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This Teacher Ran 100 Miles Around a Track to Help Her Students Go to College
"I wanted to find a way to inspire my students to keep going when they were struggling to get to their own finish lines."
What I Learned From Eating and Exercising According to My Zodiac Sign
One woman goes on a quest to discover if a sun sign can pinpoint her perfect sweat sesh.
I Got Hit By a Truck While Running—and It Forever Changed How I Look at Fitness
After having to start from scratch, Alyssa Exposito had a new outlook on exercise.
How Hula Hooping Helped Kick-Start This Woman's 40-Pound Weight-Loss Journey
The answer will bring you back to your childhood.
Watching My Mom Become a Yoga Teacher Taught Me a New Meaning of Strength
For once, I got to be her cheerleader instead of the other way around.
This Woman Lost 70 Pounds By Eating Six Meals a Day
Proof that less is not always more.
Why This Dietitian Is Changing Her View On Supplements
Here, she explains how she grew to understand that food can't always fix your problems.
What It's Like to Train for a Triathlon In Puerto Rico In the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria
When the storm hit Puerto Rico, Carla Coira continued her triathlon training, but indoors.
How Reviewing Restaurants for a Living Improved My Health (and Relationship with My Body)
Turns out everything I thought about dieting was WAY wrong.
Why I'm Running a Marathon 6 Months After Having a Baby
One fit mama's story.
I Lost My Leg to Cancer—Then Became an Amputee Model
When the support started pouring in on Instagram, this model realized how unique her story was—and how it could help other people, too.
5 "Shape" Editors Took 23andMe DNA Tests and This Is What They Learned
From the "eh" to the "OMG"
This Mom's 8-Year-Old Daughter Motivated Her to Lose 110 Pounds
The mother-daughter duo started running in Central Park for fun.
I Gained 140 Pounds Battling Cancer. Here's How I Got My Health Back.
Cancer beat me down, but getting fit showed me that I'm stronger than I ever knew.
Why I'm Actually Grateful for My Lyme Disease
"Because of Lyme, I am stronger mentally, physically, spiritually, and emotionally."
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.