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Is Personal Training Dead?

Jamie Walker | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

People now have endless options when it comes to their fitness, and rather than doubling down on one activity, they're taking a more holistic approach and exploring options that fit their individual budgets, lifestyles and interests.

Why My First Gay Games Is a Homecoming

Nathan M. Schaefer | Posted 08.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan M. Schaefer

The games being held in Ohio is a personal symbol of progress. Here is this huge event that takes years to plan that is proudly being hosted in the place where I grew up (a very different message from the one I received when the state changed the constitution to ban same-sex marriage).

Athlete Parent Behavior: Don't Damage Your Child or Their Recruiting

George White | Posted 08.02.2014 | Parents
George White

Former major league pitcher Mitch Williams recently lived up to his "Wild Thing" nickname when he was ejected from his son's youth baseball game for r...

What Soccer Star Landon Donovan Can Teach Guys About The Grooming Game

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 04.15.2014 | Style

How do you compete with a guy who's been to the Olympics, plays for the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team AND knows some clutch skincare tips? You don't....

8 Power Foods for Athletes and Rowers

Esther Lofgren | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Esther Lofgren

Whether you're training for your very first rowing race or the Olympic Games, choosing great nutrition is one of the biggest ways to up your game.

World Recognizes a New Day for Play

Johann Koss | Posted 06.06.2014 | Impact
Johann Koss

When I think about the power of sport and play to transform children's lives and change our world, I think about kids like Daphine. At 15 years old,...

WATCH: How This Explorer Survived Months Of Darkness Trekking To The North Pole

HuffPost Live | Alison Zaslav | Posted 04.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Meet the first person who circumnavigated the equator and Arctic Circle and traversed the entire length of South America and the Amazon River -- all ...

Prepare Like an Olympian for the Challenges of the Business World

Nikki Stone | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports
Nikki Stone

How does an Olympian prepare mentally for a once-in-a-lifetime event that can literally be over in seconds, but its results will last for the rest of his or her life? Surprisingly, in a very similar way as businessmen and women prepare for big projects.

Looking Through My Eyes -- Part I

Aaron Scheidies | Posted 03.29.2014 | Impact
Aaron Scheidies

Living with Macular Degeneration is being trapped between rocks and knowing that there is a way out but no matter how hard you think, you are unable to find an escape. You are constantly in this world of uncertainty.

Athletics: Preparation for the Business World

Jennifer Langione | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Jennifer Langione

The fundamental lessons I learned on the basketball court have shaped the way I handle pressure, success and failure in the business world. Competitive sports equipped me with the tools I need to thrive in Corporate America and beyond.

8 Motivational Tips From an Olympian

Nikki Stone | Posted 03.08.2014 | Sports
Nikki Stone

I learned how to accomplish my seemingly improbable dream. I learned that these skills and tools I developed in order to win Olympic gold could be translated to any goal I wanted to achieve.

10 Practice Tips and Activities to Improve Your Interview Skills

Nikki Stone | Posted 02.08.2014 | Small Business
Nikki Stone

Interviews can be extremely important and can be quite influential in the outcome of your career. Knowing how important an interview can be, isn't it worth putting in the time to perfect your skills?

The Faithful Shopper: Guide for Gifts

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.27.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Welcome to Black Friday, and the official kickoff of the holiday shopping season! My next two reports will focus on some of my favorite places for gif...

Getting Girls in the Game Benefits Us All

Kim Turner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kim Turner

This International Day of the Girl, we must urge communities, governments and families here and around the globe to recognize that gender equality in sports is not only a gateway for girls to excel in youth, it is a key to personal, national and international prosperity.

5 Secrets to Looking Confident While Speaking in Public

Nikki Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

Rethinking the way we perceive stress may actually improve our physical and mental performance. It may be easier to give in to our fears, but you will accomplish much more in life and feel a greater sense of pride for facing them.

My Club Getaway Experience -- Friends, Adventures, Nature, Risk-Taking, Memories!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 11.26.2013 | College
Sarina Tomel

Here's to new adventures, good times, and stories to tell for years to come! Last summer, I found myself with two of my close friends at Club Getaway...

Strategy for Running and Relationships: It's All in the Approach!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Allow yourself to take a risk, all with the intention to reach that place in your life where you can open your heart, mind, and soul, to connect with the moment, yourself and your partner.

A Handshake to Be Proud of

Nikki Stone | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

I was pretty nervous about going to the detention center and even more nervous that the programs we introduced wouldn't be anything that the boys wanted. I knew that what I was doing was important, however, and I just hoped the love I had for sports would be contagious.

Lessons From Andre Agassi's: The Perils of Perfectionism

Selina Wang | Posted 08.20.2013 | Sports
Selina Wang

I recently attended a speech by Andre Agassi at Harvard University. Amidst the crowds of people, Agassi strolled in unnoticed. Having seen him dominate the court countless times on TV, I anticipated something different from what I saw.

One Of Everyone's Biggest Fears (And How To Face It)

Nikki Stone | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

We are often focused on consequences right now. Thinking of how something will impact us beyond the present moment helps put the risk into perspective. Many times you will find that a setback won't matter a year from now -- or even next week. So why not take a chance?

Jeremy Lin Talks "Linsanity" the Movie and Big YouTube Collaborations at SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

NBA sensation Jeremy Lin chatted with me at SXSW about his brand new documentary, Linsanity the movie, appearing in various YouTube videos and the overall message he wants fans to take away from his new film.

Is It Worth Risking My Life Today?

Nikki Stone | Posted 02.05.2013 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Today, decide on a risk that you have been contemplating taking. Make a list of the pros and cons so you can weigh the outcome and see if the threat is worth it.

Olympian Michelle Jenneke Demonstrates Her Sexy Viral Warm Up Dance

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.21.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

Youth Olympian and 19-year-old Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke won the hearts of the Internet this summer after a video of her sexy warmups went viral. Now that she's arrived in Los Angeles, the athlete behind the meme also proved bust a move to the Internet's other favorite dances.

Mounting the Dragon

Nikki Stone | Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Aerial skiers are all apprehensive every time we make our way down the unstable plastic material launching us into the summer training pool.

Losing Control

Nikki Stone | Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Many people think that because I took part in an individual -- versus team -- sport, there wasn't a teamwork element. I absolutely guarantee that I wouldn't have my Olympic medal if I didn't know how to find, rely on and get help from many people around me.