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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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...
Adult hockey leagues thrive at many local rinks in and near Colorado Springs

Where to Get in the Local Rec League Hockey Game

You’ll find the likes of the Hooligans, Vicious Pickles, Donut Bumpers and other uniquely named teams on local ice rinks. Adult rec league hockey...
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CC Hockey: Robson Arena Brings Downtown State of Mind

Eighty years is a long time to rent. But Colorado College hockey is about to bring the program home for good. Beginning during the...
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6 State Parks to Explore Near Colorado Springs

One of my favorite things about Colorado is the abundance of managed, wild places. The Centennial State is not lacking in the parks department....
Strava Bike Riding Colorado Springs

To Strava in the Springs

We had just finished moving into our Colorado Springs home a few years ago when my next-door neighbor arrived to introduce himself. To protect...
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3 All-Weather Trails to Try Now

Sometimes it’s hard to peel yourself off the couch in the winter and spend time outdoors, but here are a few winter-friendly trails that...
state of the art treatment room at Children's Hospital Colorado

Children’s Hospital Opens a New Era of Pediatric Care

When 9-year-old Jalen Thompson grows up he wants to be president. He expects that by then there will be a cure for cancer—if not,...
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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...
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Peter Walinsky, M.D.: Precision and Preparation

Most people in Terry Douglass’ condition don’t make it to the hospital alive. “He came in with about the worst thing you can have,”...
Colorado high school cycling rider in Frisco

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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