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Mommy Medicine: Exercising, eating right … and not losing weight

Weight loss isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

September 23, 2015 | Suzanne Carlile | Healthy Living

Yardwork is wonderful exercise for your body and mind

On a crisp, cool morning, I looked out my kitchen window onto my view of the Wasatch Mountains as they wrapped around Utah Lake, over to Lake Mountain and its rolling foothills below. My eyes then followed them all the way down to my backyard, which isn’t nearly as pretty as the landscape that surrounds it.

September 18, 2015 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Healthy Living

Balancing exercise, sleep for weight-loss success

When thinking about fitness and getting in shape, people tend to focus on diet and exercise, but what about sleep? Burning calories is important when trying to slim down, but what's so wrong about burning the midnight oil?

September 16, 2015 | Jenniffer Michaelson News Division | Healthy Living

Calling someone 'skinny' is not a compliment

There are many endearing names or adjectives to describe a person.

September 09, 2015 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Healthy Living

There's no shame in struggling through a run

For the longest time, I opted for the orange light hand weights, the itty-bitty weights that offered little in the way of resistance and almost nothing in the way of a challenge. It wasn’t because I couldn’t lift anything heavier — I just didn’t want anyone to see me struggle.

September 03, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

How to lose weight on your daily commute

The Wall Street Journal has some encouraging news for those of us who use public transportation to get to work (or to McDonald's).

September 03, 2015 | Tim Torkildson Deseret News Service | Healthy Living

4 tools that use money to motivate weight loss

A group photo was posted by a friend to my Facebook wall. I was mortified and barely recognized myself. Several weeks later I was asked if I was pregnant — an anatomical impossibility as a male.

September 01, 2015 | Joseph Irvine | Healthy Living

Dealing with disappointing runs

When I was pregnant with our second baby, my husband was in the running for a job he’d been working toward since we were engaged. He’d done everything he could, including moving us to Utah to take advantage of better opportunities. At the time he was an intern and was all but guaranteed a permanent position. Everything was coming together just as we’d hope. And then it fell apart.

August 31, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

A dark and stormy run

Into every life a little rain must fall. Or buckets of rain. With lightning. And hail.

August 25, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

Viral video may show world-record bluefin tuna

Gulf of Mexico — A YouTube video from 2012 is currently stirring controversy online. According to the video’s description, the footage was captured by a remotely operated underwater vehicle in the Gulf of Mexico. The ROV was inspecting a drilling rig when the massive fish swam into view.

August 25, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Healthy Living

7 things you believe about your teeth that aren't true

Dental health is an important aspect of health and wellness. Over the years, stories have circulated that have misled people about their dental health. Here are seven common myths about your teeth:

August 20, 2015 | Benjamin Greene Deseret News Service | Healthy Living

2 fun Smartphone apps that merge exploration with exercise

Whether you’re looking for free entertainment or just want to know your community better, the Geocaching and Ingress apps are two great ways to add some adventure to your life.

August 09, 2015 | Elizabeth Reid KSL | Healthy Living

Cross-training is a great help for runners

To be a good runner you have to run. To be a great runner you have to cross-train.

August 04, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

5 tips on how to make working out with your spouse actually work out

After 14 years of marriage, my husband and I have finally reached a milestone that we thought would never come: Our oldest child is old enough to baby-sit — at least for a couple of hours.

July 16, 2015 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | Healthy Living

Product review: Outdoor gear for the summer

Warm weather is upon us and summer outings are in full swing. From breathable trail runners to high-performance life jackets, this article looks at a diverse selection of outdoor products that can handle the rigors of summer use.

June 29, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Healthy Living

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Articles by Section - Healthy Living

Product review: Belt-drive Classic from Priority Bicycles

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — In the past decade, belt-drive bikes have transitioned from a novelty to a legitimate alternative to the traditional chain. Things started getting ...

October 01, 2015 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

'Our chairs are killing us', experts say

You might have heard this phrase before: "Sitting is the new smoking." But have you ever taken the time to realize just how much you ...

September 30, 2015 | Jenniffer Michaelson News Division | Healthy Living

What’s the strangest lure you’ve ever used to catch a fish?

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — At one time or another, most anglers experiment with strange lures. Sometimes it happens when the last of the bait is gone ...

September 26, 2015 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living


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