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Vail Daily column: Understanding repetition ranges for strength training (1)

July 21, 2014 — 

A common question I get asked regarding fitness is the proper repetition range to use for strength training. There clearly is some confusion surrounding this topic, and my goal is …

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The Westin announces Mikaela Shiffrin has become its ‘Resident Gold Medalist’ (2)

July 21, 2014 — 

AVON — The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa has announced that Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is now serving as property’s “Resident Gold Medalist.” Shiffrin, 19, who was born and …

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Mountain county home sales showing strength (3)

July 21, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — Sometimes the grass really is greener on the other side of the fence. Looking at real estate sales in the mountain region, Eagle County is doing pretty …

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Eagle County senior community calendar (4)

July 21, 2014 — 

Upcoming events • Wednesday: Blood Pressure and blood sugar checks by Eagle County Paramedics. 11 Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center. • Thursday: Rhythm for Life dance class — three times …

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On the Hill: See the new "Golf Bike" at the Vail Golf Club (5)

July 21, 2014 — 

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every weekday.  …

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Vail Daily health feature: Essential oils offer a healing remedy from an earlier era (6)

July 21, 2014 — 

Using essential oils may be new to some, but the practice actually goes back to ancient times. Well before the dawn of modern medicine, humans were taking the essence of …

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Vail Daily health column: Are musicians athletes? (7)

July 21, 2014 — 

When you attend a Bravo! Vail performance this summer to listen to the sublime works of Mozart or Copland and look at the musicians arrayed before you, images of Lindsey …

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Avon, Eagle look to maintain new trails (8)

July 20, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — Like the bikes that ride them, trails require important maintenance. Momentum Trail Concepts of Denver has constructed trails in both Eagle and Avon recently; builders there say …

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Vail Daily column: Commit to the Monday Morning Mission (9)

July 20, 2014 — 

The quest for purpose and meaning has been humankind’s journey for as long as we have been sentient beings. A search that resonates inside each of us, it has taken …

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Vail-Summit surgeons lead medical mission trip to Rwanda (10)

July 20, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — When two local surgeons landed in Rwanda, they almost doubled that country’s number of orthopedists. Rwanda, a country with 12 million people, only has three orthopedic surgeons. …

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New law makes it more difficult for pharmaceutical, medical companies to host resort conferences (11)

July 19, 2014 — 

VAIL — A few years ago, it wasn’t uncommon to find a pharmaceutical conference held in the ballrooms of the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa. Today, while group sales still …

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Vail embraces traditional summer marketing tactics (12)

July 19, 2014 — 

Board: Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council. Topic: Summer marketing campaign. What they talked about: After working with branding and marketing company Goodness to come up with new concepts for …

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Vail Daily column: Going batty (13)

July 19, 2014 — 

I think it was about 5 years ago when we noticed the strange droppings on our front porch. Too big for mouse and too small for rat, we swept them …

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All of Vail’s summer trails are open (14)

July 19, 2014 — 

VAIL — All available hiking and biking trails on Vail Mountain are now open for the summer, including the Kinnickinnick and Sunlight hiking trails, which recently re-opened. Both trails had …

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Saturday’s Gypsum Daze results (15)

July 19, 2014 — 

Male Overall 1. Brady Grayson 17:34 2. Cameron Moore 17:48 3. Nathan Maddox 17:59 Female Overall 1. Roxy Trotter 21:57 2. Nikki Cunning 22:54 3. Desaray Mendoza 22:54 Male 13 …

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Local schools accept the challenge to try to become greener (16)

July 19, 2014 — 

EDWARDS — Wrapping up the 2013-14 school year, Edwards Elementary is well on its way to becoming an “Eco-School.” After classes let out and teachers were packing up for the …

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Where the columbines grow (17)

July 19, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — The columbine was first discovered on Pike’s Peak in 1820 by Edwin James on the first recorded climb of that mountain. James was serving as a botanist …

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Vail Daily travel series: Myanmar’s bizarre billion dollar capital (18)

July 19, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: Sadly, the SD card Dennis Jones used during his explorations of Nay Pyi Taw got corrupted and the photos were unrecoverable. Instead, he shares a few photos of …

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Brian Regan brought Beaver Creek to tears Thursday night (19)

July 19, 2014 — 

BEAVER CREEK — The audience was brought to tears — of laughter, that is — from the moment comedian Brian Regan took the stage at the Vilar Performing Arts Center …

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N.Y. Phil wows crowd in opening (20)

July 18, 2014 — 

VAIL — Friday’s afternoon rain clouds parted right in tempo with the opening night of the New York Philharmonic, lending to a crisp and clear evening at Gerald R. Amphitheater …

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