Sweating it Out in the Springs: Part 1

From Cyndi Lauper’s Buns of Steel, to INSANITY and Brazilian Butt workouts, there are many fitness videos that keep you at home, on the couch, or struggling to do tricep dips on a roller desk […]

The Scientific Health Benefits of Saunas

By CARLTON MOELLER When you think about saunas, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? For many, it’s relaxation, spas, or sweating. But there’s a lot more to them than that. While in […]

Workout of the Week

By COURTNEY KNERR Welcome back to Workout of the Week! The workout this week is a strength circuit. A strength circuit tends to be a little slower than a CrossFit circuit, but it is overall […]

Workout of the Week

By Courtney Knerr Welcome back to Workout of the Week! The workout for this week is an interval workout using a cardio exercise of your choice: running, biking, or swimming. All you need for the […]

Workout of the Week

By COURTNEY KNERR Welcome back to Workout of the Week! The workout this week is a Tabata workout. Tabata workouts consist of five different exercises that you do eight times each on a specific time […]

Workout of the Week

By COURTNEY KNERR Welcome back to Workout of the Week! Last week was a CrossFit circuit, and this week will offer a variation on CrossFit: a pyramid. A CrossFit pyramid consists of five exercises. Do […]

Workout of the Week

By COURTNEY KNERR Welcome to Workout of the Week (WOW for short), a new weekly feature of Active Life. The purpose of this section is to provide a resource for people to step outside their […]

Seven Ways to Stay Active on the Block Plan

By COURTNEY KNERR One of the reasons I chose to attend Colorado College was the healthy lifestyle it promotes. The gorgeous mountains visible from everywhere on campus are practically calling you outside, encouraging you to […]

Weekly Workout: Pull-Ups and Burpees

This week’s workout builds on last week’s by combining strength and cardio. When performing this workout, it is a good idea to keep a steady pace. It is often difficult to know the perfect pace, […]