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The Hunger Of The Soul

Anne M. Samit | Posted 06.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anne M. Samit

"Bring all the lovers to the fold, 'cause no one is gonna lose their soul." ~ Love Is My Religion, Ziggy Marley We've been studying the soul. We've ...

How the Iron Cowboy Used Acupuncture to Fuel 50 Ironman Triathlons in 50 Days in 50 States

Sara Calabro | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

Go ahead and read that headline again. 50 Ironman triathlons in 50 days in 50 states. There are no typos there. James Lawrence, who goes by the nickna...

Should I Sell My Bike?

Stacy Bare | Posted 05.02.2016 | Impact
Stacy Bare

I will buy another bike but it won't be like this one. I hope there's some big dude out there, 6'5" or 6'8" or so who is looking for a barely used bike to be used in triathlons and such.

The Inspiring Way This 9-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Is Helping Kids With Disabilities

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.22.2016 | Parents

A 9-year-old British boy with cerebral palsy is showing the world that disabilities don't have to prevent kids from pursuing their athletic dreams. Ba...

How I TRI'D: Practical Reasons to Ditch Your New Year Fitness Resolutions

Karim Orange | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Karim Orange

Welcome to How I TRI'D. This is an ongoing series about a very typical in and out of shape 40-year-old woman repurposing, reevaluating and recharging ...

How I TRI'D: 6 Life Lessons Learned While Preparing for a Competitive Race

Karim Orange | Posted 12.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Karim Orange

Welcome to How I Tri'd. This is an ongoing series about a very typical in and out of shape 40-year-old woman repurposing, reevaluating and recharging ...

Cherish Every Moment

Dani Matthews | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dani Matthews

"Life is a series of moments." Jon Kabat-Zinn Are you making the most of yours? This month I was saddened, like many others, to hear the news of L...

Appreciation Versus Expectations: This Could Change Your Life

Dani Matthews | Posted 10.30.2015 | 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 10.13.2015 | 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.

What I Learned From Not Finishing My First Triathlon

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

As I fail forward, I'm shifting gears. Next time my plan is to train to run my race. And, oh yeah, finish.

I've Only Forgiven Twice in My Life

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 09.17.2015 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I realize how often I've held onto pains that other people inflicted on me for days, weeks, even years. It was partly because I did not know any other way, and partly because I felt justified in my anger. But it was also because forgiveness does not always come as easily as it did in this one instance.

Going the Distance? Hydration and Exercise

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

It's important to establish an exercise regimen because physical activity offers many health benefits, including decreasing blood pressure, increasing muscle strength, lowering blood fat levels (cholesterol and triglycerides), improving sleep, decreasing stress, increasing insulin sensitivity and helping control body weight.

I Feel God When I Run

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 08.12.2015 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

Running is where I feel God because running is where I find myself. It is also where I break down and can't go any farther and need help most desperately. It's where I focus on my own body and the reality of mortality, that I'm going to live in this world for a little while, and if I want to really live, I'm going to take risks and sometimes fail.

Respect the Distance

Paul Benjamin | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Benjamin

Dolphins swimming with triathletes in Santa Barbara, California A triathlete endures a beautiful mix of mental and physical feats up to the point whe...

Sausage, Biscuits and Decadron

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 07.10.2016 | Science
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

In a remarkable memoir, 5 Months, 10 Years, 2 Hours, Lisa Reisman writes about her diagnosis of glioblastoma, her treatment and her survival. She was 32 at the time, a lawyer who quit her job and planned to get a lipstick-red convertible and tool around the country. Instead, she got cancer.

Diabetes Doesn't Discriminate

Rob Taub | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Rob Taub

(Benny Madrigal - Type I Diabetic) Diabetes doesn't care if you are young or old, rich or poor, happy or sad, short or tall, weak or strong. It does...

Endurance Sports and Personal Growth: Ask the Experts

Brad Stulberg | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Brad Stulberg

Endurance sports enhance day-to-day life by changing the nature of stress and nurturing what psychologists call a "growth mindset," which can be described as a general outlook on life that recognizes a natural human capacity to grow and evolve -- especially in the face of challenges.

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.

Never Limit Where Running Can Take You

Brian Boyle | Posted 02.09.2015 | Impact
Brian Boyle

To be able to not only walk, but to run is a beautiful thing.

Stop Running and Race Faster -- Wait, What?

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

She told me that triathlon training is tough and the racing season is grueling. No surprises there. But, what did surprise me is her emphasis on rest. Complete and total rest for a period of one month. No scheduled workouts, no expectations, and no pressure.

The First 12 Weeks: From Triathlons to Trimesters

Dani Matthews | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dani Matthews

I hope these "purposeful pregnancy pyramid" insights may be of use to others thinking about starting a family or those who are already pregnant. For others, perhaps this was an interesting read with elements that can be applied to other life transitions.

5 Banana Recipes For Athletes

Marissa Schroder | Posted 12.27.2014 | Taste
Marissa Schroder

Bananas are an athlete staple.

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...

Older, Faster, Tougher

Renee Fisher | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

LBL was reminded that the last time, she, herself, was in such a panting, sweaty state was in 1968 and she was backstage at the Newport Folk Festival, in a van with one of the members of the sound crew.

Overcoming Adversity, a Step at a Time

Jay Scott | Posted 11.02.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

What does taking a single step mean to you? Did you walk to work this morning, or simply walk to the car to drive to work? Did you walk to the kitchen to grab coffee or take the dog for a walk around the block?