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Why Your Athletic Sunglasses Should Have UV400 Protection

Sunglasses come in many shapes, sizes, and varieties. And when it comes to sports sunglasses, only the best optic design and technology can keep up with the demands needed to protect and enhance your vision for sports. There are several components that play a part in sports sunglasses: protective UV filters, glare-eliminating polarized lenses, and comfortable, secure fitting wrap-around design. …

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Train like an Olympic Athlete

Train Like An Olympic Athlete

The 2014 Sochi Olympics are a wrap! We all couldn’t make it to Sochi to see the events live, and only the best of the best make it into the games. But that doesn’t mean you can’t train like an Olympic athlete this winter to keep your workout interesting and keep yourself in shape. Here are a few exercises that …

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The Popticals Team Visits Kingdom House

The Popticals team took some time out this holiday season to volunteer at Kingdom House. Their mission sounds simple: Kingdom House helps people to achieve better lives. However, actualizing this mission is anything but. It takes many resources from Kingdom House staff, social workers, and volunteers (and probably many more) to strive toward accomplishing it. They do many things throughout …

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10 Amazing Ski Videos to Get You Pumped for the Slopes

The snow has fallen, the trails are open, and ski season has officially begun! If you haven’t unpacked your ski gear and hit the mountains yet, here are 10 of our favorite videos that are guaranteed to get pumped for the slopes. From award winning ski films to unbelievable GoPro footage, these clips will have you on the edge of …

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From Trail to Table: Tips on Hunting, Cleaning and Cooking Your Thanksgiving Turkey

  What’s the one place you can go this Thanksgiving to get your organic, free-range, no-hormones-added turkey without the lines: outside! Hunting, cleaning and cooking your own wild turkey for Thanksgiving can be a great but daunting experience. We’ve compiled some useful tips from top hunters, adventurers, outdoorsmen and chefs to make your wild Thanksgiving a little easier. The Hunt …

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Team Popticals at Pedal the Cause 2013

Pedal the Cause 2013 with Team Popticals

Over the weekend, the Popticals team participated in the annual Pedal the Cause bike challenge to help provide funding for cancer research. Events kicked off Saturday night with Taste the Cause, where pedalers were treated to some of St. Louis’s top restaurants and their most popular dishes. Some of the restaurants included Annie Gunn’s, Brasserie and FarmHaus. While there, the team …

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