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And You Thought Your Commute Was Difficult? Check Out The Odyssey!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.01.2017 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Extreme sports. On January 2, the hardest and longest road trip of all starts again. The famed Paris-Dakar race (no longer between Paris and Dakar by...

Keep On Keeping On ...

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.27.2016 | Women
Galina Nemirovsky

I spent all day painting (it was actually priming) my 1,500 square foot apartment. I have souvenir calluses on three fingers on one hand and my hands ...

2016 Coolest Innovations To Help You Train For An Ironman -- Sneak Preview

Craig Zamary | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Craig Zamary

Here's a sneak preview of some of the top innovations that were tested while training for an Ironman. These products are some of the coolest new food ...

How Surgeons Make It Through Those 12-Hour Procedures

Quora | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living

If the surgery is long but "routine" (and many of mine are), we tend to not even notice the time flying by. If the procedure is not common, we tend to flip and things get really quiet, so much so that everyone comments about it.

Here's Why You Get Out of Breath Walking Up Stairs (Even Though You're Fit) | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living

By Rozalynn S. Frasier I like to think that I am in pretty good shape. I work out five to six times per week, have run multiple marathons and, well...

Dare To Be 100: Ecstasy Then Agony

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

The last weekend of June every year for 37 years has been given over to the running of the Western States 100 Mile Trail Run, the premier endurance ru...

Having That Burning Passion

Brittney Grimes | Posted 05.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brittney Grimes

A passion takes a vision, and being able to see beyond what the organic eye may realize. It takes the ability to go forth and test both your innate strengths and weaknesses. It becomes a part of who you are and ultimately defines where you steer your life. Passion can be something physical, but it ultimately starts within the mind. Envision something you are passionate about, and there is no stopping you!

10 ips From an Ordinary Ultrarunner

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

10 tips for running your first ultramarathon:

Unraveling and How to Prevent It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

The questions to ask is: What uproots and what anchors us? Discovering the answer and following the steps that connect and stabilize us, may prevent the treacherous state.

A Different Me: Two Years After Losing My Son

Melanie DeSimone | Posted 05.02.2016 | Religion
Melanie DeSimone

Burying my son has tenderized me.

Because I'm Stronger...

Melanie DeSimone | Posted 04.11.2016 | Religion
Melanie DeSimone

If you meet me now at the grocery store or pass me in church, I probably won't cry. I will most likely ask you how you are, what you've been doing and smile when you share the latest family news even if in the midst of the words a thousand alarms go off in my head, reminding me of the son that I lost.


Allison Toepperwein | Posted 02.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Allison Toepperwein

Push-ups are an amazing exercise for working on your upper body strength. From your biceps and triceps to your deltoids, push-ups can carve beautiful muscles into our bodies.

Drinking Coffee Before A Workout Could Boost Your Endurance

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Coffee, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. Number one: You give us life. Number two: You help keep things moving. Number three: You make morn...

What I Have Learned From Running 100 Miles

Jodi Weiss | Posted 12.14.2016 | Sports
Jodi Weiss

In life there are good days and not so good days. The same holds true for runs and ultra-events. Challenges greet us all, only to pass, making room for new challenges which pass, too.

A Stoic Guide to Coping With the Holidays

Skye Cleary | Posted 12.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Skye Cleary

With drunk and flirty coworkers at holiday parties, rowdy relatives at family gatherings, and the inherent foibles of holiday travels, there is a neve...

5 Tips to Reduce Stress Successfully!

Michael Wigge | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Wigge

I worked a lot on stress management to make my lifestyle as enjoyable as possible. Stress management is also a huge topic in my life coaching. Here are my five tips for a successful stress management.

The Race I Didn't Finish...But Still Won

Audra Rundle | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Audra Rundle

I don't need a finisher's medal to feel like I accomplished something that day. I spent all day running through trails (my version of paradise), made quality connections with other runners and ran 20 miles with the love of my life. What the hell is there to be sorry about?

3 Ways CrossFit Made Me a Better Human

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 11.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Daffnee Cohen

Just shy of three months into my own experience, I'm starting to understand on a deeper level, why the workout is more than a workout, and why it really is something to talk about.

5 Powerful Rules That Will Help You Conquer Any Challenge | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 10.28.2015 | OWN

As told to Ashley Sepanski1. Remember that backing up is not backing down. Climbing a mountain is never a straight shot to the top. Because of Mount E...

Running (Yes, Running) From the Arctic to COP21 for a Climate Campaign

David Saddington | Posted 10.22.2016 | Green
David Saddington

Running from the North Pole to Paris to get people talking about climate change The Pole to Paris flag has just left Edinburgh having already tr...

A Ride for Life

Robin Hall | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Robin Hall

There were long, seemingly endless stretches of road to ride, but it is this very challenge, all those 545 miles that give participants in AIDS/LifeCycle a taste of the heroic. They keep their wheels turning for this most worthy cause.

Ten Tips on How to Beat the World's Toughest Mudder

Simon Donato | Posted 09.16.2016 | Sports
Simon Donato

To help you reach the finish line, I've compiled ten key tips using my experiences, pro-tips from North America's Best OCR racers, and insider info from Tough Mudder staff on how to prepare for, and beat the World's Toughest Mudder in 2015.

A Warm-Up to Get More From Fitness

Ed Harrold | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Ed Harrold

What does every athlete or fitness enthusiast want the key to? We all yearn for that space where exercise feels effortless physically and meditative ...

If You Want To Get A Long Workout In, Drink Beet Juice

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Among the pantheon of great sports drinks, here's a new, not especially glamorous addition: Beet juice. According to a small study, beet juice may hav...

One Minute Longer

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

One of my favorite books as a child was called, if memory serves, Favorite Dog Stories. I rather doubt the collection had much genuine literary merit....