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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


Tips for the beginner skier, snowboarder

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — January marks the beginning of a new year. For many of us, this means new goals are set with the hopes of a better version of ourselves surfacing this time next year.

January 04, 2017 | Lindy Phippen Smith KSL.com | Healthy Living


Showing kindness to ourselves may be the healthiest goal of all

Goodbye and good riddance 2016. I doubt I was the only one doing a jig of joy when the ball dropped and ushered in a new year. While this past year hasn’t been all bad, there were definitely more downs than ups. My inner Princess Leia is still mourning. Rather than focusing on how to make 2017 great, though, I’m trying to figure out how to find joy throughout the year despite the pitfalls that are sure to come.

January 04, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


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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 ...

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 ...

December 07, 2017 | Brian Champagne KSL.com | 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 ...

December 02, 2017 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Healthy Living


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