Fitness

New Montbello Open Space Park gets climbing wall from The North Face
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A climbing wall coming to a new park in Denver’s Montbello neighborhood is the first in The North Face’s million-dollar “Walls Are Meant for Climbing” campaign, which the apparel maker hopes will skew the national dialogue around walls away from politics toward rocky cliffs that inspire, challenge and unite. The wall, part of the soon-to-open Montbello Open […]

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The Anti-Stress Tool I’ve Used For 20 Years (and a Giveaway)
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I haven’t talked much about stress this month, and I don’t want to give it short shrift. Yes, there’s a lot to take apart with food and exercise, both of which can feel more “actionable” at times. But stress can be a major roadblock to success. How we deal with emotional and physical stress will invariably […]

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Primal Challenge Point: Starting From the “Bottom”
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In all my years talking with clients and readers, I’ve heard people often say they’re starting from zero, from rock bottom, with no baseline at all. I understand where they were coming from. Everyone is beginning this journey with a different level of fitness and health. I get that. Yet, I let me tell you […]

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Social fitness app Strava opening office in Denver to take advantage of outdoors, tech talent
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Social fitness app Strava is making a run for Denver and announced plans Tuesday to open an engineering office in downtown this year. The San Francisco tech company started by leasing space at the Galvanize facility on Platte Street and plans to hunt for its own office as it expands its software programming team to […]

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The closest ski resort to Denver, Echo Mountain, looks to fill an open niche: aprés-work runs
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ECHO MOUNTAIN — A half hour after her mom picked her up at school in Evergreen, 9-year-old Lucy Margolin was putting on her gear in the lodge at a modest ski area perched 3,000 feet above Idaho Springs, raring to go for an evening of skiing with her friends. With most of Echo Mountain’s terrain […]

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Dear Mark: Exercise Rapid Fire, Hunting, Pull-ups, Type 1 Diabetes
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For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering four questions from readers. The first question is actually 5 questions, so it’s closer to 8 questions overall. Good deal. First, I answer 5 questions about exercise, jumping jacks, aerobic base building, and weighted hiking. Next, what’s my take on hunting? After that, I discuss a few […]

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PSA: Early pricing for Colfax Marathon races goes up this week
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Early season pricing ends Wednesday night, Jan. 24, for the Colfax Marathon races that will be held the weekend of May 20. Marathon registration is currently $99 but will increase to $114 after 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday. Prices will increase again on April 19 to $129 and on May 15 to $139. Similar price increases […]

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