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What’s the strangest thing you’ve hooked while fishing?

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — We recently asked our readers to share the strangest lures they’ve used to catch fish. Responses on the comment board included things like a balloon, a Starburst wrapper, a gummy bear and a bare hook.

October 14, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


Don't let not getting into Boston Marathon get you down

Living in a small Oregon logging town will make a little girl dream big.

October 13, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | 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 serious in 2007, when a manufacturer called Gates released an impressive system called the Carbon Belt Drive. The Carbon Belt Drive employs a 1/2-inch wide belt that won’t stretch or rust like a chain will.

October 01, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | 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’re not moving?

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 or the final fly breaks off. Other times it’s out of sheer desperation when nothing else is working. But there typically comes a time when the traditional elements of fishing give way to bizarre tactics.

September 26, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


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 KSL.com | 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 KSL.com | 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


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How to make weight loss work for you

It’s February now, 30+ days into 2016. How are you doing on your New Year's resolutions or your health and fitness goals?

February 08, 2016 | Rebecca Clyde KSL.com | Healthy Living


Product review: The best strollers for family trips, adventures

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Family trips can require a lot of gear. If you’ve got young children, one of the biggest space-hoggers is the stroller.

February 06, 2016 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


How hating your own body can actually physically hurt you

Body shaming is a huge problem in our culture, and it is something that needs to be stopped. Everyone is unique. All of our bodies ...

February 03, 2016 | Tamsyn Valentine FamilyShare | Healthy Living


5 active hobbies your family MUST do

Family members who engage in active hobbies get a boost of physical activity essential for one’s heart, muscles and overall health. Aside from positive ...

February 02, 2016 | Armela Escalona FamilyShare | Healthy Living


19 yoga poses gone horribly wrong

Yoga enriches the body and the soul -- or so they say. One thing's for sure, though: Looking at these poses gone wrong will enrich ...

January 31, 2016 | Kelsey Down FamilyShare | Healthy Living


10 tips for working out when you have zero motivation

It is almost the end of January, and we all know that one of our top new year’s resolutions was to go to exercise ...

January 26, 2016 | Tamsyn Valentine FamilyShare | Healthy Living


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