Diet by Color

In the plant world, color and hue rule in terms of disease-fighting capability. Each color represents different benefits and the deeper the color, the more benefit there is. 

Making exercise fun again

Working out can get boring. No matter how killer the music is that’s playing in your headphones... and despite the 16 TVs you’re watching at once while thumping out another 30-minute treadmill session, the reward is often found in the thrill of being done.
  

January 2018 Around Town

For the fifth time in six years, Telluride has been named the #1 ski resort in North America in Condé Nast Traveler's annual reader survey.

Second Annual Parker Sip-N-Shop

The Parker Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Sip-n-Shop November 9 at Parker's PACE Center. With over 30 vendors at the fabulous indoor/outdoor market, a full bar, heaters and hot chocolate & cider, people enjoyed a festive experience while shopping local for the holidays.

Parker Turkey Day 5K

2,000 runners and walkers participated in the Parker Rec Center's Turkey Day 5K on Thanksgiving morning. Many dressed up in holiday garb, adding to the festive spirit.

15-Minute Workout

No time to make it to the gym? That’s no excuse for skipping your workout! Julie Sneed, Crossfit Castle Rock Trainer and top international Crossfit competitor, shows us an intense 15-minute CrossFit workout so you can kick your own behind, even when you’re housebound. Use your own body weight, or grab items around the house for added intensity—cans of beans for hand…

Four-ward Fitness

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   Getting--and staying--in shape looks different today than it did just a decade ago. Specialized clubs bring people together in community, keeping them engaged and moving. We've homed in on four fitness regimens that can boast a growing following. From barre fitness to finding the calorie-burn zone, these trends should keep you moving in 2018.  “We use the word results a…

Detox!

Did you overdo it a little over the holidays? Enjoy this cleansing, detoxifying soup full of anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and gut-healing ingredients including turmeric, ginger, garlic, cabbage, apple cider vinegar and broth. This recipe is an amalgamation of several favorite recipes I’ve collected over the years. Feel free to substitute your favorite veggies to make it your own. This soup is also perfect when you start to feel the sniffles coming…

Precious Pieces

 Kentucky native Susan HOOK Picon knows all about taking change.    The daughter of a successful automobile-dealer father and interior-designer mother, she learned at a young age about quality antiques and tasteful design. “We always had the most beautiful home in the neighborhood,” says Picon. "My mother would decorate her friends’ homes for free."  So it was no surprise that…

Well-read

These unconventional books are not only fun to explore on their own, but also work well in tandem. Yoga complements nearly any activity, contemplative hiking can take your outdoor experience to a higher level, and expert trail tips for the Front Range —where trail choices are abundant— can’t go wrong.

Trainer Confessions

Ever wish you knew what your personal trainer knows? Here’s the skinny on some of the best tips and confessions from three top trainers.