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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Shaye Moskowitz, M.D., Ph.D.: Out to Stop Stroke

Jessie Wilson was in town to visit his daughter when an aneurysm in his brain ruptured. His wife was able to do CPR and...
More the Muddier: Runners get down and dirty in the Big Dog Brag race.

Mud Runs and Obstacle Course Races: Let’s Get Dirty!

Dressed in knee socks, ’80s gym shorts, miniskirts and Richard Simmons headbands, my siblings and I hit the trail at the base of Copper...
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High School Cycling League Builds Next Generation of Local Cyclists

If you’ve been out in, say, Red Rock Canyon Open Space lately, there’s a good chance you’ve passed groups of high school mountain bikers...
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8 Great Running Clubs and Group Runs in Colorado Springs

A little peer pressure can be a good thing when it comes to running and fitness. Rather than braving the trails alone, you can...
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The Boys of Summer Are Back: Switchbacks

SWITCHBACKS FC 2016 Results Regular Season: 14-9-7, 3rd in United Soccer League (USL) Western Conference Postseason: Made an unexpected early exit to Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Western...
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Enter the Rage Room

Rage rooms are a thing, popping up around the country over the last year. The idea is simple. The rage room is a place...

Healthcare Heroes Celebration 2018

Read more about the 2018 Healthcare Heroes HERE. Gold Sponsor: United States Olympic Committee
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John Bealer, M.D.: Keeping Kids First

Dr. John Bealer saw the ups and downs of practicing medicine, growing up with a physician father. But ultimately, walking in his father’s footsteps...
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The Race for First Lift: Ski Season Opens

Every year in the fall, skiers and snowboarders across Colorado place bets, do snow dances and dust off their gear, preparing to drop everything...
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Wrap It Up Holiday Gift Guide

A. For Luminaries Locally handmade Light Provisions candle, $19, at lightprovisions.com. Wick trimmer $9. Also available at The Broadmoor Shop, 1 Lake Ave., broadmoor.com  B. For Hostesses Floating Tillandsia Sculptures by local artist Ace...
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