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healthFred Thrall turned 70 and set powerlifting records

Boulder resident deadlifted 342 pounds
01/17/2018 08:48 AM MST
In celebration of Fred Thrall's 70th birthday, he decided to do something special. He competed in a powerlifting competition. And he made state and national records in multiple categories 
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Workout: Move It! Improve It! at Louisville Recreation Center
01/17/2018 07:25 AM MST - Nancy Hillmer, is an occupational therapist with decades of experience working with people with Parkinson's disease, leads an exercise class aimed at fighting the effects of Parkinson's. With the help of props like chairs, mats, balls and plastics bags, the exercises encouraged students to maintain good posture, extend their reach further and relearn basic automatic movements. Full Story

Nutrition Talk: Small changes make resolutions more attainable
01/17/2018 07:14 AM MST - It's a new year, and for many of us it represents a time when we get to hit the metaphorical refresh button on our health. In fact, the most popular New Year's resolutions are focused on achieving better health -- specifically, getting fit and losing weight. It can be a very inspiring and motivating time until it's not. Full Story

Workout: CrossFit at Impact Sports Performance in Superior
01/10/2018 08:41 AM MST - The CrossFit class at Impact Sports Performance in Superior is setup like most CrossFit classes. The noticeable difference is the attention to detail. Instructor Nicolas Gilbreath takes the time to make sure everyone is executing the moves correctly, breaking down the movements into smaller parts and going through them one at a time. Full Story

Grillo: Untreated sleep apnea can contribute to health risks
01/10/2018 08:29 AM MST - According to the American Association of Respiratory Care, sleep apnea affects up to 18 million Americans, and an estimated 10 million may have the condition but have not been diagnosed. The cost of diagnosing and effectively treating sleep apnea can be significant, but when left untreated the disorder can contribute to heart disease, diabetes and other long-term health risks. Diagnosis and necessary treatment is usually well worth the price. Full Story

Workout of the Week: Endurance 60 in Longmont
01/03/2018 09:43 AM MST - Spinning classes are usually a means to an intense cardiovascular workout. While that is a major component of the Endurance 60 class at Paceline Elite Performance Gym in Longmont, it also puts a significant emphasis on skill building. Full Story

Workout: The Answer at Just Results Fitness in Broomfield
12/27/2017 11:57 AM MST - The Answer is a padded, rounded seat with a bar on the floor with which to brace your feet. You start standing, then sit back into a squat to land on the seat. The seat supports the back as you lean backward for a crunch. You then stand up to start the process again."The Answer is the most effective movement in exercise on the planet, because work is force times distance and there is no other exercise you can do that allows you to travel that much distance in one movement," says trainer Joe Roseberry. Full Story

Workout: Les Mills Bodypump at Arapahoe Y
12/20/2017 11:02 AM MST - Arapahoe Y, 2800 Dagny Way, Lafayette, 303-664-5455 ymcabv.org Instructor: Wendy Hood started teaching group exercise in 1989. Full Story

Nutrition Talk: Tips for a happy and healthy holiday
12/20/2017 10:56 AM MST - The holiday season is in full force with less than two weeks until the start of the New Year. Though it is a time of year filled with joy and celebration, all of the extra festivities, preparations and deadlines may have you feeling less than merry right about now. Full Story

Workout: Yoga on the Fly at Denver International Airport
12/13/2017 08:31 AM MST - Yoga on the Fly offers private, guided yoga and meditation in the airport. DIA was the first studio and it's expanding.  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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