Outdoors

Outdoors

Fishing report for May 25

A weekly report on angling prospects for selected lakes in Missouri and Kansas

Outdoors

Wina Sturgeon: Keep these tips in mind when teaching somebody a sport

Whether you are trying to teach a friend how to ride a mountain bike over rippled and tan dirt trails or trying to teach a kid half your size how to play soccer, you will have a powerful effect on that person's skills and love of the activity. So here enters the two most important words when teaching someone else a sport: compassion and patience.

Outdoors

With lots of options, adventurers should go with Fuji Jari Gravel Bike

If you're looking to buy a new bike, you can quickly become overwhelmed with choices. Forget all the manufacturers – just consider the types of bikes you need to consider: road bikes, mountain bikes, hybrid bikes, touring bikes, fat-tire bikes, cyclo-cross bikes, beach cruisers and commuters all offer something unique. So do we really need another category to muddy the water? The Fuji Jari Gravel Bike is based on a more traditional road bike, but it's designed to also be ridden off-asphalt on gravel, crushed limestone, and compressed dirt paths, in addition to the roads.

Outdoors

It's OK to be empowered by powerlifting

At her other gym, longtime runner Louise Vogel didn't feel anything like a power lifter. She would venture into the weightlifting area, hoodie pulled over her head, the cover of darkness hiding her small frame, and grab a barbell, the only woman among 50 guys.

Outdoors

How to stay in shape when you're traveling

Whether you're on the road for work or vacationing with friends and family, keeping up with fitness goals can prove rather difficult when you're traveling. But that doesn't mean you should let all your hard work go to waste just because you are on the go. To help you maintain your fitness regimen while entertaining a busy schedule and living out of a hotel room, we asked Edwin Santiago, body architect at Anatomy at 1220 in Miami, for some quick and effective workout tips for traveling.

Videos

Fishing conditions in the KC area heading into Memorial Day weekend

Bob Mattucks, a fisheries management biologist with the Missouri Department of Conservation, discusses the effects of recent rainfall and which fish are biting right now in the Kansas City area.
Tom Smith Special to The Star
Fishing conditions in the KC area heading into Memorial Day weekend 1:10

Fishing conditions in the KC area heading into Memorial Day weekend

Car-sized sea creature surprises South Carolina fishermen 0:47

Car-sized sea creature surprises South Carolina fishermen

KC Boat & Sportshow opens with a splash 2:05

KC Boat & Sportshow opens with a splash

New at Boat & Sportshow: indoor zip line, Food Truck Mafia 1:51

New at Boat & Sportshow: indoor zip line, Food Truck Mafia