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Health + Wellness Tips for Surviving the Holidays

Whether your vacation time is in full swing or you are trying to get everything done before the calendar rolls over for the new year, here are ways to nourish your body and ground yourself in wellness this holiday season: 

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Should You Exercise When Sick?

Some of us will avoid sickness and keep healthy all winter long. For those of us who aren't as lucky though, there is one question at the forefront of our minds:

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Why Foam Rolling is an Essential Part of Your Workout

If you haven't been incorporating foam rolling into your daily routine, all we can say is: you've been missing out.

Foam rolling not only feels amazing (it hurts so good!), but it's essential for relieving muscle tightness and improving your mobility. 

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5 Ways To Protect Your Skin From Too Much Sun Exposure

No matter where you live, you should always be conscious about protecting your skin from too much sun exposure, but this is especially true in Colorado. Because we live at such a high elevation, the risk of skin damage from the sun is much more likely. 

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How to Take Care of Your Body During Life’s Busiest Seasons

Skipping your workout session doesn’t have to mean forgoing exercise altogether. Even if you aren’t able to get a sweat sesh in or show up for your fitness class, you can engage in exercise that is beneficial to your body. Here’s how:

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5 Places To Take Vukoo Bars This Summer

Making summer plans? Don’t leave Vukoo out! Each protein bar is not only packed with awesome and nutritious ingredients but is only 3 oz, making it the best portable meal for your summer adventures! To give you an idea, here are some of the places we recommend taking Vukoo bars with you this summer:

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It’s Time to Stop Skipping Your Stretching (And Here’s Why)

I went to a boxing class this past week. It was 45-minutes of fast-paced, high-intensity cardio and strength training on the bag. When the class ended, I was drenched in sweat—as was everyone else; it was a great workout. I took a few breaths, a long drink of water, and waited for the instructor to lead us through a cool down, as well as some stretching.

“That’s it for the day, everyone! Good work!” she said and stepped off the mat. I watched as everyone around me collected their belongings and quickly followed.

Stretching is like taking our vitamins or actually going to bed on time. It’s important and necessary, but we often push it off and hope to avoid the consequences. We shouldn’t though, and here’s why:

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