Exercise

Courtney Dauwalter, Golden, Colorado

Courtney Dauwalter | Mental Fortitude Goes Far

by Morgan Tilton | photos by Farrah Jobling

Ultrarunner Courtney Dauwalter sets course records at the world’s most competitive races. Beyond physical fitness, a positive mindset fuels her in the long run.

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Hazel Mills

Kids and Sports | Experts Talk About Specialization and Diversifying Play

by Joelle Klein | photos Dan Sidor

Hazel Mills was 6 years old when she first enrolled in a recreational gymnastics program. With her small frame and muscular build, she excelled and moved up quickly through competitive programs. As a level 3 gymnast, Hazel started out practicing three days a week for three hours per session. By...

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Lyman Currier, halfpipe for freestyle skier

Ballet-inspired workout helps Olympic skier bounce back

by Courtney Messenbaugh

Get Into Ski Shape with a Barre Workout

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Cardio King

by Morgan Tilton

Get the skinny on high-intensity v. steady-state cardio workouts

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New Joint? Physical Therapy Key

Why Physical Rehab Is Important To Your Joint Replacement

by Mary Lemma

One in five Americans over the age of 65 has had a joint replacement, says Dr. John Xenos, orthopedic surgeon and principal of Colorado Orthopaedics in the Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree.

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Darcy Piceu, Frank Shorter, Clare Gallagher

Run for Decades

by Morgan Tilton

Three professional runners share advice on training, motivation and minimizing injuries

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Rose Namajunas UFC rests for a minute

Meet UFC Champ! Rose Namajunas

by Jahla Seppanen

One-on-One with Colorado’s Rose Namajunas, UFC Champion

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Kathy Vidlock, Colorado Orthopaedics

5 Essential Exercises to Reduce Lower Back Pain

by Dr. Kathy Vidlock & Andrea Juarez

Whether you are a couch potato, weekend athlete or even a competitive athlete, you have likely suffered from lower back pain. In fact, about 80 percent of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institutes for Health.

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age related foot health

Fight Age-Related Foot Health Issues with These Tips

by Kris Scott

If you’re older than 45 or 50, chances are you’ve experienced foot pain. With age comes changes in the way feet are structured. Bones and joints stretch out and feet get bigger. The muscles in feet begin to lose flexibility and elasticity. Finally and most commonly, the fat pad underneath the...

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Treating the Aches and Pains of Osteoarthritis

by Andrea Juarez

Whether you are a former professional athlete, like Broncos football player Mark Schlereth, an active person or even a couch potato, you may be among the 30 million Americans suffering from osteoarthritis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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