Health & Sports

Health & Sports

The games we play. The athletes among us. The tips for living the active, healthy life in Colorado Springs. The best Springs articles on fitness, health and sports.

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14 Free Things to Do in the Springs in April and May

Here are 14 upcoming events and activities you can do for free—or within a few bucks of free. Earth Day Rock Ledge Ranch, April 20 Celebrate the...
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CaveSim at CityRock and Its Manitou Makers

Caving has been called the perfect blend of “fear and intrigue, ” says Dave Jackson, who owns the Manitou Springs-based CaveSim LLC along with...
Blue bird ski day with Monarch Mountain ski pass

Spring Into Preseason Ski Pass Deals

It’s been an epic snow season, which makes it even easier for skiers and snowboarders to keep hitting the slopes as Front Range temps...
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CC Hockey: Robson Arena Brings Downtown State of Mind

Eighty years is a long time to rent. But Colorado College hockey is about to bring the program home for good. Beginning during the...
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How to Stop Stroke

As Marty Gordon spent time with his wife and grandkids at home, he started feeling more tired than usual, his words turned to mumbling,...
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Nordic Skiing in Woodmoor

As sweat began to saturate my long sleeve base layer and my unnecessary fleece layer and my ski jacket, I realized I had naively...
Parker the Snow Dog Von Miller style

Parker the Snow Dog Lives the Deluxe Dog’s Life

He’s on first-name basis with Von Miller. He opens concerts at Red Rocks, such as Icelantic’s Winter on the Rocks. He has his own...

TrueSport Is on a Mission

It’s maddening to see an athlete, at the height of his or her powers, suddenly fall to one of the worst words in sports:...
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Axed and Answered

Axes and I have a history. Five years ago, I put an ax straight through the center of my left foot. My friend Doug and...
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CC Hockey: Regaining the Eye of the Tigers

Colorado College hockey is on the road to a new arena in the next couple years, and momentum has been building on the ice...
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