SELECTED FEATURES from various outlets including Men's Journal, Bicycling, Tonic (VICE), and Billboard.
How a Legendary Italian Barman Accidentally Created the Negroni Sbagliato
Some cocktails are born from intricate planning and laborious tinkering, the brainchildren of mad scientist mixologists. Other libations, like the Negroni Sbagliato, happen by happy accident.
A Dog, a Violin, and a Cross-Country Road Trip to Find Herself
Jasmine Reese needed a break from the stresses of school and life. So she packed up her dog, Fiji, and took off on a cycling journey.
Depression Nearly Took His Life—Then His Bike Saved Him
This Navy pilot conquered his demons one ride at a time.
He Was Nearly Killed in the Line of Duty. Here's How Cycling Helped His PTSD
"Give someone a bike and it'll save their life—I guarantee that," says retired cop Chuck Pridgen. "My bike saved my life."
The Will to Keep Going
Rodger Krause was run off the road in 1999 and left partially paralyzed. His doctors told him he’d never walk again, but he knew otherwise.
This Man Was Pushing 500 Pounds. His Bike Helped Him Drop Nearly Half His Weight
Dangerously overweight, Chris Quick needed to make a change. So he hopped on a Trek Shift 3 and never looked back.
How Marcus Cook Went from Weighing a Quarter of a Ton to Competing at Kona
This oil VP topped at 489 pounds. Three years later, he’s in the IRONMAN World Championships.
A Guide to Love on the Run
Anthony Butler was a visually-impaired runner looking to regain his athleticism. Jessie Rix was new to New York, looking for friends. Then they ran together—and it changed their lives.
This Man Thought Childhood Lung Problems Would Kill Him—Until He Ran His First 5K
“I was resigned to the fact that I probably wouldn’t make it past 30.”
Life Is Better When You're Running Outside, Says Travel Host JJ Yosh (Sponsored Content with Asics)
How the outdoor adventurer uses miles on the roads and mountains to fuel his creativity.
The 10 Weirdest Cover Songs in Pop Stars' Repertoires
The oddest obscurities from performers at the peak of their powers.
Plan for Retirement Like a Spartan
All that stands between you and a 10:30 tee time today is a small shift in your money-saving philosophy.
A Spartan's Guide to Feng Shui
Use the ancient Chinese art to reorganize your office and re-energize your life.
7 Clever Ways to Ooze Power at the Office
Confident employees have more success than those who are simply talented.
How to Quiet Your Racing Brain
You can’t simply flick your active brain’s off switch, but you can dim it with a little practice.
Jon Law Is Laughing at Cancer
Kate Farms helps him heal. Stand-up comedy helps him cope.
Jenna Tatavitto May Be the Toughest 14-Year-Old You'll Ever Meet
After a two-year medical mystery tour, this teen took control of her nutrition and her health—and found the hope she’d been longing for.
Tejas Briseno: You Can Take His Leg, but Not His Spirit
Life dealt this 12-year-old a crappy hand, one that includes autism and cancer. So naturally, he sings and dances every day.
Gideon Hobbs: The Extraordinarily Perfect Medical Mystery
This little boy is very sick. With what? No one knows. But this much is clear: Against all odds, he’s getting healthier every day.
How to Find Your Hope
Horrible luck has robbed Steve Chadwell of his livelihood and health, but the last thing on his mind is what he’s lost.
Rebecca Kuntz: Saving Baby Ellie
She came to Africa to find adventure and came home with her purpose.
“I’m the Most Human I’ve Been in Years”
Harley Bates may not carry a guitar, but her lifelong journey to hell and back has made her a rockstar—and a role model.
How Christina Kovacs Took Control of Her Health
Whether you’re a patient or caregiver, here are five lessons you can learn from her fight and apply to your own.
4 Things Only People With Chronic Conditions Can Relate To
Tyler Burrell’s illnesses have robbed her of so much, including the sport she loves. But she’s made one thing clear: She will prevail.
This 82-Year-Old Athlete Is Still Winning Gold Medals
John Berg has dedicated his life to breaking a sweat and reaping the rewards.
Meet the 2018 SilverSneaker Instructor of the Year!
For the past 34 years, Margaret Agnew has taught people of all ages how to be stronger, happier, and healthier. And she’s just getting started.
3 Steps to Transform Your Life (from Someone Who Did It at Age 74)
SilverSneakers member Kathleen Mitchell knows: If you keep an open mind, inspiration will find you.
Ben Mathews, 80, Is a Walking Billboard for the Power of Exercise
After running more than 100 marathons, this SilverSneakers member isn’t slowing down.
Beat Age-Related Muscle Loss: Your 5-Step Plan
SilverSneakers member Ron Marinella learned how to evade sarcopenia, and then wrote the book on it.
Meet the 2018 SilverSneakers Swanson Award Winner!
Sally Miller, 72, builds both personal strength and a welcoming, supportive community every time she enters the gym.
‘I Found My Purpose at Age 75’
Tim Minnick went from a corporate desk jockey to a health and fitness advocate for seniors everywhere. Here’s how he seized his second chance, and how you can, too.
‘They’re Sitting in Nursing Homes. I’m Climbing Mountains.’
SilverSneakers member Marlis Nickel, 78, refuses to let age keep her grounded.
Embrace Your Age
Forget the idea that you can’t be both old and vibrant, says SilverSneakers member Harold Kooden.
Embrace Your Fears
Water was the source of deep anxiety for SilverSneakers member Rosa Juarez. But she dove in—and changed her life.
Pursue Your Wildest Passions
You have to move your body, says SilverSneakers member and Christmas aficionado Mary Holcomb. But you also have to keep your soul nourished.
Movement Strengthens Your Entire Life
Fitness cures and opens doors, says SilverSneakers member Regan Lamia. But you have to be willing to step away from your comfort zone.
4 Things You Should Do Now to Prepare for Your Own Funeral
Even if you’re perfectly healthy with a long future ahead of you, it’s never too soon to tackle these tasks.
4 Conversations You Need to Have with Your Adult Kids
Tackling these touchy topics now will bring your family closer—and save everyone some grief down the road.
Top 5 Money Mistakes Older Adults Make
Plus, the fixes that will get your finances back on track—fast!
5 Easy Ways to Help Your Grandkids Pay for College
Give your grandchildren the education they want—without the financial burden they don't.
Nothing Can Stop Bryan Morseman
How did this man become one of the most impressive endurance athletes in the country? Start with an inner fire that’s been kindling since he was a kid and add two more crucial elements: recovery and family.