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Got Cancer? Build an Army.

Dan Duffy | Posted 07.24.2014 | 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...

What the 2012 Kona Ironman Taught Me About Health Care

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

As I stood there in the awe of every successful "Ironman" at the midnight completion of the day's activities, I realized that the environment that resulted in success for these competitors contains the same characteristics that could create a successful health care system.

Richie Lost Over 60 Pounds: 'I Am In The Best Shape Of My Life'

Posted 10.05.2012 | 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: Richie Caiazza A...

PHOTOS: Despite Raw Sewage Spill, Ironman Championship Goes On As Scheduled

| Posted 08.11.2012 | New York

By Paul DeBenedetto, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — The Ironman U.S. Championships will go on as scheduled. Officials ruled Friday ...

Who Would Win in a Fight Between Iron Man and Batman?

Quora | Posted 09.18.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Mark Hughes, screenwriter and Forbes blogger It all depends on whether each character is granted t...

John Boel, On the News, In the News

Don McNay | Posted 01.17.2012 | Media
Don McNay

On the bottom of the front cover was his picture in a mug shot. As the legendary attorney Frank Haddad said, "no one looks good in a mug shot." John Boel didn't either. The Louisville news anchor who won seventy Emmy awards had a problem.

This Septuagenarian Will Run, Swim And Bike Laps Around You

AOL Sports | Jim Henry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Jim Henry AOL Sports At age 77, Keller has competed in nearly 850 racing events, from neighborhood runs here in Florida's state capital to worl...

Catching Up With Matt Long: Survivor, Firefighter, Ironman and New Author

Peter Robert Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Peter Robert Casey

You will be moved, inspired, sometimes horrified, transfixed and amazed at the twists and turns that the New York native has overcome to continue his life's work as an athlete, motivational speaker and entrepreneur.