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Workout: Pure Empower at Pure Barre in Boulder

Studio's answer for a fast-paced, heart-pumping cardio class
09/21/2017 09:12 AM MDT
Pure Empower is Pure Barre's answer for a fast-paced, heart-pumping cardio class. It uses the ballet barre but in different ways. It also incorporates a 6-inch step platform, wrist/ankle weights and light dumbbells. "The goal is to not stop moving, no matter what you're doing. Just keep going," studio co-owner Mish Metz says. 
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Nutrition Talk: Timing of meals may impact health
09/20/2017 09:17 AM MDT - "Eat breakfast like a king and dinner like a pauper" -- as it turns out, this age-old expression may have more truth to it than we ever thought. For years we have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But emerging research is giving us an interesting perspective on this recommendation. Full Story

Grillo: Mono most commonly affects teens, young adults
09/13/2017 09:30 AM MDT - Mononucleosis, also called infectious mononucleosis or simply "mono," is a contagious disease most often caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. It is nicknamed "the kissing disease" because it is transmitted through saliva. Full Story

Workout: Aerial Fitness 1/2 at Frequent Flyers
09/14/2017 11:31 AM MDT - This class uses aerial apparatuses to condition your muscles and in many cases your skin. It is a fitness class with a specific goal in mind: getting you in the air. Full Story

Workout: BlackOps, like a human video game
09/06/2017 09:15 AM MDT - "We wanted to take a science-based program, which is 4 or 5 pillars of human movement, combine it with metabolic exercise, which is the obstacles, and combine that into a fun, safe, results-driven, science-based class," said Scott Synold. Full Story

Doctors lead healthy strolls in Boulder parks
09/06/2017 11:18 AM MDT - About 175 people, mostly in sneakers and T-shirts, got up early and gathered on the morning of Aug. 26 at North Boulder Park for Boulder's second monthly Walk With a Doc. Full Story

Boulder County dentists take a bite out of opioid prescriptions
09/05/2017 08:50 AM MDT - Some oral surgeons are considering alternatives to opioids as a first line of therapy. Full Story

Workout: Kinesis Dance's Ballet Level 1
08/30/2017 09:05 AM MDT - "This prepares you to be the ultimate professional dancer, and while none of us are going to be that, the training is still wonderful because it's logical and structured. It keeps you from being injured, because you learn to do things the right way," instructor Elizabeth Ross said. Full Story

Workout: Spenga in Broomfield
08/23/2017 08:17 AM MDT - Spin, strength training and yoga condensed into an hour-long class.  Full Story

Workout: podFIT at Yoga Pod
08/16/2017 09:09 AM MDT - Don't be fooled by the yoga vibe of the studio -- this class is all cardio and weight training.  Full Story

Nutrition Talk: Beyond the headlines
08/16/2017 09:01 AM MDT - We all want good health, so it's no wonder nutrition advice is frequently the subject of headlines. Just when we think we've got it figured out it seems to change. Full Story

Workout: METCON at Moov in Louisville
08/09/2017 09:13 AM MDT - Moov, 1817 Colo. 42, Louisville, 720-460-1430, moovvital.com Instructor: Michelle Chinatti was a competitive ballerina until a series of injuries brought an end to her dancing career. Full Story

Grillo: Teeth whitening can be safe but comes with risks
08/09/2017 08:18 AM MDT - In order to avoid staining teeth in the first place, the Cleveland Clinic recommends that people drink staining liquids -- such as coffee and dark sodas -- through a straw to bypass the front teeth, brush or rinse immediately after consuming discoloring foods or beverages, and practice good dental hygiene by brushing twice and flossing once daily. Full Story

Workout: Take a breath at Pilates of Lyons
08/02/2017 07:42 AM MDT - 440 Main Street, Unit 1, Lyons, 720-934-7887 pilatesoflyons.com Instructor: Jimi Alida Klopson has been teaching Pilates for nearly 10 years. Full Story

Workout: Kickboxing at Roundhouse Fitness in Longmont
07/26/2017 11:07 AM MDT - Unlike with pure "cardio kickboxing," participants in Roundhouse's kickboxing class get to exert a great deal of force on the bag, which increases the workout's muscle and strength building -- and makes you feel wonderfully powerful. Full Story

Grillo: Blood test for hepatitis C recommended for baby boomers
07/26/2017 10:14 AM MDT - From 2.7 million to 3.9 million Americans have chronic hepatitis C, according to the CDC, and three in every four of them are baby boomers. Full Story

Nutrition Talk: Herbs and spices may offer more than flavor
07/19/2017 09:18 AM MDT - When we look to improve our diets we usually focus on changing the types of foods we eat. But we may also be able to add to our good health by including more herbs and spices in our meals. Full Story

Workout: Essential Barre at Longmont Recreation Center
07/19/2017 04:58 PM MDT - Many workouts, especially medium to high intensity workouts, focus on strengthening and conditioning large muscle groups. This class is the exact opposite. Full Story

Workout: EDX CrossFit in Lafayette
07/12/2017 07:55 AM MDT - The workout offers high intensity interval training that focuses on balance, strength and raising heart rate. Full Story

Workout: Total Transformation at FitLiv
07/05/2017 08:20 AM MDT - This program is designed to provide noticeable results through a combination of yoga and high intensity boot camp-style classes.  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

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