"Food was how I dealt with every emotion, whether happy, sad, anxious, angry or scared," says Hannah Legg. After reaching 300 pounds, she decided to get healthy and lose the excess weight.
The new exercise guidelines suggest if Americans "get moving," they can drastically improve their health.
British ultrarunner Sophie Power was photographed nursing her son midmarathon — after hand-expressing throughout the race.
“When I was having my chemotherapy at 4 years old, I always dressed as my favorite Disney princess Cinderella, to help keep me smiling."
Athlete and double amputee Hunter Woodhall posted a photo of himself and girlfriend Tara Davis on the beach, where he used humor to show how much he loves her.
She wants women to understand that they come in all shapes and sizes and colors, and there’s no set standard for what’s perfect.
Among the inspiring scenes at the Boston Marathon was a veteran with a prosthetic leg carrying a woman across the finish line.
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??
Olympic running has a tremendous history: It was the very first sport to be played at the 776 BC games in Olympia, Ancient Greece (somewhere between the future lands of Russia and Spain) — and has continuously evolved, incorporating more and more events like shot put, discus throw, and high and long jumps. In Ancient times, Olympians didn’t wear much of anything (in fact, some ancient artifacts suggest that they wore nothing at all). But after a long hiatus, the Olympics were reintroduced in 1986 in Greece, once again. This time athletes wore clothes.Beginning with the 1986 Olympics, we take a look back at the evolution of track uniforms over 116 years.Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed every day.
Anyone who knows me knows that I am not a natural athlete. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve always been active - but that’s a lot different than being good at being active. I’ve played soccer since I was two feet tall, but you can bet when all the other kids were chasing the ball, I was on the other end of the field picking flowers and chatting to anyone who would listen. Replace flowers with post-game beers - and it’s clear why I’ve joined any soccer league in my adult years.