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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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...
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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...
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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...
Cañon City

Explore Cañon City’s Mountain Biking Gem: Oil Well Flats

Fuel Up: Coyote’s Coffee Den Join the locals at Coyote’s Coffee Den in Penrose for some pre-ride calories and caffeine. Wrapped and ready breakfast burritos...
Waldo Canyon

Restoring Waldo Canyon

New life for Waldo Canyon is on the way more than six years since the devastating eponymous wildfire scorched the popular hiking area, along...

The Skinny on Skin Care

Even as winter sets in, Colorado Springs residents don’t slow down. They take advantage of the sun’s regular appearances and the promises of snow....
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