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My First 5K in 27 Years, After Losing 100 Pounds.

Don McNay | Posted 08.09.2015 | Sports
Don McNay

I've convinced myself that I don't really care about my time in the Midsummer Night's Dream, 5K race in Lexington Kentucky. Then I just put on the race shirt. All of that "non competitive" talk goes right out the window. I want to win this baby. Or lose giving it everything I can.

Sheila Hiestand: Hall of Fame Basketball Player to Ironman With 125 lbs Weight Loss in Between

Don McNay | Posted 08.02.2015 | Sports
Don McNay

Louisville trial lawyer Sheila Hiestand is 6 foot tall, outgoing and vivacious. She has the total inner confidence that made her a Hall of Fame college basketball player and now one of Kentucky's top trial attorneys.

What Your Favorite Avenger Says About Your Love Life

Phoebe Fox | Posted 05.21.2015 | Comedy
Phoebe Fox

Ironman/Tony Stark: He's the guy everyone calls on in a pinch -- and he'll always come to the rescue, but he wants the glory for doing it, and he has no intention of sharing the spotlight. It's his way or the highway, and you're never going to mean more to him than his favorite suit.

Navy Seal, Shot 27 Times In Iraq, Raises More Than $83,000 (And Counting) For Wounded Vets

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact

Mike Day doesn't need a battlefield to be a hero. After surviving 27 gun shots from a single incident in Iraq, the retired Navy SEAL Sr. Chief brou...

Yoga Was My Catalyst

Matt Cunningham | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Matt Cunningham

It is so easy to keep the blinders on and live the lifestyle of which most of us have been conditioned towards where materialism and consumption are paramount. Adapting to and seeking out change is more difficult yet far more rewarding.

Vet Who Lost Both Legs Says 'You Cannot Take Away' His Spirit

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact

At the Concert for Valor on the National Mall on Tuesday night, the 100,000-strong crowd erupted in cheers as Army Master Sgt. Cedric King's words ech...

Ironman Maryland

Brian Boyle | Posted 11.23.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

This past weekend I participated in the Inaugural Ironman Maryland, which took place in Cambridge, Maryland. This race was special because there ar...

Can the Mind Cure Your Dizziness?

Sara Davidson | Posted 11.05.2014 | Religion
Sara Davidson

My son, Andrew, entered the Ironman race in Boulder a few weeks ago, startling himself and me by completing it -- just 20 minutes short of the cut-off...

Got Cancer? Build an Army.

Dan Duffy | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

When I went through my own battle, the last thing I ever wanted to do was to "be a burden" on anyone. I'm not saying that I didn't have people close to me, but I would only let them in so far. And had you asked me about it up until last Friday evening, I would tell you that I would do it again the same way.

25,000+ Moms-to-Be and One Woman On a Mission

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 07.08.2014 | Small Business
Cari E. Guittard

In honor of Mother's Day, I thought it would be fitting to interview Sarah for this series to learn more about her experiences guiding 25,000+ moms-to-be on their journey to becoming mothers.

My Powerbar Team Elite Story

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports
Brian Boyle

In the summer of 2007, I entered into the realm of endurance sports when I started to prepare for my first triathlon, the Steelhead Ironman 70.3.

Hank Lost 105 Pounds: 'It Has Been An Incredible Journey'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series! Name: H...

Bahrain Royals Lead Team In IronMan, Despite Torture Allegations

HuffPost Live | Erin McDonough | Posted 10.30.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Two Bahraini princes, Nasser and Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa are currently training in Florida for the upcoming Ironman competition, which takes place...

The Extraordinary Life Of Kamilo The Monk Seal (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

Kamilo is a 6-month-old Hawaiian monk seal, and what an eventful 6 months it has been. Last week, Kamilo made national headlines after biting two ...

12 Things You Should Know About Saturday's Ironman World Championship (GIFs)

Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living

On Saturday, roughly 2,000 elite athletes from more than 60 countries will convene on Hawaii's Big Island for the Ironman World Championship -- perhap...

Gabriela Aoun

This Hawaiian Monk Seal Is In Time Out For Biting

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green

Kamilo the Hawaiian Monk Seal is in time out. Just like many preschoolers, it seems he confused biting with playing. His chosen playmates? Two tri...

Dynamo To Compete In 75 Triathlons For Her 75th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.06.2013 | Fifty

Many women in their 70s spend their spare time with grandchildren or quietly pursuing hobbies and volunteer work. But Daphne Belt is no typical 70-...

Heroes of Humanity

Brian Boyle | Posted 10.23.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

More often than not, we see the hardship and downfall of the human spirit across our news feeds and television stations. But, what about the triumph of the human spirit? The compassion? The will to do what we can to make the world a better place?

Woman Who Swore She'd Never Run Tackles the Ultimate Obstacle

Posted 07.17.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

What Is the Theory/Concept Behind the "Miniature Arc Reactor" Built By Tony Stark?

Quora | Posted 08.17.2013 | Technology
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Ryan Carlyle, BSChE, Subsea Hydraulics Engineer The Stark Arc Reactor is most likely a Multi...

Dr. Toy Talks about Superhero Play

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 07.29.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

Superheroes have abilities children only dream of -- they are strong, fast, courageous and can overcome obstacles... sometimes in a single bound. They also do many good deeds. After all, that is an important goal we hope children will internalize -- learning about doing good for others.

The Ironman Model for Investors

Jordan Waxman | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business
Jordan Waxman

Today's holistic advisor is an elite athlete, coach and general manager combined. But the most important element of the advisor-client connection is that it is a mutually beneficial relationship of trust.

Zachary Lost 165 Pounds: 'I Thought I Was Destined To Be Overweight'

Posted 02.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Zachary Age: 31 ...

Alexis Agin, You Are an Ironman

Jonathan Agin | Posted 04.07.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

There are times in long endurance events when the destructive thoughts begin to filter through your brain, suggesting how truly pleasurable it would feel to simply take a seat and stop. As those thoughts taunted me, my mind turned to one thought: my daughter never quit, neither will I.

Lafayette Senior Citizen Gears Up For 10th Ironman

The Boulder Daily Camera | John Aguilar | Posted 02.25.2013 | Denver

Simon Butterworth took first place in his age group in the Ironman Cozumel triathlon last month and came in second among athletes his age in the Ironm...