Fitness

Weekly Link Love — Edition 18
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Research of the Week Poor quality relationships are harder on you than having too few. Intelligence and rational thinking are not the same thing. Move over, forest bathing. The hot new thing for Alzheimer’s is gene bathing for your brain. Temporal comprehension of a story is better when you read a physical book versus using […]

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Glute and Hamstring Workout
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Jessica Gouthro from Paleohacks is joining us today to offer tips for strengthening glutes and hamstrings without traditional gym equipment. Enjoy, everyone. Strong glutes and hamstrings are more than just nice-looking legs and a booty. The glutes and hamstrings are the strongest muscles in our skeletal muscular system. When we strengthen these muscles, we can […]

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PHOTOS: The best Colorado outdoors photography from February
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We’ve gathered some of the best outdoor shots taken by our Denver Post photographers this month for your viewing pleasure. The photos range from the Ice Climbing World Cup Finals held in Civic Center park, to a day in the life of a hard-working Copper Mountain pup. There are also photos from Arapahoe Basin’s avalanche […]

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Can Keto and Cardio Mix?
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We get lots of questions about how a ketogenic diet works in the context of exercise: Is it possible to maintain one’s fitness (strength, endurance, performance) and also drop one’s carb intake to ketogenic levels? Is it advisable? Will it help me lose weight faster? Mark already addressed some of these topics, but it’s clear […]

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Dear Mark: Fasting, Training, and Growth Hormone; Wear and Tear on the Arteries
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For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering a couple of questions from the comment sections of the last couple weeks. First, it’s been established that fasting and exercise both raise growth hormone. What about fasted exercise—does that have an even stronger effect? And what about continuing to fast after your fasted workout? Then, I […]

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Ikon Passes for 2019-2020 winter season go on sale next week
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The first salvo in the fierce rivalry between the Ikon and Epic passes for next year has been fired, and it includes quite a deal sweetener: Unlimited skiing and riding at Winter Park this season in April. Ikon passes will go on sale next Tuesday. The Ikon Pass, which is sold by Alterra Mountain Co. […]

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The raptors are coming: Rocky Mountain National Park closes some areas for the bird’s nesting season
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It’s that time of the year again: the start of raptor nesting season. And that means some areas will be closed to humans at Rocky Mountain National Park. The temporary closures in the Lumpy Ridge area will begin March 1 and are expected to continue through July 31 as needed, according to a news release […]

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