Last week, the folks at Estately.com ranked Colorado fifth on its roster of the ten best states for hippies. But in the site's latest list, Our Fair State places even higher. The subject? The geography of enthusiasm for CrossFit, a multifaceted exercise philosophy whose fans tend to become so obsess ... More >>
So, you've got a kid, huh? Whether it's your own rambunctious preschooler or the bratty nephew you've been charged with keeping alive for the next five hours, the most important thing is leaving your house where valuables are liable to be destroyed and seeking refuge on somebody else's property. In ... More >>
Pura Vida in Cherry Creek North is opening its doors to the public for the first time ever this weekend, when it will host the inaugural edition of its new program, Sunday Afternoon Meltdown. The club invites yogis of all levels to wind down and recharge with a combination yoga class, guided meditat ... More >>
I have been boxing at the 20th Street Recreation Center -- Denver's oldest public recreational facility -- for more than four years. And while the boxing fitness class is a relatively new addition, 20th Street has also been home to a legendary competitive boxing program for over seventy years, one t ... More >>
I've been obsessed with fitness ever since I can remember. Maybe it was because I grew up in the '80s, and activities for girls revolved around a pink-haired dog that pimped nail accessories and showing the world what we could do through the fine art of ribbon dancing. I took ballet, tap dance, ice- ... More >>
Countless workouts and diets promise results -- and generally, the success of any regimen is up to you. But the town's first Title Boxing Club, which opens in Greenwood Village this week, promises to help you break out of the box -- with boxing. There are 47 other Title clubs across the country; the ... More >>
John McAfee became famous -- and wealthy -- after inventing his namesake anti-virus software, but his greatest invention might be his own story. After making his fortune, he bought an expansive estate in Woodland Park, where he held intensive retreats in relational yoga, his own creation. That's whe ... More >>
A first glimpse of Fitness Origin -- a new gym that opened in Colorado Springs this month -- had us wondering: What, exactly, goes on in this room full of sand with straps hanging from the walls? It sort of looks like one of those secret basement serial-killer lairs discovered under a hatch i ... More >>
Over the last few months, I went from the worst shape of my life to the best while continuing to eat like a food critic. Don't punch me in the face; instead, read how I did it in part ten of this series: Ow, every single part of my body hurts -- even my eyelashes, I think. I wish I could distill a ... More >>
Corepower YogaWith many of us surrounded by family and a huge, high-pressure meal to cook, Thanksgiving can be stressful. Lucky, a number of yoga studios around town had the same thought: people might need a way to relax. We've put together a guide to places to practice the stress-relieving, ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Need to burn off some steam, get the blood flowing and relax your mind after the 9/11 weekend? We totally understand, and so does Yoga at the Rocks; the organization is hosting a full-moon yoga class tonight at -- where else? -- Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Bring your yoga mat, som ... More >>
Forrest Yoga creator Ana Forrest tells quite a story. She started practicing yoga as a young teenager, became an instructor and has been involved in the yoga world for almost forty years; today, she'll sign a book containing her life story and innovative healing techniques, Fierce Medicine: B ... More >>
James MinchinSinger-songwriter and social activist Michael Franti will headline tomorrow's Harvest Ball at the 1stBank Center, which will feature a morning yoga workshop, an early afternoon (and sold-out) matinee concert, and an evening concert to help celebrate the end of the harvest season ... More >>
Downward dog.Even the best-looking people look goofy with their asses in the air -- goofy and vulnerable. Earlier this week, Aspen yoga teacher Steven Jon Roger, 49, was convicted of sliding his hands down the pants of two women in his class while they were held yoga poses, downward dog and c ... More >>
The Black Eyed Peas' credibility, a mainstay in the genre since 1998's Behind the Front, died on Sunday, in a spinning class at the 24-Hour Fitness by my house. It was eleven-years-old. The credibility, once as strong as any hip-hop group's, has been in poor health since 2003, when Fergie ... More >>
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