougher decision comes when riders must choose from the veritable cornucopia of singletrack (a type of trail that is essentially as […]

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Definitive Guide To Sprinting, Part 1: Benefits of Sprinting
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As Primal enthusiasts know, sprinting is an essential element to leading an optimally fit life. After all, it’s one of the 10 Primal Blueprint Laws, and perhaps the quintessential anti-aging activity. Brief, explosive all-out sprints are the single best activity to promote rapid reduction of excess body fat, achieve fitness breakthroughs, flood the bloodstream with […]

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Definitive Guide To Sprinting, Part 2: Creating a Sprinting Workout (+Video)
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Now that you’ve absorbed the rationale and benefits to add sprinting to your fitness program with Part One of the Definitive Guide To Sprinting, let’s get into the details of how to conduct a great workout. The following five guidelines are presented in logical succession, so you can refer to them frequently and ensure a […]

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What you need to know about joining a rec league in Colorado
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Not long after going through a divorce, Karla Simpson wanted to meet new people and get back into a sport she loved to play in high school: volleyball. Though she’s normally a bit shy, Simpson, 33, joined a Denver recreational volleyball team made up entirely of strangers and quickly found a community. In the five […]

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Tough Mudder opens a bootcamp gym in Denver, one of 4 in the nation
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Neelima Joshi is a fan of gyms featuring “boot camp” workouts that emphasize high-intensity interval training. She’s enjoyed great results, she prefers being led through workouts rather than figuring it out on her own in a weight-and-cardio gym, and the short-duration high-intensity workouts fit her busy schedule. “I need a trainer to tell me what […]

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Dear Mark: Electrolytes and Keto Carbs
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For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering questions from the comment sections of the recent posts on daily keto carb limits, within-meal keto carb limits, and electrolytes. I’m addressing questions about alcohol, uniform carb allowances versus personalized, potassium supplementation, salt appetite, salt water, electrolytes after the transition, whether fruits fit in, and why I […]

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It’s tick season in Colorado. Here’s what you need to know.
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Tick season is here, and a moist spring may mean there will be more of them this year. To find out what you need to know to avoid tick-born illnesses when you venture into the outdoors, we spoke to Dr. Rachel Herlihy, state communicable disease epidemiologist for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. […]

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