In 2014, after Jennifer Taft's weight climbed to over 300 pounds, she realized she wanted to live a healthier and happier life. This is the story of her weight-loss journey.
Among the inspiring scenes at the Boston Marathon was a veteran with a prosthetic leg carrying a woman across the finish line.
I started running after college to lose that freshman 40 I was holding onto. I learned a lot along the way, like what socks prevent blisters and how to shop for a sports bra so you don't have to wear two.
Lindsay Doherty was cheered on by her family before she suddenly collapsed after crossing the finish line.
Thankfully I just took a self-defense class offered at my work and utilized all of it. Using the self-defense techniques she had learned just weeks earlier in a Fighting Chance Seattle class that her workplace, the cosmetic surgery community RealSelf.com, had sponsored for employees, she fought off the attacker and was able to escape with treatable injuries. RealSelf has teamed up with Fighting Chance Seattle to offer a free live stream of the self-defense class the marathon runner credits with saving her life for free.
Here’s one bride who is definitely immune to all suggestions that she needs a wedding dress diet or bridal boot camp. On the contrary, Emma Coburn is hoping to gain 10 pounds before her wedding this fall. The Olympic bronze medalist in steeplechase told people she’s looking forward to being “softer and curvier” on her wedding day.
Beal, who has completed 32 marathons, took to Instagram with two side-by-side photos of herself mid-race. The picture has clearly resonated with fans, because Beal has garnered almost 3,000 likes and hundreds of comments thanking her for posting both versions. How many of you have let a race photo steal joy from you??
Celebrity trainer Jeanette Jenkins — who works with Alicia Keys, Pink, Tia Mowry and Amber Rose — will be running her first marathon on behalf of Keep a Child Alive in New York City on Sunday, so she knows what it takes to train for a 26.2-mile run.
A new report commissioned by Runner’s World, entitled “Running While Female,” has found that 43 percent of women say they sometimes experience some form of harassment while on a run — compared with just 4 percent of men. And the numbers are even more dramatic for younger women: 58 percent of women under the age of 30 report being sexually harassed or threatened while running “always, often or sometimes.”
You probably know Meb Keflezighi as the guy that won the Boston marathon in 2014. But he’s also the only athlete to win the New York Marathon, the Boston Marathon and an Olympic Medal—pretty impressive stuff to say the least.
Becca Pizzi wrote, “The cold never bothered me anyways!” on Facebook after winning the Antarctic leg on day one of the World Marathon Challenge.
Hall blamed low testosterone and fatigue so deep and unrelenting that, after years of running more than 15 miles daily, he can now barely manage 12 miles a week.