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.

Brittany Nunez

Brittany Nunez, Paramedic: Empowering Emergency Responders

Brittany Nunez has always gravitated toward helping when others would shy away. On hiking or climbing adventures, she instinctually became caretaker when an injury...
Doggy Day Out program

Doggy Day Out

You hear the howls, the barks, the whimpers of dogs in their chainlink kennels when you walk into an animal shelter. Then you lock...
fitness week class at orangetheory fitness

Fall Fitness Hacks from Local Trainers

Between the end of summer and the approach of the holidays, it might be easy to let fitness fall to the wayside in favor...

More to Training Than the Mileage

Whether you’re a runner, cyclist, hiker or just plain active Coloradan, summer is prime time for that big race, ride or trek. But there’s...
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Finding the State of Slim

For five years I didn’t go to the doctor. I got busy, and, if I got sick, by the time I got around to...
Bocce at Axe and the Oak Whiskey House

Where to Play Bocce in Colorado Springs

When Springs asked me to write about bocce, they had no idea they couldn’t have asked a more uncoordinated person. However, I have played...
Echo Canyon

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...
olympic museum atrium

Q&A: Christopher Liedel Gives an Update on the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

As the striking architecture of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum changes the downtown skyline, we spoke with CEO Christopher Liedel about what to...
Sawatch Range 14ers

How to Summit Snowy 14ers This Summer

Colorado weather usually flips like a switch from winter to summer. But last winter’s record-breaking snow has meant snowy conditions are likely to stay...
View from Mount Rosa in North Cheyenne Cañon.

Three More Trails to Try This Summer

Silver Cascade Falls Trail Type: Easy out and back Length: 0.6 miles round-trip Near: In Cheyenne Cañon, Drive up the cañon to the parking area, building and...
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