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.

Paddleboard Yoga: ‘S’up?’ and Namaste

I’m perpetually worried about disappointing the cashiers at Trader Joe’s. Mostly I don’t know what to say when the guy bagging my groceries asks...

Elizabeth Marks: Fit for Duty

Elizabeth Marks pushes off the pool wall and shoots through the blue-green water. Like an arrow. Like a missile. Like she was born to...
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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,...

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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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...
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SeSSI and the Beautiful Game of Soccer

They were concerned about kids and gang violence in southeast Colorado Springs, and frustrated by two years of fruitless problem-solving with city stakeholders. So...
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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...
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Epic Runs and Rides: Your Colorado Springs Bucket List

Pikes Peak country is big country. And when it comes to running and cycling, you can go big on beautiful mountain courses that make...
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3 Great Trails for Year-Round Mountain Biking

Shhh, don’t tell anyone, but Colorado Springs is perfect for year-round mountain biking. Forget stashing your steed for ski season. Thanks to plenty of...
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Fun and Games

Overdrive Raceway The Scene: Fuel your Indy car dreams at the nation's first two-story, indoor, electric go-kart track. Kids and adults (13 years, 56 inches...
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