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Move it, Move it!

In my community, we are very lucky to live in a place where encouraging activity is a no-brainer. So why spend any time encouraging it? Because if it works, it can last a lifetime, and maybe even spread to areas... Read More

LiveWell Colorado Springs Project Receives BUILD Health Grant

Our partners in Colorado Springs recently received a $75,000 grant from the BUILD Health Challenge, a national awards program. The grant recipient is Project ACCESS, a collaboration between LiveWell Colorado Springs, YMCA of Pikes Peak Region, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services,... Read More

Equality in Sports

The benefits of sports are well-known: In addition to having fun and getting fit, kids learn commitment, respect for others, stress management skills, and how to set and meet goals. Athletics have long provided valuable socio-cultural learning experiences for men... Read More

LiveWell Welcomes Two New Board Members

We are thrilled to share the exciting news of two new additions to LiveWell Colorado’s board of directors: Jim García and Barbara Grogan. Both García and Grogan are prominent members of the community who will bring a unique and valuable... Read More

The Importance of Equality in Sports for Women and Girls

The benefits of sports are well-known: In addition to having fun and getting fit, kids learn commitment, respect for others, stress management skills, and how to set and meet goals. Athletics have long provided valuable socio-cultural learning experiences for men... Read More

LWC Revitalizes Recreation Centers Through Healthy Eating and Active Living Initiatives

LiveWell Colorado is the leading obesity prevention organization in the state of Colorado with a focus on expanding access to and education about healthy eating and active living for all Coloradans. In an effort to further its work, LiveWell Colorado... Read More

Colorado Mom Gives Kids the Gift of Play

When Fort Morgan resident Allison Howe began to explore opportunities for her young children to get active in her community, she found few options. She considered t-ball, but waiting in line to hit the ball and standing in the field... Read More

Road Trip Noshing

My brother and I attended the same university, so we embarked on countless road trips between school in Chicago and our home outside of Denver. We made a lot of memories, mostly good ones, as we crisscrossed the Midwest. We... Read More

Road Trip!

Sunny skies and winding roads ahead!  It’s that time of year again, the much anticipated arrival of summer!  Many families, including mine, will be taking road trips to see the sites, visit family, or travel to sporting events.  Our first... Read More

A Night of Celebration for GSK in Northeast Denver

Presented by GroundFloor Media on May 18, 2015 “Being healthy is a journey, not a sprint,” chanted Mayor Michael B. Hancock (pictured) to a crowd of nearly 200 people at a community event at Stapleton Recreation Center in the Globeville neighborhood... Read More