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Ironman Chattanooga and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business
Deborah J. Levine

I'm surrounded by super-fit bodies in athletic gear as I drive over the Walnut Street Bridge for a local program on a global topic -- the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). For a third year, the Ironman endurance event transforms the Scenic City of Chattanooga, the smallest of the major cities in Tennessee.

Finding My Ironman Heaven

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 08.31.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

Sometimes it feels to me like life is a race that I didn't sign up for it. There's no map for it. There's no way to train on the course, or really just to train at all. How can anyone expect all of that? I just have to wait to let it unfold, including all the hills that I didn't expect.

Lessons In Life From Doing The Ironman

Renate Cunneen | Posted 08.17.2016 | Sports
Renate Cunneen

I wrote part of this 28 sleeps before the Ironman and I was truly at my wits end. I wrote many of my thoughts after a terrible ride that was supposed...

'Iron Nun' Proves Youth Is Unlimited In Nike Ad

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.15.2016 | Religion

With a nickname like the “Iron Nun,” Sister Madonna Buder isn’t the kind of lady you’d want to underestimate. The 86-year-old appears front an...

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 ...

The Soul Of An Athlete: Sport Defines Team Agar

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

What does a triathlete look like? I finished my first triathlon - a teeny, tiny sprint triathlon - a few weeks ago, so, ok, a triathlete could look l...

15 Golf Lessons That Will Change Your Life

Nicola Albini | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Nicola Albini

After I made the decision to pursue a hobby that had always scared me, I experienced a huge life shift. I went on to be a success coach for clients that include professional athletes. My time with them has reminded me so much of the life lessons I've taken off the green with me.

IRONMAN Casey Kammel's Very Good Day

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 04.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

So here's something to think about the next time you find yourself ready to quit on a long run. In 1994, a 22-year-old college senior was on vacation...

What 3 Intimate Selfies Taught This Woman About The ‘Perfect’ Body

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women

Jennifer Kramer has always been a hard worker. She worked hard when she started running marathons at the age of 25. She worked hard to build her own s...

Appreciation Versus Expectations: This Could Change Your Life

Dani Matthews | Posted 10.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Dani Matthews

At this current stage however, I find this thinking refreshing and believe we can probably all learn from giving ourselves an expectation break and appreciating the wonder around us.

How You Decide Whether Winning is Worth Dying For

Joe De Sena | Posted 10.13.2016 | Sports
Joe De Sena

What it boils down to for me is deciding what you want your legacy to be. If you want your legacy to be "Best Dad Ever," you turn around. Chris Legh wanted his to include being an Ironman. So he did everything in his power to achieve that goal.

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

Don McNay | Posted 08.08.2016 | 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 08.02.2016 | 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 05.21.2016 | 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 are a...

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 ...