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Review: 8 outdoor apparel products for summer

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — June usually brings warm weather in the valley, but that can change pretty quickly as you ascend higher into the mountains. Here’s a look at some reliably comfortable gear that’s designed for a wide range of outdoor activities.

June 14, 2018 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Have You Seen This? Fisherman encounters mountain lion swimming at 'Olympic pace'

MODESTO, Calif. — As he headed out onto California’s Lake McClure for a fishing tournament, James Horton saw an animal swimming rapidly through the water. In the early morning light, he assumed it was just a deer going for a quick dip.

June 12, 2018 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

How to maintain fitness on vacation

For me, the best part about summer is packing my bags and heading out of town — the more exotic the location, the better. And while I’ve mastered the art of packing light and speeding through security checks (thank you Global Entry), finding a way to stay fit away from home has been a bit more challenging.

June 05, 2018 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

Review: 9 family outdoor products for summer

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — With gas prices on the rise, some families may be reconsidering their summer plans. After all, there are always plenty of amazing outdoor opportunities close to home.

May 18, 2018 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Reasons your fitness progress may be stalling

“I work out five days a week, eat healthy and still can’t lose weight/gain muscle.”

April 04, 2018 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

Video shows agitated moose ram into vehicle

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Moose are no strangers to violent encounters. After all, they're known to engage with each other in brutal battles. Given the size and power of these animals, injuries are common, with some even resulting in death.

April 02, 2018 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Review: 7 products to help you get outside for spring break

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — While local temperatures have been an unpredictable roller coaster lately, the unusually warm days and vast blankets of snow have created plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy nature.

March 04, 2018 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Simple strategies to help keep healthy resolutions

We’re well into the new year. How are those healthy resolutions coming? Feeling overwhelmed? Not seeing as much progress as you’d like? Marathons aren’t run all at once. They’re run one mile at a time. Put one foot in front of the other long enough and you’ll eventually cover 26.2 miles.

February 05, 2018 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

Review: Camping gear for the great outdoors

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Whether you're camping in the snow or trekking in warmer weather, this can be the perfect time of year for an adventure. Here’s a look at some rugged gear that might be a good fit for your next outing.

February 01, 2018 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Video shows small dog chasing a 10-foot crocodile

GOAT ISLAND, AUSTRALIA — A new YouTube video shows just how bold a dog can be when protecting its domain.

January 30, 2018 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Review: Outdoor products for the new year

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Whether you’re hiking in the foothills near your home or trekking deep into the Wind River Mountain Range, having the right gear can have a huge impact on the experience.

January 04, 2018 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Making routines to keep resolutions

Monday is my favorite day of the week. I love mornings. The crack of the spine of a new book is music to my ears. I envy my kids each September as they rush to school with blank notebooks and perfect erasers. There is nothing better than fresh starts and new possibilities.

January 02, 2018 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

Why it's hard when your gym closes

Fifteen years ago, pregnant with my first baby, I waddled my way into the gym close to my parents’ home. We were living in Las Vegas and visiting for the holidays. Obviously I wasn’t there to work off cookies and fruitcake. I needed to move. I needed to remind myself that I still had working feet, even if I couldn’t see them.

December 11, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

Wanna race? Skip this sleeper Subaru

If you’re one of those drivers who wants to show others how fast your car is by challenging them, consider this article a warning to not race a certain local Subaru. The owner of this 2007 Subaru said it looks like a “mom car” (which is literal because he bought it from his mother), but it is incredibly fast.

December 07, 2017 | Brian Champagne | Healthy Living

Outdoor company again wants to sponsor you to pick up litter

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — In 2016, Granite Gear made news by launching its Grounds Keepers program. Interested individuals submitted a short application, from which a nationwide team of trash-collecting, nature-beautifying hikers was chosen. Once outfitted with a high-quality backpack, a packing system kit and garbage-picking tools, they were unleashed on the wilderness.

December 02, 2017 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

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5 simple ways to prevent injury

I started running before the internet was something we carried with us all day long. In those days, if you wanted to share news with ...

August 07, 2018 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


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