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    Workout: Kickboxing at Roundhouse Fitness in Longmont

    A hands-on, heavy-bag workout
    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. 
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    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

    Workout: Beginner Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan
    06/28/2017 10:28 AM MDT - You come for the workout and the thrill of the fight, but you stay because it feels like you're a part of something more. You're not just getting stronger for the sake of it. Instead you're training your discipline, balance and coordination. Full Story

    CU Boulder student recounts harrowing fall, rescue at Eldorado Canyon
    06/25/2017 11:50 PM MDT - Conor Felletter doesn't remember what exactly happened the moment before he fell from the Bastille rock formation at Eldorado Canyon State Park in May, but he has eight broken vertebrae, an elbow injury, a handful of fractured ribs, and a traumatic brain injury as evidence that something went terribly awry. Full Story

    Workout: High Fitness, led with can't-stand-still energy
    06/26/2017 09:22 AM MDT - "I am a naturally hyper, happy person, so I was drawn to teach this class," says Sierra Farmer, who's led High Fitness at One Boulder since February. Full Story

    Nutrition Talk: Our bittersweet relationship with added sugar
    06/21/2017 08:27 AM MDT - From the time we are born we crave the taste of sweet foods, and a sweet tooth may have helped our primitive ancestors survive. But modern times have made it much easier to satisfy our sweet tooth — perhaps dangerously so. Full Story

    Boulder woman makes a hemp, vegan, edible 'intimacy enhancer'
    06/19/2017 10:24 AM MDT - I eat organic food. I use non-toxic cleaning supplies. I try to choose the safest lotions and soaps. I thought I'd covered all of the bases. Nope. I forgot home base. Full Story

    Boulder County Workout: Power Fitness
    06/15/2017 06:07 PM MDT - An intense strength workout focused on circuits and continuous movement, this workout incorporated the full body, from abs to squats, and weighted arm curls to one-legged sits. Full Story

    Boulder's Grillo Center: Struggling with motion sickness?
    06/14/2017 08:54 PM MDT - Motion sickness (also known as travel sickness, sea sickness, car sickness, etc.) is common. It most often affects children, women (especially if pregnant) and people susceptible to migraines or other conditions associated with nausea.  Full Story

    Workout: Bootcamp Group Fitness in Superior
    06/07/2017 05:28 PM MDT - Offered three times a week, Bootcamp Group Fitness classes focus on a particular part of the body while still providing a good overall workout.  Full Story

    Pinpointing stress factors
    05/09/2017 08:30 AM MDT - When it comes to stress, Charles Thompson puts it into two categories: the stress of being in the military, and the stress of being out of the military. Full Story

    Workout: Yang Style Taji at Institute of Taoist Education & Acupuncture
    05/31/2017 09:22 AM MDT - Control and concentration are key here. Many other exercises are about the destination, becoming stronger in order to perform specific tasks. Tai chi is more about the journey. Full Story

    Grillo: What to know about osteopenia and osteoporosis
    05/31/2017 09:14 AM MDT - Osteoporosis is a skeletal disease characterized by bone thinning and increased risk of fractures. Osteopenia is a precursor to osteoporosis, and both feature low bone density.  Full Story

    Workout: Combat fitness at Boulder Karate
    05/24/2017 10:19 AM MDT - The relaxed nature of the class makes it enjoyable and low stress, lending to a more self-paced workout. You can focus on technique or speed, pushing yourself as hard and as fast as you want. But that doesn't mean it's not a challenging workout. Full Story

    Ironman Boulder competitor Dick Sumerfield offers cautionary tale
    05/24/2017 10:21 AM MDT - During the Ironman Boulder last August, white patches appeared on Dick Sumerfield's jersey -- a telltale sign of effusive sweating and sodium loss. But the 54-year-old Boulder resident pressed on. Full Story

    Workout: Nia with Jill Factor, honoring each student's body
    05/17/2017 09:48 AM MDT - "(Nia) allows freedom of expression and honors each student's body and uniqueness. The teacher is merely the guide," says Nia instructor Jill Factor. Full Story

    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    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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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    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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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    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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