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Work It Out: ‘Manage the misery’ with 8 yoga poses for road cyclists

August 16, 2017 — Road cycling places intense demands on quadriceps, hamstrings and hips, and for many cyclists it can introduce strain on the low back, shoulders and neck. Yoga can relax lower-body muscles, improve range of motion through the hips and release spinal tension. Summit Biking member Charlie

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Kneehab: Why a healthy brain is just as important for ACL rehab as patience and physical therapy

July 11, 2017 — They say about 12 weeks after surgery is the trickiest period for ACL rehab. Now that I've passed the magic mark, I have to agree. "Despite the graft healing and feeling stable, it doesn't mean your knee is ready to perform," said Jonathan Bravman, a

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Ben Pleimann and David Morris present ‘7 Summits’

November 1, 2016 — The Summit County Library continues the Adult Fall Reading Program's events on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. with Ben Pleimann and David Morris presenting "Our Journey to Climb 7 Summits." The presentation occurs in the Mt. Royal Room in the Frisco County Commons. According

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Dispelling cholesterol myths

September 27, 2016 — By Jessica Smith, brought to you by Kaiser Permanente. Exploring the difference between HDL and LDL, and how to maintain healthy levels Four to five years ago cholesterol was thought of as a mostly dirty word, with connotations of fat, obesity and disease. But now,

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Kitchen Confidence: Spicy cashew nut salad (recipe)

September 17, 2016 — I could never imagine it grew so tall — I'd only seen pictures of farmers bent over planting small plugs in patties of water. Much to my surprise, these beautiful emerald green stalks of rice stood over 6 feet tall; the fields shimmering in the

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Tips for enjoying the Colorado mountain lifestyle as you age

September 13, 2016 — By Leo Wolfson, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente "Age has no reality except in the physical world. The essence of a human being is resistant to the passage of time. Our inner lives are eternal, which is to say that our spirits remain as youthful and

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Four exercise and diet tips to stay fit at the office (sponsored)

August 15, 2016 — By Jessica Smith, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente We all know we should be getting more exercise. Yet with busy schedules — whether it's kids, high intensity or multiple jobs, or something else — finding the time to be physically active can be challenging. But just

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Tips for being healthy and avoiding summer weight gain

August 15, 2016 — By Jessica Smith, brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Staying healthy is a year-round activity, but sometimes certain seasons can encourage people to make a change for the better. Summer, with its sunny skies and warm weather, sends an encouraging message to people cooped up

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Sitting is the new smoking for your health

August 15, 2016 — Many of us spend our time at work sitting in our spongy desk chairs, in front of our glowing computer screens, typing away. It's bad for our health. In fact, a recent study showed that sitting for more than six hours each day is as

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“Healthy” food labels decoded

August 15, 2016 — The "low-fat" fad taught us that less fat doesn't necessarily mean fewer calories. Read on to translate some of today's claims. GLUTEN-FREE: For the 1 percent of the population with celiac disease, and those with gluten intolerance, gluten-free foods are important to avoid digestive distress.

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Cheap healthy diet tips

August 15, 2016 — You don't have to break the bank — or sacrifice taste — to whip up healthy meals and snacks, even if you're tight on time. In fact, the following four tips can help you find the sweet spot of balancing your budget, your busyness, and

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