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Ironman Maryland

Brian Boyle | Posted 09.23.2014 | 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 ar...

Older, Faster, Tougher

Renee Fisher | Posted 09.17.2014 | 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 09.02.2014 | 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?

How Leggings and a Justin Timberlake Concert Changed My Life

Hayley Miller | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Hayley Miller

I challenge you to discover your trigger. Don't let it pass you by though. To the naked eye, your trigger may at first seem like a reason to eat a pint of Ben & Jerry's and binge-watch OITNB, but if you look closely, it could be your moment to shed some skin (and possibly, a few pounds).

The 8 Richest Amateur Endurance Races on the Planet

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

For those athletes who are not pro, but wouldn't turn down a green backs for racing well, here are eight of the richest endurance races that can still be won by a non-card carrying pro athlete!

The 4 Best Stretches For Bike Riders

SELF | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

You have to give your body the attention it needs post-biking so that it can perform at its best. Try these four stretches before and after your next ride and you'll hopefully find your legs, neck, and hips feeling looser and less sore.

This Is What It Feels Like To Finish Your First Triathlon

Sarah Klein | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

These triathletes leaving me in their dust knew where I was coming from; they had all had a first race, too. By the time I got to the running portion -- finally, something I'm good at, I thought to myself -- I had to pay that encouragement forward and did my best to cheer along the runners who needed a lift.

Great Legs, Gross Teeth: Endurance Runners and Tooth Decay

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Runners have a contagious energy, an unusually positive outlook on life, and let's face it -- they look good in their spandex shorts. But, according to dentists and health professionals, runners and other endurance athletes are more prone to tooth decay and dental problems than the rest of the population.

Passing the Skinny, Young, Good-Looking Guys

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 07.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

"Come to find out I loved the riding, I loved everything about it. And it turns out I was really good. Here were all these really skinny, young, good-looking guys in their biker shorts looking all pretty. And I was all sweaty and gross-looking but I could go faster than them."

Challenged Athletes: Changing Opinions About Disability

Tony Phillips | Posted 07.22.2014 | Good News
Tony Phillips

In fact, when we're talking about people who swim a half-mile, ride 12.4 miles and run 3.1 miles all before breakfast, there's really nothing 'disabled' about them at all.

Determined to Run

Noa Gafni | Posted 05.18.2014 | Good News
Noa Gafni

This past weekend, my fiancé Tomer crossed the finish line and completed his fifth marathon. Despite the unseasonably hot weather and a few obstructi...

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...

How India's First Iron Woman Relaxes

Posted 11.15.2013 | Women

What does relaxation look like for a woman who has competed in six Iron Man triathlons? Gardening, it seems. HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarress...

Actress Andrea Powell of Ender's Game Talks About Her Work With Cancer Research and is Asked to Share a Secret -- Part II

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

In Part I of this interview we discussed Andrea's horrifying yet wonderful audition for Ender's Game and other delicious details about her life including her recent trip to Iceland with her husband of 20 years and her Cherokee Indian family history.

Actress Andrea Powell of Ender's Game and Twilight Talks About Her Horrifying Yet Wonderful Audition -- Part I

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

There's living life and then there's living life to its fullest. Actress Andrea Powell somehow manages both and keeps the same 24-hours-a-day time schedule as the rest of us!

Adam Hill on Overcoming Depression and Becoming an Ironman Triathlete

Charity Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Charity Miles

We have the most compassionate community of athletes, activists and everyone in between. We love sharing their stories with The Huffington Post community. Today we're featuring Adam Hill, who recently went through a dramatic transformation.

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?

A Year's Journey: Getting Dumped, My Mom's Death 3 Days Later, Losing 35 Lbs

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 10.21.2013 | Divorce
Ana Beatriz Cholo

My boyfriend James and I were hiking up to the summit of Mount Baldy, elevation 10,064 feet a couple of weeks ago. The rocky knoll ahead of us seemed insurmountable.

Brandon Lost 120 Pounds: 'I Never Thought A Trail Run Would Be Fun'

Posted 08.16.2013 | 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: Brandon Kovacic ...

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.

PHOTOS: Marines Carry Boy With Broken Prosthetic Leg Across Triathlon Finish Line

Posted 10.11.2012 | Impact

When Kim Baltz didn't see her 11-year-old son approaching the finish line at the Sea Turtle Tri kids triathlon in Pensacola Beach, Fla., she knew some...

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...

You Can Be Old, Fat And Asthmatic And Still Do A Triathlon

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 10.21.2012 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

The Olympic Spirit, embodied by the Olympic Creed, stresses that it is not in the win, but in the taking part. And that is what it is really about, especially as an amateur athlete.

What's On Your Fitness Bucket List?

Sarah Klein | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

There are a number of fitness activities I know exist that I'd be more than happy to try if I had the gear and the guts. But there are a few I just have to, have to try.