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Review: 8 outdoor products worth checking out

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — As warmer weather becomes more consistent, the snow will begin to recede in the upper elevations. This can be a great time to explore beautiful destinations before the springtime crowds arrive. For anglers, it can be a miraculous experience to fish a lake where the ice is opening for the first time of the year.

March 03, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


Tiger brings down drone in new viral video from China

HEILONGJIANG PROVINCE, China — Everyone knows that tigers are fearsome predators. But as seen in a popular video from China, even electronic devices can become prey.

March 01, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


Small changes make a big difference

Our family has a “Fun Bucket.” This is where all our loose change finds a home. At some point, usually before a vacation, we exchange the change for bills and use it for spending money. Those small amounts add up fast. At least $60, up to $100, and we cash it in more than once a year.

February 28, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


How to build a one-match fire every time

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — From the moment cavemen discovered it, humans have remained obsessed with fire. It’s the focal point of any camping trip and next to water, fire is arguably the most important survival tool one can have.

February 23, 2017 | Spencer Durrant KSL.com | Healthy Living


5 tips to make your next family ski trip more enjoyable

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — At this point in the season, our ski days are numbered. However, if you are still planning some upcoming trips to one of our 15 local resorts, here are a few tips and tricks to make your family ski day more successful so you can maximize the quality time you spend with the people you love most on the slopes.

February 18, 2017 | Lindy Phippen Smith KSL.com | Healthy Living


Essential tips for cleaning and cooking trout

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — With ice fishing season in full swing and great conditions on the Weber River, Utah anglers who keep their catch won’t have a problem filling their coolers with a limit of trout.

February 17, 2017 | Spencer Durrant KSL.com | Healthy Living


Reasons I still love running

Running and I have had a long and fairly healthy relationship. We've broken up a number of times, mostly over injury, but we just can’t quit each other. Now that we’re in a good place, it seems appropriate for Valentine’s Day to list 14 reasons I still love running.

February 13, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


Review: 5 family outdoor products to check out

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — The early weeks of 2017 have seen intense snowstorms, especially in the higher elevations. As a result, Utah’s snowpack report is looking pretty impressive. This is great news for snow sport enthusiasts, but may leave some of us pining for warmer weather.

February 10, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


Video shows fishermen thrown from boat in high-speed accident

LAKE SEMINOLE, Georgia — Tournament anglers often use powerful boats to help them cover as much territory as possible. As this video shows, that lightning-fast pace can sometimes go terribly wrong.

February 09, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


When it's too cold to go outside, bring the outside in

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — This time of year, some of us may be craving a little warmth, a bit of sunshine or maybe some outside time that doesn’t include layering up. But if a tropical getaway is not in your foreseeable future, you may just have to, as the saying goes, "fake it until you make it."

February 01, 2017 | Lindy Phippen Smith KSL.com | Healthy Living


How I recover from a tough workout

Interval training, circuit training, cycle, strength training, swimming, running, Zumba. There is a workout for every personality. As varied as each method is, they all require one thing: Recovery.

January 31, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


Video shows massive bull elk stroll through gift shop

ESTES PARK, Colorado — A new video from Colorado shows a large bull elk hitting up the local gift shop. Unlike some videos where wild animals run amuck in stores and then quickly exit, this particular elk decided to spend 45 minutes browsing the merchandise.

January 25, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


Review: 4 outdoor products for winter

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — The winter sports season is in full force and the ski resorts have been getting solid snowfall, creating excellent powder opportunities. Overall, our state’s snowpack is about 130 percent of normal, which is much better than last year.

January 21, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


How I plan to combat the distorted body images on social media

Years ago, I wrote a column about my frustration toward magazines that perpetuated unrealistic body images. I was angry that my young daughters were growing up in a world where airbrushed thighs were the goal and cellulite was our mortal enemy.

January 17, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


3 different ways to cook wild game

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — With only a handful of hunts left to close before the big game season is over, most hunters are kicking back and enjoying the fresh meat they harvested during this past big hunting season.

January 07, 2017 | Spencer Durrant KSL.com | Healthy Living


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Running myths debunked

As kids, my friend Rachel and I loved myths. Not the Greek god kind, although those were fun, too, but the ideas that floated around ...

March 27, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


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