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.

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...
crossing the first finish line pikes peak hill climb

100 Years of Pikes Peak Hill Climb History

The Pikes Peak Hill Climb was a typical Spencer Penrose move. In 1915, the fearless entrepreneur, adventurer and gold baron who created many iconic...
winter workout on the Manitou Incline

Make the Most of Winter Workouts on the Manitou Incline

Winter is the best season for the Incline. While some shudder at the prospect of bundling up in the bitter cold, for some sadistic...
snowshoeing couple

3 Great Trails for Snowshoeing

Here’s the thing about snowshoeing in the Pikes Peak region: You want deep snow, but you want to be able to get to the...

Michael Welch, D.O.: Innovating for the Community

The model clicked with Dr. Michael Welch at a primary care conference. An Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) primary care fellowship program could work...
Echo Canyon

Riding the Rapids: Whitewater Rafting the Arkansas River

Let’s get one thing straight: The summer of 2019 will be epic on Colorado’s waterways. The wettest winter on record in the Lower 48...
Buena Vista Mt Princeton Hot Springs Colorado

Taking the Plunge in Buena Vista

I. Can’t. Breathe. One minute I’m paddling a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) in the middle of a pristine lake. The world rests in perfect balance—warm sun...
runners at garden of the gods race

How to Run Garden of the Gods

Morning beams of laser sunlight ignite the tips of the massive rock spires in the Garden of the Gods, setting each ablaze like so...
soaking at sunwater spa

Relax. Renew. Repeat. Find Your Perfect Spa

As winter gives way to spring, spas are the perfect place to help you reset and embrace optimal health for the warming season and...
trail run dog on mt rosa

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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