Health and Fitness

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

Climbing Munros With Cerebral Palsy

Outdoorsman David C. Reilly has never let his cerebral palsy get in the way of adventure.

Half a Beard, a Fake Moustache, and 4,200 Miles Biking with Type 1

Jesse Lavine always wanted to forget his diabetes. Now, for a good cause, he does everything possible to draw attention to it.


Amputee soccer player, Powerade spokesmodel, and mountain climber, it's as a teacher that Nico Calabria thinks he can really make his mark.

No Pain, No Gain

Fitness instructor Leslie Nava teaches at a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gym to spite the rare disease which runs in her family... and to inspire her son, who was born with it.

Racing From Pain To Passion

When she was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, Sarah McPherson thought she might never do sports again. Now an indomitable triathlete, they call her the Fearless Warrior.

Fighting Diabetes, One Water Bottle At A Time

When Rufus Dorsey found out he had diabetes, he didn't hide from it. He made it his life's work.

A Dance Class for Parkinson's

By teaching people with Parkinson's Disease how to dance, David Leventhal hopes to give students a chance to shed their identities as patients and become creatives instead.

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.