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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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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Finding Waldo

Chelise Foster always loved Waldo Canyon, a corner of the Pike National Forest with a popular, picturesque loop trail a few miles west of...
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Behind the Scenes Video: Fall Cover Photo Shoot

Join photographer Aaron Anderson and local pro triathlete Erin Storie in this behind the scenes video for our August cover story: "Your Perfect COS...
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How to PikeRide

Bike sharing arrives in the Springs this summer, meaning you’ll be able to hop on a high-tech, purple PikeRide bicycle for short rides around...
Ax throwing

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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3 Yoga Stress Busters for the Holidays

It’s no secret—along with all the cookies and carolers and ugly sweaters, the holiday season can bring some big stressors, from finances and family...
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First-Timer’s Guide to Clothing-Optional Hot Springs

It is a truth universally acknowledged that there comes a time in life when every person closes the door on public nudity. I believed...
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...

Sara Mitchell, Ph.D.: Conquering Mountains

At the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, Dr. Sara Mitchell scaled a substantial stretch of extreme mountain terrain inaccessible by lift to reach a skier...
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So. Many. Summer Festivals. In Colorado Springs and Beyond

Summer is high season for festivals in Colorado Springs, up and down the Front Range and in mountain towns all over the state. Go...
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