Inspiring Profiles

TEEN VOGUE—Her freshman year of college, 19-year-old Komal Darira wanted a job. Not only would a paycheck afford her freedom and independence—something she craved as reflected by the flying flock tattoo on her lower leg...

The Number Every Runner Needs to Know: 261

June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

MAP MY RUN—In 1967, Americans were mostly on the same page that women couldn’t run a marathon. The patronizing consensus was that 26.2 miles was physically impossible for women to complete. It wasn’t until a...

REFINERY29—Alana Nichols is, no doubt, an inspiration. The 33-year-old New Mexico native is the first American female to win gold medals in both the Summer and Winter Games in two sports: basketball and alpine skiing....

MADEMAN—Imagine living with an Olympic hopeful who’s feverishly chasing their dreams for four years straight (or longer). Now double it. That’s what life was like at the True household in Hanover, New Hampshire. With triathlete...

SONIMA—A devastating cancer diagnosis at 7 months pregnant inspired Sally Jane Waite to find compassionate doctors, strength in a mother’s love, and enlightenment in her work. Read the full story on Sonima.com!...

“I Didn’t Know I Had an Eating Disorder”

November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

SHAPE.COM—Sometimes, healthy habits can hide exercise addiction and dangerous eating disorders like anorexia and orthorexia. Read the full story on Shape.com!...

How Olympic Swimmer Amy Van Dyken Beat the Odds

November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

SHAPE.COM—After a near-fatal ATV accident, Amy Van Dyken went from competing in the Olympics to learning to walk again (docs told her she never would). How’d she keep fighting? We chatted with the swimmer to...

Yoga Helped Me Recover from Breast Cancer

October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

SONIMA—Three inspiring survivors open up about how their practice during cancer treatment was a real life-saver. Read the full story on Sonima.com!...

WOMEN’S HEALTH— She’s truly breaking ground, but not everyone’s cheering her on. Read the full story on WomensHealthMag.com!...