Personal discipline, combined with professional guidance and encouragement, empowered 57-year-old Chris Braun to lose more than 140 pounds and become a nationally competitive powerlifter.
Back pain prevented Jon Skare from enjoying life – until two focused workouts a week restored his vitality.
A prematurely arthritic hip cramped Jennifer Rottenberg’s lifestyle. But advancements in hip-replacement surgery meant she got a new joint – and a chance to regain a normal life.
Scott and Jennifer Nelson are staying fit, busting gender stereotypes and raising three active kids. They wouldn’t have it any other way.
For years, Amy Whittle threw herself into running the family business. But when her health began to suffer as a result, she took charge and applied the same dedicated approach to her life.
How Sandra Carey reclaimed her health and fitness, her career – and her peace of mind.
Singer, songwriter and mother of three, Stephanie Varone knows the value of setting goals – and sticking to them.
By getting outdoors – and getting smarter about health and fitness – Ron Fletcher changed his habits and his life path.
Eating healthy and getting enough exercise seemed like a tall order for Chef Michael Broughten – until he decided to whip up a whole new life.
How setting goals, believing in herself and thinking long term turned Julie Bell into the pied piper of Fairfax.
After a lifetime of yo-yo dieting, Brandon Fossey finally took back his life with a series of slow, steady steps.
How Char Miller reached her goals, on and off the ice.
How three people conquered physical and emotional pain to regain their former fitness.
Dottie Lessard-O’Connor had a double lung transplant and a kidney transplant – and she’s still bringing home the gold.
What does it take to change the eating and fitness habits of an entire family? In the case of the Quades, it took the example of one very determined mom.
He runs, he skis, he bikes. He’s a racing machine. And, oh yeah, he’s 80.
When Tim Windt decided to improve his body after a knee injuy, he lost fat, gained muscle – and discovered a more patient side of himself.
When a back injury made her desk job impossible, psychotherapist Susan Scott discovered the best medicine of all: a walk in the woods.
Terry Enright has battled all of the biggies—smoking, drinking and overeating. And he’s won.
Until Rob Caringi reduced his body weight by more than half, he never imagined how the benefits of subtraction could add up.
How Debbie Harleman’s belief in the connection between body, mind and spirit helped her beat breast cancer.