Health and Fitness

Because managing your health can mean mountain climbing or meditating just as much as it means taking your meds.

That One-Leg Monster

How K.C. Mitchell, a combat-wounded Army veteran, became the strongest amputee powerlifter in the world.

The Tale Of The Long Island Mariner

Type 2 diabetes and weekly dialysis won't stop Peter Lamia from hauling in the bluefins whenever he can.

The Marathoning Mom With Bones Of Glass

Why would you run marathons when you have bones that could break at any time? If you're Jennifer Jansonius, you do it for your daughter.

Don't Ever Try To Face This Thing Alone

When Lillian Gentry was diagnosed with breast cancer, her faith shattered, and she fell into a deep despair—until a new friendship pulled her back from the brink.

The Skater Kid Finds His Tribe

Born with spina bifida, Josh Bridgewater never felt like he belonged until he stepped on a skateboard for the first time.

Rims and Hoops in Afghanistan

After he was paralyzed at 19, Jess Markt made it his mission to teach wheelchair basketball to young men in some of the most war-ravaged nations on the planet.

Feminism, Weight Lifting, and Crohn's Disease

Two years ago, Kate Montgomery was ashamed of her looks and could barely get out of bed. Now, she's the strongest and sexiest badass at the gym.

From Bone Disorder To NFL Bone Crusher

As a child, former Dallas Cowboy Montrae Holland suffered silently with Blount's Disease for years, all for his love of the game.

The First Blind Man to Kayak the Grand Canyon On Living With No Barriers

When Eric Weihenmayer climbed Mt. Everest, he swore to himself: "Don't make Everest the greatest thing you ever do."