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How I recover from a marathon

I used to joke with my husband that it was easier for me to recover from running a marathon than it was from throwing my daughter a birthday party. I’m 10 years older now, but I think that’s still true.

October 04, 2016 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

Video shows bull moose fight dangerously close to hunter

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — This is rutting season for moose, which means bulls are fighting for supremacy. One such encounter was recently filmed in Alaska, as two bulls battled within arm’s length of a group of people on Anchorage’s Powerline Trail.

October 03, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Review: 6 outdoor products for family vacations

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — The weather may be cooling, but there are still lots of great opportunities for outdoor adventures for families. Traveling with little ones sometimes presents its share of challenges, so it’s important to be prepared. Here are a handful of products that may be worth considering for your next outing.

September 29, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Review: Outdoor products for fall adventures

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Another summer has passed and the nights are getting cooler and cooler. If you head into the higher elevations, you might even get snow. Yellowstone was recently hit with a nasty blizzard, reminding adventurers that it’s important to always be prepared for inclement conditions.

September 28, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Video shows fierce battle between monster bull elk

JASPER, Canada — A new video from Alberta shows the stunning power that is unleashed when bull elk battle.

September 15, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Viral video shows angler's hilarious reaction after catching bass with drone

LAKE CHAMPLAIN, Canada — As recreational drones have become more prevalent, so has the practice of fishing with them.

September 12, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Review: 7 outdoor products for late-summer fun

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — With summer vanishing before our very eyes, it’s time to plan at least a couple more adventures while the warm weather is here. This review looks at a handful of products that may be a good fit for your next outing.

August 27, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Why I love the Olympics

In 1984, I was sitting in front of our television in Roseburg, Oregon, watching Mary Lou Retton vault her way into fame.

August 25, 2016 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

Video shows mountain lion leap over tall fence

PASATIEMPO, Calif. — Some California residents are feeling a little less secure in their backyards after the release of a recent YouTube video. The footage from a homeowner’s surveillance camera shows a mountain lion bounding over a perimeter fence like it’s nothing more than a speed bump.

August 25, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Video shows fisherman pulled overboard by monster fish

FLORIDA — Many anglers have had the experience of a big fish striking when they weren’t paying attention. In these shocking moments, it’s not unheard of to have the pole yanked right out of your hands.

August 13, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Have You Seen This? Jumping salmon knocks over angler

KENAI RIVER — Fishing often follows a standard process, where a fish is hooked, the angler reels it in and then either keeps or releases it. But a new YouTube video from Alaska serves as a stark reminder of just how chaotic the sport can get.

August 11, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Video shows hunter’s frightening encounter with a bugling elk

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — The bugle of a bull elk is one of the most unmistakable sounds in nature. It’s a piercing scream that National Geographic has compared to the demonic shrieks of the Ringwraiths from "The Lord of the Rings." The sound can actually travel for miles.

July 30, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Lots of reasons to run, but sometimes the better choice is not to run

Sometimes not doing something is a really good decision.

July 26, 2016 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

Video shows large shark head-butt a diver

THE BAHAMAS - Simply being in the water near sharks is enough to make most people feel uncomfortable. But how about having a 10-foot shark ram right into your face?

July 23, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living

Podcasts to run to

Every year I put out a list of my favorite podcasts to run to. I am an admitted podcast junkie. Since I first found the running podcast Phedippidations in 2008, I’ve been hooked listening to others distract me from my own huffing and puffing.

July 17, 2016 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living

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Product review: 7 jackets for fall and winter

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — With temperatures dropping and snow more common in the higher elevations, it’s time to think about busting out your favorite jacket ...

October 14, 2016 | Grant Olsen | Healthy Living


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