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‘Catch ’em up, Capt. Jim!’ Legendary fisherman remembered

Charter-boat captain Jim Lunsford was a legend in Gulf of Mexico fishing circles as a blue-water fisherman. The Long Beach resident, who recently passed away, captained the boats of the Billups family for 42 years, fishing with Guy Billups Jr. all over the world. They especially liked to hook blue marlin.

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T-shirt keeps sweat, stink away perfect for backpacking

Technical fabrics have taken over athletic apparel for a good reason. You want the sweat to wick-away from your body during a workout, not stick to your shirt and get heavy like a traditional cotton T-shirt. This is true whether you're in the gym or outside running, hiking, or biking - which is why when it comes to shirts designed for these activities, non-cotton fabrics are basically all you'll find. There is, however, one drawback with many technical fabrics: They stink. Or to put it more diplomatically, they hold on to odors, both while on your body and sometimes even after a trip through the wash.

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The best barre moves for beginners

Lifting and toning your muscles to lengthen your body are the staples of the ever-growing barre movement. Though the moves incorporate ideas from ballet, yoga, and Pilates, the strength training exercise will have you sweating and sculpting in no time.

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Five exercises to keep you Zen while traveling

The notion of traveling across the globe induces an exhilarating thrill. Hopping on a plane, soaring through the sky, and landing at your dream destination - what a concept. However, the reality of traveling is far less glamorous and much more exhausting. While there is certainly nothing Zen about long TSA lines or sitting between two selfie queens, there are ways to manage your stress level.

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How to stay as safe as possible when running

As safe as we like to think we are when we take to the streets or trails to run, there's no guarantee harm isn't lurking around the corner. The most recent case in point: murders of women runners in New York, Massachusetts and Michigan.

Videos

Sharks highlight successful fishing rodeo

Final day of Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing rodeo did not see new sharks, but had plenty of entries
Sharks highlight successful fishing rodeo 1:17

Sharks highlight successful fishing rodeo

Hammerhead shark arrives at the scales 0:43

Hammerhead shark arrives at the scales

Young anglers bring in their catch at Kids Fishing Rodeo 0:57

Young anglers bring in their catch at Kids Fishing Rodeo

MS Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo kicks off with record breaking shark 0:50

MS Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo kicks off with record breaking shark