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Why Chip Gaines Is Starting Small As He Trains for His First Marathon
"Every day of training...is something to be proud of—because I'm making it happen."
Why a Swimrun Race Is the Crazy New Fitness Challenge You Need to Try
The sport of swimrun is taking off in the U.S. as triathletes look for a new challenge and shared experience with a BFF or S.O.
This Group Is Using Sports to Empower Teenage Girls In Morocco
"My philosophy with my own two kids was that if they did sports they'd be fearless."
What It's Really Like to Do a Boudoir Shoot (for Yourself and No One Else)
Spoiler alert: Empowering AF.
How Running Helped One Woman Get (and Stay) Sober
"Breathing in fresh air will always remind me of how beautiful it is to be sober, to be alive, to be able to run."
Crystal Light Therapy Healed My Post-Marathon Body—Sort Of
Or maybe it was the nap?
I Went to Wine Yoga and Got Drunker Than I Expected
Yoga + wine = what a time to be alive!
I'm Thankful for Parents Who Taught Me to Embrace Fitness (And Forget About Competition)
...without getting hung up on competition.
What One Runner Learned from Her First Weekend Yoga Retreat
How one runner escaped her hectic city life and got in touch with her inner yogi.
This Woman Swapped Cheerleading for Powerlifting and Found Her Strongest Self Ever
From lifting humans to lifting barbells
What Happened When Shape Editors Swapped Workouts for a Month
Our editors decided to mix up their fitness to push their limits in new ways. See what they learned about themselves, their bodies, and their commitment along the way.
Training for a Half Marathon Was One of the Most Memorable Parts of My Honeymoon
What started as an effort to stay accountable led to an active two-week adventure.
How to Scare Yourself Into Being Stronger, Healthier, and Happier
IG was right: If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you.
I'm a Fitness Writer and *Still* Get Body-Shamed When Shopping
The search for that little black dress could have crushed me, but I didn't let it.
What I Learned About Celebrating Little Wins After Getting Run Over By a Truck
You won't believe this inspiring story of perseverance.
Muay Thai Is the Most Badass Workout You Haven't Tried Yet
Literally the most badass thing I've ever done.
Giving Up My Scheduled Workout Regimen Made Me Fitter Than Ever
(And took the stress out of wedding planning!)
My Injury Doesn't Define How Fit I Am
Sometimes, the biggest setbacks teach us the biggest lessons.
What It Really Means to Be Gender Fluid or Identify As Non-Binary
"I'm not 'confused.'"
The High Costs of Infertility: Women Are Risking Bankruptcy for a Baby
This is how much infertility costs.
How Finally Learning to Ride a Bicycle Helped Me Overcome My Fears
This woman proves it's never too late to face your fears.
Meet the Alvin Ailey Dancer Who Conquered CrossFit to Return to the Stage
Constance Stamatiou shares how weight training helped her overcome health obstacles and get her body confidence back.
Confessions of a Dietitian: The Weird Reason I Hate Tacos
We all have our little food hang-ups.
This Woman Is Fighting for Sepsis Awareness After Almost Dying from the Disease
Sepsis is a leading cause of death in America, but not many people know about it.
My Son Could Die If the New Health Care Bill Is Passed
Trump's proposed health care law could be fatal for my son's "pre-existing condition."
8 Women Get Real About How Their Moms Taught Them to Love Their Bodies