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5 ways you can benefit from hiking

When many people think about the benefits of going on a hike, they focus on burning calories and improving physical health. However, there are a lot of benefits for your mental well-being as well.

May 14, 2016 | Kitt Wakeley KSL.com | Healthy Living


Video: Saltwater anglers catch giant tuna with drone

FINGAL HEAD, Australia — The biggest limitation of surf fishing has always been the inability to reach fish that are further out than you can cast. Another challenge is locating schools of fish from your vantage point on the shore.

May 08, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


Product review: The super light Pack Trench jacket

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Spring adventures often bring an accompaniment of rain. While a light drizzle can be an absolute pleasure during a hike, it can cause major discomfort at higher elevations where the temperatures are cooler.

May 05, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


My mom makes me a better runner

This started off as a column listing all the reasons running has made me a better mom. Rummaging through old post-race photos looking for inspiration, I realized my own mom took almost every single picture. Out of 43 marathons, my mom has been at over 30 of them. Rain, heat, wind, her camera always ready, sometimes catching all the good and a lot of the bad.

May 03, 2016 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


Product review: 5 outdoor products for spring

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Though there may be a snowstorm or two lurking in the future, we’ve reached a point where good weather has made outdoor adventures more consistently available. Basically, you can hang up the snowshoes and start breaking in your hiking boots.

May 02, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


Florida will host competition to kill invasive lionfish

FLORIDA — The State of Florida is no stranger to invasive species. And because many of these uninvited animals are wreaking havoc on the local ecology, conservation officers in Florida arrange annual events like the Python Challenge to encourage people to get involved in the eradication efforts.

April 28, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


What the Boston Marathon has done for me

Boston.

April 19, 2016 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


Toddlers and teens are most at-risk children for medicine poisonings

TOPEKA – Last year 60 percent, more than 12,000, of the calls to the Kansas Poison Control Center involved medications, or pharmaceuticals. The Kansas Poison Control Center and Safe Kids Kansas want to remind all adults to keep medications (both prescription and over-the-counter) locked up, out of sight and out of reach of children. Parents should also talk to their teens about the importance of following directions on dosing for all medications.

April 13, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Healthy Living


Hope of spring spreads to running

You can have your wild parties and your beautiful beaches. When spring rolls around, all I want are garbage bags, Windex, and a good duster.

April 05, 2016 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


Viral video shows hilarious, high-speed ostrich chase

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, South Africa — Competitive cyclists are accustomed to racing one another. But a popular YouTube video shows just how strange a race can get when an ostrich decides to join.

March 23, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


How to stay motivated with your fitness routine

When the alarm goes off at 4:30 a.m., contrary to popular belief, I do not jump out of bed shouting, “Hooray! It’s time to run! Wahoo!” There is no pep in my step. I'm neither bright-eyed nor bushy-tailed. My husband knows better than to talk to me for at least a good 30 minutes after I’m up. I’ve mastered the art of dressing with my eyes closed, as if this counts as extra sleep.

March 22, 2016 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


Product review: Good snowshoes for children

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — For parents with small children, it can be difficult to find a good snowshoe option for their little ones.

March 12, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


Do your genetics make you more likely to become an addict?

If someone in your family is suffering from addiction, you may be wondering if there is a link between addiction and genetics. This is a valid question -- one often asked in the world of addiction and recovery services. If you think a family member is using drugs, you may want to know if others in your family may also be susceptible to addiction.

March 10, 2016 | Amy Rothermel FamilyShare | Healthy Living


Underwater video shows aggressive speckled trout feeding at night

TAMPA BAY, Florida — Anglers often wonder what’s going on in the water beneath them. While fish finders show a distorted view of the action, the true underwater feeding tendencies of fish are often hidden from view.

March 10, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


7 tips for recovering from a workout

I was a diligent pregnant woman, researching every aspect of the experience to make sure I was taking care of myself and my unborn daughter. I meticulously studied every birthing method to ensure I made the right choice for me. I went to classes and read almost every book Barnes and Noble had in stock.

March 08, 2016 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


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Video shows angler catch salmon using iPhone as lure

PERTH, Australia — While smartphones have become increasingly sophisticated over the years, most people consider them useless once they break. An angler in Australia decided to ...

May 30, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


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