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Enjoy the latest news and media coverage about the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. For media inquiries, please contact Katherine Schmidt at 303.724.7931.

The Great Fitness Reboot

In endurance sports, there are two distinct forms of suffering: There is pain, and there is humiliation. These things can be discrete, but they are not necessarily mutually exclusive—and, at the moment, I am experiencing both pain and humiliation in the name of research and personal betterment. It’s a cool spring day in Denver, and…

Vail Vitality Center partners with Anschutz Health Center

VAIL — Until very recently, targeting individual fitness training zones using personal heart rate was an exercise in guesswork. Most athletes — amateur and professional — have used the pulse-based calculation, or consulted a trainer, coach or fitness expert to determine their target zone, or they’ve simply done what “feels good.” Unfortunately, for many, this…

New diet book: Fix your metabolism for weight control

For years, obesity researchers James Hill and Holly Wyatt have been studying why so many people struggle with losing weight and keeping it off, and the two have concluded that a big part of the problem has to do with lack of physical activity and its impact on metabolism. “Not everyone agrees with me, but…

Why people regain weight

It’s a widely quoted statistic: 95 percent of people regain lost weight. Such a statistic makes you wonder if you should even bother with the workouts and the healthy eating. Before you turn your treadmill into a sanctuary for unfolded laundry and hang-dry only clothing, you should know a few facts about why people regain…

Anschutz Health & Wellness Center on ABC’s “Extreme Weight Loss”

Aurora’s Anschutz Health & Wellness Center has a starring role in Season 4 of ABC’s “Extreme Weight Loss,” the reality show in which “super obese” candidates aim to reduce their body weight by half. Like, by hundreds of pounds. Next season, currently in production, opens with a 90-day stint at the Anschutz Center, with medical director Holly…

5th Gear Kids promotes healthy choices

Fifth-grader DeVonte’ Loyd wore a shy smile on his face as he posed with his new green BMX bike as cameras flashed and children and staff applauded in the crowded cafeteria of Aurora’s Side Creek Elementary School on a recent Friday morning. The 10-year-old was the first winner of a big-ticket prize through 5th Gear Kids,…

Creating Futures: Moving towards the light

In partnership with the University of Colorado, the CU Foundation raises, manages and invests private support for the benefit of the University and its programs and services. Donors help CU transform lives through education, research, clinical care and community engagement. The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is proud to be one of the many success…

Inside the new Health & Wellness Center

There’s no place quite like it in the US.  The brand-new Health & Wellness Center on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora is focused on preventative medicine. It’s a state-of-the-art 94,000 square foot facility offering a huge cardio and weight room full of natural light, yoga on the rooftop, dermatology, and even a human performance…

MediFit & Technogym partners to manage & equip state-of-the-art fitness center

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus-Based Wellness Center Raises the Bar with World Class Facilities and Services AURORA, COLO. – The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center today announced it has partnered with Technogym and MediFit to offer a wellness experience unlike anything offered in the surrounding community. Combining cutting edge equipment, unparalleled fitness facility management…

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