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.

In His Words: Switchbacks Jamal Jack

You don’t want to go one-on-one on the field against the Switchbacks hard-working center defender Jamal Jack. But we sat down off the field...

Pedal Power from the Mobile Music Project

Don’t be surprised if you see stationary bikes attached to speakers at outdoor music festivals or events this summer. The Mobile Music Project (MMP)...

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...
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Q&A: Coach Troy Calhoun on Air Force Football

With a win over Army, the Air Force Falcons secured bowl eligibility for the ninth time in 10 seasons under coach Troy Calhoun. We...
Side Plank

More Exercises for Strong Colorado Knees

Knees are a big deal in Colorado. They’re a key joint when it comes to our favorite activities, from hiking, trail running and skiing...
Cycling Pikes Peak Colorado Springs

Go Big on Pikes Peak With 3 Bucket List Challenges

There’s a good chance you have at least one of these three definitive Colorado Springs challenges on your active outdoor bucket list: the Manitou...
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The Uphill Bird Gets the Turn: Why Uphill Skiing Is a Thing

My alarm goes off at 4:53 a.m. My first thought is incoherent. My second thought is that the temperature outside can’t be much higher...
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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...
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Fan’s Guide to the U.S. Senior Open

After 10 years away, the U.S. Senior Open returns to The Broadmoor. While these golfers over 50 may have aged out of the PGA,...
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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...
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