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Assisted Pistols
This squat variation demands balance and core strength, building stability to navigate thigh-high snow and turbulent waters. Sets 3 Reps 8 (each leg) 1. Stand with your back to a chair or bench (or log) as if about to sit. 2. Standing on your right l
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DIY Breakfast Bars
Sweet, salty, and savory—this bar hits all the right notes. Makes 9 bars 6 strips bacon2 very ripe bananas½ cup peanut butter¼ cup maple syrup½ tsp. salt2 cups rolled oats¼ cup peanuts, roughly chopped¼ cup dates, roughly chopped AT HOME Heat oven to
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Caught In A Thunderstorm
I WAS FLY FISHING Colorado’s South Platte River one summer afternoon when a thunderstorm blew in. I left the river (most fly rods are made of conductive materials, so the last thing you want to do is wave around a lightning rod while standing in wate