Fitness

Hiking safety and popular trails outside Rocky Mountain National Park
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By Tyler Pialet, Ester Park Trail-Gazette With Rocky Mountain National Park still operating at limited capacity since the partial government shutdown began last week, hikers are advised to use extreme caution if they choose to head into the park due to the limited services that are available to them. “Any entry to the park during this […]

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Primal Health Chef: Using Food For Health
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It’s Monday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Monday as long as they keep […]

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7 après-ski spots along I-70 to finish off a powder day
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After a fun day on the slopes, you’ve got options: sit in a notorious Interstate 70 traffic jam (boo!) or take part in Colorado’s celebrated après-ski scene. If the latter sounds more fun, here’s where you can do just that without detouring far from I-70. Bread Bar in the winter Silver Plume The inside of […]

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Weeks after a Colorado woman first tried bobsledding, she made the U.S. national team
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Sylvia Hoffman of Colorado Springs went to a tryout last June in a contest to find America’s Next Olympic Hopeful. Now she is a member of USA Bobsled’s women’s national team with hopes of competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics. When Sylvia Hoffman showed up at a 24 Hour Fitness gym in Aurora last June […]

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Weekly Link Love—Edition 9
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Research of the Week Having the genetic predisposition for type 2 diabetes also predisposes men to erectile dysfunction. Preventing the former could prevent the latter. Trypsin inhibitors found in wheat worsen non-alcoholic fatty liver. Why our sense of smell declines with age. The average Facebook user would need $1000 to deactivate their account for a […]

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Crested Butte is now on the Epic Pass so we headed over to see how it’s doing
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MT. CRESTED BUTTE — Things were different back in the good old days. When it came time to hit the slopes, my wife and I bought discounted lift tickets at the local supermarket. Prices were less than what a slope-side burger-and-beer lunch costs these days, and we could choose any ski area we wanted. With […]

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Instant Pot Short Ribs With Sweet Potatoes and Spinach
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Short ribs are an underappreciated cut of meat. Slow cooking brings out their full potential, but the added time is worth the wait. Juicy, succulent and flavorful, short ribs can be paired with any number of vegetables for stews (often a more fork-tender choice than traditional stew meat) or served separately with salads or sides. […]

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