Harriette Thompson, 91, was 76 when she ran the San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training.
For Candace Cort, 30, who grew up in Guyana, being active used to be second nature. "I walked to school, climbed trees and played hide-and-seek outside," she remembers.
Pummeling a punching bag is the ultimate stress reliever for Caroline McDavid-Seidner, 25. But she didn't always have such healthy coping strategies.
Fifteen years ago, 269-pound Jessica Oliver, now 32, collapsed at her part-time job working in the lab of a hospital. "Next thing I knew, I woke up in the ER," she says.
For 13 years, 5-foot-1-inch Genevieve Jerome hated her appearance. "I was so ashamed of my size-20 body," says Genevieve, who once weighed 246 pounds.
Always looking for another adventure, one woman takes on the challenge of running the Tour de France course.
An offhand comment at a Halloween party inspired one woman to fight weight gain caused by a sedentary lifestyle and polycystic ovary syndrome.
A longtime runner, this reader didn't let cancer didn't stand in the way of raising funds and awareness for charity.
Phyllis Sues, 91, fights a medical diagnosis with fitness.
One woman bonds with coworkers through fitness.
Meet the winner of LIVE with Kelly and Michael's Top Fitness Instructor contest.
A tearful day in Victoria's Secret inspired this mom to drop the weight for good.
Having children inspired this woman to get healthy for good.
One woman rebooted her fitness routine by trying something completely new.
A misfit with "normal" kids' sports, Paige discovered her skill at rock climbing — and paid it forward.
The jujitsu opponents Anne Pham, 29, faces on the mat are nothing compared with the obstacles she has overcome in the past decade. She was hit by a car, not once, but twice.
Courtney Althoff, 26, learned to make peace with the scale.
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