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Workout review: Flow and Fly yoga in Longmont helps perfect peak posture

Class works on balance and muscle engagement
02/12/2019 07:27 PM MST
Flow and Fly is yoga that works towards a more advanced move, also called a peak pose.  
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How to maximize time at a doctor's appointment
02/12/2019 07:23 PM MST - It is very important to take time to write down your questions or concerns beforehand so you don't forget to mention them. Prioritize your list and try to be realistic about what can be covered in a single appointment. Here are a few things you may want to include, depending on the nature of the appointment: Full Story

Workout review: Getting street-smart with Krav Maga in Broomfield
02/05/2019 06:12 PM MST - It's every parent's worst nightmare, their kid walking home on a darkened street, when out of a shadowy alley comes a hooded figure with nefarious intentions. The discipline of Krav Maga doesn't do fancy - winning is coming out alive in a street fight. Full Story

Fast-paced Mat Pilates brings explosive moves in Boulder
01/30/2019 02:53 PM MST - Mat Pilates at The Pilates Center is a challenging class for more experienced students. Mat Pilates relies on body weight exercises and classic Pilates moves. "It's a system that balances your strength and flexibility for optimal health," said Ziemba. Full Story

Grillo Center: Raynaud's disease attacks triggered by cold
01/28/2019 02:36 PM MST - Raynaud's disease is characterized by "attacks" in which the small blood vessels of the hands or feet go into spasms and not enough blood reaches the fingers or toes. Symptoms develop as a response to cold or stress. Raynaud's is more common in colder climates and women are affected more often than men. About 5-10 percent of the U.S. population has this condition.  Full Story

Workout review: Superior's CrossFit Cielo utilizes gymnastics training with workouts
01/22/2019 07:53 PM MST - Gymnastics, at its core, is about bodyweight training. You don't often find gymnasts pumping iron at the local gym. Instead, they are typically working on technique, muscle conditioning and skills that help get them in the air or around the bar.  Full Story

Boulder nutritionist says ditch the all-or-nothing attitude with new resolutions
01/22/2019 07:48 PM MST - It's a new year and for many it represents an opportunity to hit a symbolic reset button, creating a metaphorical clean slate for starting anew. Full Story

Workout: Bungee Basics puts a spring in your step
01/15/2019 06:33 PM MST - The basics class is an introduction to the bungee system. It looks like a climbing harness attached to a bungee cord. The instructor demonstrates the exercise moves, breaks them down and then the students practice the exercise.  Full Story

Rise, lift and shine for this Broomfield boot-camp workout
01/10/2019 04:41 PM MST - Many boot-camp classes are organized by an over-arching organization, like Les Mills. Lesser choreographs all of her workouts and each class is different. Even if the exercises are similar, she'll switch up the machines or will throw in a stability element, offering variety. Full Story

Workout review: It's safety first at Centripetal CrossFit in Erie
01/02/2019 08:18 PM MST - The structure of the class follows the traditional CrossFit workout of the day, or WOD. Every day is a new workout, usually with a warm up, followed by the central workout that often includes skill building and ending with stretching and mobility.  Full Story

Workout review: Vinyasa flow with lights down low
12/27/2018 06:53 PM MST - Several yoga styles are tied together in this class. Parts were flow yoga, taken from the ashtanga style, while others pulled more from iyengar and kundalini yoga. It varied from more rigorous sequences to poses that were held longer.  Full Story

Downward-facing frog: Christian yoga class focuses on fitness
12/19/2018 07:07 PM MST - Christian-based vinyasa flow. It's an exercise yoga class, focusing on the fitness aspect of yoga. Full Story

Become restfully alert with restorative yoga at Iyengar in Boulder
12/12/2018 07:18 PM MST - Iyengar yoga is known for its use of props and holding long poses. The class develops relaxation skills accessible to everyone through supported postures. Full Story

Longmont CrossFit instructor takes pride in class' intensity
12/07/2018 06:27 PM MST - It's CrossFit, pure and simple. No gimmicks or hipster vibes. Classes are split into two sections, beginning with light stretching or warm-up exercises. This is followed by a strength-building segment where we did weighted-barbell squats. Lastly, the metabolic conditioning incorporated a cardio component alongside the strength building. Full Story

CrossFit Roots' Vitality class buffs up baby boomers
11/28/2018 02:00 AM MST - With a rough age range of 55 to 80 years old, the workout is specific to older generations looking to stay in shape. Students don't have to worry about keeping up with exercises designed for bulking up or maxing out.  Full Story

Boulder Athletics' BLDR30 class a soft entry to CrossFit
11/20/2018 07:20 PM MST - An approachable CrossFit class to get your feet wet. There aren't intimidating barbell moves or heavy weights. Weightlifting safely takes attention to detail, but you don't need to lift weights to build muscle. This is a quick-and-dirty workout that saves time by using exercises that don't rely heavily on technique. Full Story

Nutrition Talk: Eating for a healthy immune system
11/26/2018 11:00 AM MST - We are officially in cold and flu season and the increased demands that often accompany this time of year can leave us feeling run down and more susceptible to getting ill. Full Story

Louisville Pilates class like a two-for-one ab workout
11/16/2018 12:58 PM MST - Reformer Tower Intermediate class at Center Stream Pilates, 605 E. South Boulder Road, Louisville, 720-627-5340, centerstreampilates. Full Story

Louisville's Yoga Hive offers a silky twist
11/12/2018 03:24 PM MST - Yoga with a twist. Swap out the usual props -your foam blocks and straps - for a colorful silk hammock. At first glance, it looks nothing like a yoga class, but the mats on the ground gave it away. Hanging from the rafters were a dozen large pieces of fabric, tied at the ceiling to create long hammocks.  Full Story

At Prana Boulder, it's free yoga, every day
11/01/2018 11:42 PM MDT - It may be a grab bag of yoga styles, but it's free, all the time. Not just the first class or the first week, but forever.  Full Story

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College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

 
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College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

 
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Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story