The streets surrounding Cesar Chavez Park were closed off to cars and opened up to bicyclists, strollers and walkers on Sunday for “Viva Streets.”
More than 5,500 people signed up for a challenge to get more Coloradans off the couch.
Colorado has one of the nation’s lowest obesity rates, but more than half its residents are overweight or obese.
Michelle Ebert played basketball, volleyball, tennis and softball in high school. But she gained weight after college while building her career with a firm that helps other companies manage customer service, often working 14-hour days.
What to do with all that Halloween candy!
Disney is getting serious about helping children slim down. The company announced Tuesday it will ban advertisements for sugary cereals and fast food on its TV and radio stations, and on the Disney website.
New York City is considering limiting its size of soft drinks to 16 ounces or less. Health experts in Colorado don’t think that’s a bad idea.
A survey of Colorado adults shows about seven out of 10 say they exercise at least three days a week.