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Will Run For Food: Confessions of a Chubster

Anthony Romeo | Posted 03.02.2014 | Comedy
Anthony Romeo

I won't win these races. I will finish behind thousands of other men and women. And that's okay. If I can finish an entire thin-crust pizza, I can finish a race. I am a chubby runner, and I get to keep running for as long as I hate doing it.

Julie Lost 105 Pounds: 'I Know I'm Not Perfect, But I No Longer Feel The Need To Be'

Posted 12.30.2013 | 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: J...

5 Lies Overheard At The Gym

Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

Lies Overheard at the Gym By Corrie Pikul Do you still believe a dance class can lengthen your muscles? We take that to task—along with other ...

Experts Urge Caution With Barefoot Running Shoes

Posted 12.24.2013 | Healthy Living

A small new study adds to the body of evidence that switching to barefoot running shoes isn't as simple as it sounds. During a 12-week training pro...

Social Running: A Group for Runners

Pamela Kokoros | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Pamela Kokoros

Running isn't exactly a team sport. You don't depend on anyone but yourself to make it to the end and win. It's a solo sport, what I call reflective, because while running you're releasing your stress reducing chemicals and processing your day and what's bothering you.

20 Must-Have Items For Cold-Weather Running

Posted 05.02.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sally Tamarkin The winter months can be chilly and gray -- not exactly the kind of weather that inspires outdoor workouts. But when you're dre...

RC Lost 85 Pounds: 'I Was On My Way To A Very Short Life'

Posted 01.23.2014 | 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: R...

Winter Is Magic! Go Outside!

Liz Olson | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Olson

So I made a pact with myself: to live in this winter, not just through it. To play more and complain less. And to appreciate each white winter day for how peacefully alive it can make you feel if you get outside long enough to really feel it.

A Good Showing Is Showing Up

Stephen Bell | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephen Bell

Was it my best run? No, not even close, but I was not frustrated, upset or disappointed. I knew that on that day I had given it my all. That given the circumstances and the interruptions in training, I'd left everything out there on the road.

On The Verge Of A Diabetic Coma, She Realized She Couldn't Wait Any Longer To Take Off The Weight

Posted 01.25.2014 | 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 han...

Sarah Klein

We Tried All The Best Winter Running Gloves -- So You Don't Have To

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Gone are the worries about sweating off sunscreen and whether to carry water with you or stop somewhere along the way. Winter running has its own very...

How to Run Over Fear and Take Action: Advice From Dean Karnazes

Cortney McDermott | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Cortney McDermott

One of the fittest men on the planet and New York Times bestselling author, Dean Karnazes reveals the secrets behind going the distance on the pavement or the project plan.

My Running Challenge

Pamela Kokoros | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Pamela Kokoros

Though I feel pain and loss, I have to come to a point where I have to do something that will motivate me and perhaps shed some light on all this mess, that I know everyone at some time or another has to deal with.

Andrew Lost 144 Pounds: 'I've Taken Ownership Over My Body'

Posted 05.01.2014 | 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: A...

More Than a Compelling Journey Around New York City

Susan Sacirbey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Susan Sacirbey

Having a family member stricken with the disease can be a catalyst for activism on political, human rights, medical, and educational levels.

10 Things Only Runners Understand

Posted 11.22.2013 | Healthy Living

Chad Stafko asked a very valid question in his recent opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal titled "OK, You're a Runner. Get Over It:" "Why wou...

A Survivor's Tale: John Odom and the Boston Marathon Bombing

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Jens Erik Gould

John Odom says he doesn't think of himself as a hero. The people who helped him survive the Boston Marathon bombing are the real heroes, he says, while his role is just to inspire other victims to recover. Yet it's this type of comment that makes him even more heroic.

Running or Exploring

Dylan Armajani | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

The past two weekends I have had two experiences that have firmly cemented in me that the primary reason I run is to immerse myself in nature and explore the scenic beauty of the wild as fast as possible under my own manpower.

The 6 Things That Helped Me Get to the Finish Line of the Chicago Marathon

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ana Beatriz Cholo

I would reach that finish line, even if I had to crawl, which is why I sought the help of professionals, like the podiatrist and a good physical therapist who preached that you don't run to train, you train to run.

5 Reasons Running May Not Help You Lose Weight

Posted 11.14.2013 | Healthy Living

By Adam Bornstein for Shape.com "My body just can't lose weight." That's the first thing I heard when I picked up the phone. Sounding frustrated...

Strength in Numbers

David Willey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
David Willey

This is being published on November 12, but it's already safe to say it: What a year! I don't recall another one when the running world changed more, grew in so many new ways, or bounced back from such adversity.

16 Things Running Has Taught Us About Life

Sarah Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

Even as a group of like-minded health editors, we are all different runners. But we can agree on one thing: Running is a source of endless wisdom and not just about fitness. Here are a few of the things being a runner has taught us.

Key Stretches for Runners

Pamela Kokoros | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pamela Kokoros

My favorite running accessory is my bright orange therapeutic foam roller. I lean on top of it and roll out my shins, thighs, and calves. It hurts a lot to roll them out, but it helps immensely with injury prevention in the long run, and it feels great afterwards.

The Startup Marathon

Jeff Wald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Jeff Wald

Most companies fail. Whether you win or lose you will put in 18 hour days, seven days a week, for the first year or two. But you will build a support network of experts and advisors who have run this way before. They will help you stay in the race.

The New York City Marathon: 26.2 Miles of Inspiration and Self-Discovery

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The events I had just witnessed, combined with my own exhausted state, and the triumph of finishing my first marathon were almost too much. What a glorious world we live in and how thankful I am to be alive to experience days like this.