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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3 Great Foothills Trail Runs

A preponderance of sunny days is one of the great perks of the Front Range region, no matter the season. While plummeting temperatures and...
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Movember and the Meaning of a Mustache

mustache noun: An icon representing the epitome of virility and sophistication. Resting on the throne of the upper lip, it is a beacon of...
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Disc Golf in Colorado Springs: Disc-cover the Fun

The ca-ching of a hard-plastic flying disc falling into a metal chain basket means you’ve finished a hole in disc golf. It’s also the...

Healthcare Heroes Celebration 2018

Read more about the 2018 Healthcare Heroes HERE. Gold Sponsor: United States Olympic Committee
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Hike: Dixon Trail to the Top of Cheyenne Mountain

Where to Find It: Cheyenne Mountain State Park Distance: 17-plus miles out and back from Limekiln Trailhead covering the entire trail network Difficulty: Advanced / Extreme Know...
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Burro Racing: Gone Donkin’

Hooves are pounding inches behind me. The path continues to drop out below. My legs strain to maintain the increased speed, and my feet...
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Healthy Environments for Everyone

Health for Everyone You may know El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH) for its disease prevention and control, Women, Infants and Children (WIC) programs, or...
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Healthcare Heroes 2018

Talk to these men and women and you’ll hear: “I’m just doing my job” or “We have an excellent team.” But what comes through...
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Daniel Soteres, M.D., M.P.H.: Overcoming Allergies

In Dr. Daniel Soteres’ office is a card. The elementary scrawl reads: “Thank you for allowing me to be your patient. —Brody” “Brody is allergic...
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Peter Walinsky, M.D.: Precision and Preparation

Most people in Terry Douglass’ condition don’t make it to the hospital alive. “He came in with about the worst thing you can have,”...
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