• Audio File: Find your purpose - 05/24/2018 06:09 PM MDT
    (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer)
    Workout: Aerial Yoga at Vertical Fusion

    Fabric and mindfulness melded
    05/23/2018 10:45 AM MDT
    The Aerial Yoga class at Vertical Fusion melds the challenge of a fabrics class with the relaxation and mindfulness of a yoga class. Few of the moves truly mimic a traditional yoga class, which is not surprising, since we were suspended in fabric. 
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    Workout: Camp Gladiator in Louisville
    05/16/2018 07:33 AM MDT - This is a year-round, outdoor boot camp. With the exception of a few months in winter, this class is outdoors, rain or shine. All of the instructors are certified personal trainers and the workout is constantly changing. Full Story

    Nutrition Talk: Ancient grains for current times
    05/16/2018 07:25 AM MDT - Many ancient grains, such as quinoa, are able to thrive and grow in harsher environmental conditions with less fertilizer and irrigation -- meaning less impact on the environment. With a variety of options available they are also well suited for certain restricted diets and their unique textures and tastes provide an opportunity for true culinary exploration. And if that isn't enough, they're good for you, too. Full Story

    Workout: Mobility at Future Proof Movement in Boulder
    05/11/2018 11:17 AM MDT - Joint mobility training is a little practiced yet growing field of interest. Future Proof aims to fill the gap between post-injury physical therapy and full recovery, then carry that through to better overall performance. Full Story

    Grillo: Urgent care and emergency facilities serve different purposes
    05/09/2018 11:41 AM MDT - Deciding whether to visit an emergency department (ED) or urgent care facility is an important choice -- for your health, to control costs and to keep emergency rooms open for those who truly need emergency care.  Full Story

    Workout: Power Vinyasa at Radiance Power Yoga in Boulder
    05/02/2018 09:34 AM MDT - Unlike other yoga classes where the poses are up to the instructor's discretion, Power Vinyasa follows a specific structure taken from the Baptiste method. Baptiste yoga encourages students to take their experience in class into their life outside of the studio. Full Story

    Workout: Kaiut Yoga in Boulder
    04/25/2018 08:49 AM MDT - Started by Francisco Kaiut to address a more modern lifestyle, Kaiut yoga works primarily through the joints. The foundation of the practice is rooted in the idea that traditional yoga catered to people that lived a different — and considerably shorter — life than we do today. "These poses are actually truer to the original intention of yoga which is to promote health and vitality and prolong the life span," said instructor Wendy Zerin. Full Story

    Workout: Yoga for trauma, anxiety, imbalanced emotions in Longmont
    04/18/2018 11:09 AM MDT - A class at Elevated Yoga Studio in Longmont brings a psychotherapist and acupuncturist into a yoga classroom to help students dive deeper into their emotional and spiritual health, as well as their physical well-being. The class uses simple, calming and opening yoga postures, guided meditation, mind exercises and acupuncture, designed to help people deal with trauma, anxiety and other emotions.  Full Story

    Workout: Boot Camp at Fit Body in Lafayette
    04/11/2018 10:16 AM MDT - Many workout classes in Boulder County appeal to athletes. Makes sense. The area has a high concentration of athletes. On the other hand, we have just as many busy professionals, parents and retirees. Not everyone can find time to exercise for an hour or more a day and they may need a more accessible workout. Full Story

    Workout: Yoga Sculpt at CorePower in Boulder
    04/03/2018 06:59 PM MDT - The Yoga Sculpt workout at CorePower Yoga in Boulder is hot. It's like working out in a sauna. Not only is it hot, the workout is intense, too.  Full Story

    Workout: Cardio Kickboxing in Lafayette
    04/03/2018 03:28 PM MDT - The class alternates between Muay Thai bag work and more traditional workout exercises. After a warm up and quick stretch we pulled out the punching bags. Full Story

    Workout: Invigorate Yoga at Bulldog Yoga in Boulder
    03/20/2018 06:40 PM MDT - Bulldog Yoga, 900 Pearl Street, Boulder, 720-638-2739, bulldogyoga.com/location/boulder-co Instructor: Tamara Burke started teaching yoga as a side job after receiving her 200 hour yoga certification. Full Story

    Nutrition Talk: Superfoods within reach
    03/20/2018 06:36 PM MDT - The word "superfood" is used a lot and is frequently associated with obscure, exotic and overpriced foods, and that's unfortunate, because many common everyday foods have "superfood" qualities. Full Story

    Workout: Wild Coyote at Boulder CrossFit
    03/13/2018 09:14 PM MDT - Gary Berg, owner and head coach at Boulder CrossFIt, was more attentive to proper form than many personal trainers (much less teachers in a group format). "The stereotypes are unfortunate," Berg says. "If you look at any industry, there are good dentists and there are bad dentists. There are good CrossFit gyms and bad CrossFit gyms." Full Story

    Grillo: Diabetes doubles risk of heart disease
    03/13/2018 09:09 PM MDT - The facts are stark. According to the American Heart Association, "Adults with diabetes are two to four times more likely to die from heart disease than adults without diabetes." Full Story

    Workout: Samba Colorado in Boulder
    03/07/2018 09:36 AM MST - Samba Colorado offers a workout that is not exercise dressed up as a dance class, and it is not a dance class masquerading as an exercise class. Instead, it's a dance class that by its very nature gets the heart pumping and the sweat flowing. Full Story

    Workout: Cardio-Tabata at One Boulder Fitness
    02/28/2018 09:55 AM MST - With only 30 minutes on the clock in the Cardio-Tabata class at One Boulder Fitness, the workout was fast and there's no wasted time.  Full Story

    Grant Keene, Boulder teen, rises above rare medical condition
    02/21/2018 10:09 AM MST - Grant Keene's parents couldn't believe what the X-rays showed. Grant didn't have teeth, beyond two little buds. His jaw was lacking bone, too, because teeth spur bone development. This was the first sign that pointed to a rare genetic condition called ectodermal dysplasia.  Full Story

    Workout: Lunch HIIT at Revo in Boulder
    02/21/2018 10:00 AM MST - The Lunch HIIT workout at Revo Physiotherapy and Sports Performance in Boulder is high intensity interval training that sneaks in preventative exercises. Full Story

    Nutrition Talk: What you should know about whole grains
    02/21/2018 09:57 AM MST - The Dietary Guidelines recommend grains as part of a healthy eating pattern, and at least half of those should come from whole grains. Unfortunately, almost all of us are falling short, eating less than a single serving per day.  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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    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