Outdoors - Page 10

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Should Older Runners Embrace the 'Barefoot' Craze?

People over 30 may take more time to safely adjust to 'minimalist' shoes

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How to Keep Your Pooch Safe at the Dog Park

A playground for pups – what could go wrong? Plenty.

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10 Ways to Avoid Getting Mugged

A self-defense and crime-prevention expert offers tips to make yourself a less likely target.

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Flood Safety Awareness Week: March 15 – 21

Use this week as an opportunity to get your family prepared for floods, which are the most frequent and costly natural disaster.

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The Pros and Cons of Keeping Backyard Chickens

It takes more than pluck to raise these birds. Keep in mind these challenges — and risks.

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Safer Winter Hiking

Enjoy a backcountry trip through snow and ice — just know how to return home safely.

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More Americans Dying From Hypothermia, CDC Says

Doctor offers tips to avoid dangerous drops in body temperatures during cold winter months.

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How to Avoid and Treat Altitude Sickness

Headed for higher ground? Learn the signs of altitude sickness and what you can do to prevent it.

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It's Snow Use

In some parts of the country, the snow is becoming insurmountable. Learn how to keep you, and your canine companion, safe.

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“Survivorman” Les Stroud: How to Survive Being Lost in the Wild

“Survivorman” Les Stroud and survival expert Mykel Hawke offer tips for staying alive if you get lost in the woods, including where to seek shelter.

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Stay Sharp: Tips for Ice Skating Indoors and Outdoors

Leave the triple axles to the pros and follow this advice for avoiding injury.

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Fitting a Bike Helmet: 4 Mistakes Parents Make

Got a mini biker? Here’s how to be sure the helmet protects his head.

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Master Your First Road Race

Expert tips to help you train and prepare for a 5K or 10K.

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Tips for Warm and Safe Winter Camping

How to enjoy a winter wonderland — and make it home without incident.

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So You Want to Learn How to Ski…

From getting the right gear to weathering the cold, these safety tips for first-time skiers will keep you safe on the slopes.