On a quest for fitness, food writer Dana McMahan puts down her fork and starts lifting weights — really heavy ones.
A mom whose children inspired her to confront a lifelong eating disorder chronicles her fears and challenges.
Once weighing more than 500 pounds, Hattie Montgomery has lost over half her weight — and reclaimed her life.
In his late 50s, a paddler decides to take his most ambitious canoe trip ever – and winds up facing a far bigger adventure than he’d bargained for.
From discovering her first cycling class to finishing the Boston Marathon, a working mom shares her journey of self-confidence – and self-discovery.
Anita Ranhotra tried dozens of diet and exercise programs, but couldn’t maintain a healthy weight — until metabolic testing and personalized guidance helped her make a nearly 100-pound breakthrough.
On her 40th birthday, Shonia Brown got a wake-up call that convinced her to change her life – and face her challenges head on.
It took a cancer diagnosis to convince Brad Dawson to rethink his eating and exercise habits. Then he discovered a more positive source of motivation -feeling great.
Mindy Russell had no idea that by getting in shape and completing her first triathlon, she’d inspire her husband and kids to get moving, too.
After the birth of his daughter, Michael Raimondi finally got serious about working out and eating right.
For years, Amy Kotch struggled with an eating disorder. Here’s how she reclaimed her life from the clutches of perfectionism and rebuilt her health and happiness – one choice at a time.
Once obese, Paul Nowak had trouble keeping up with his favorite sports. Now, after losing 100 pounds, he’s an active role model for his kids – and a Brazilian jiu jitsu competitor.
With our help, three brave readers tackled some healthy goals they’d been putting off for a while. Are their stories your story, too?
Experience Life checks in on the progress of our Healthy Challenge participants.
When Jeni Bier’s workplace offered a weight-loss competition, she was reluctant to take on the challenge. Two years later, she’s a different person.
How Deanna Eberlin discovered her passion for a primal way of life — and connected with her own sense of healthy-living fun.
Brian Gray’s weight-loss efforts began as an attempt to save his niece’s life. He wound up saving his own.
How heart-rate training helped Kim Fambro reach a level of health and fitness she’d assumed was beyond her reach.
This couple discovered a smart way to stick to a fitness routine: They got the whole family involved.
Xanthi Gerasimo talks about her transformative health and fitness journey.
Looking for a lasting source of motivation and support, Andra Ruscoe found it in an unexpected place – her keyboard.