How to prepare your body for an active Colorado summer
If you want to enjoy the great outdoors in Colorado this summer, you need to make sure your body is ready.
In this episode of Healthy U Tips, Audra Burrus from Poudre Valley Medical Fitness in Windsor talks how to get your body ready for an active Colorado summer - build endurance, strengthen muscles and increase flexibility.
Whether you plan on taking short hikes through the foothills, climbing your first 14er or whitewater rafting down the raging Poudre River, make sure your body is ready for the challenge to decrease your chances of injury and increase your enjoyment.
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