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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Lisa Flaherty Shaw, R.N.: Giving Generously

“As long as I can remember, I was interested in medicine and kids,” says Lisa Shaw. Unsure if she wanted to be a doctor...
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Amanda Egan, C.P.N.P.-A.P.: All In Against Adversity

The discovery of a tumor in her leg when she was 15 years old ignited Amanda Egan’s dream of serving in pediatric care. “,...

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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Kellee O’Brien: Giving Mental Illness a Voice

At 18, Kellee O’Brien was living in her car and self-medicating an illness that had yet to be identified. Eventually, she was diagnosed with...
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Run. Fish. Beer at the Rocky Mountain Flyathlon

As fly-fishing casts go, this one held great promise. I simply had to make it work there on the rocky banks of the Lake...

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...

Baamaste: Getting Into Goat Yoga

Under a hot, clear sky, we shift from Tabletop pose to Downward Dog. Pikes Peak is shrouded in a bluish haze above the neighborhood...

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...

3 Favorite Road Cycling Routes

Colorado Springs has a strong cycling community that includes all types of riders, from casual enthusiasts and commuters to Olympians, world champions and Tour...
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