Journeys

Share Your Greatist Story
This year, for our third birthday, we want to celebrate by focusing on YOU.

Entrepreneur and former collegiate gymnastics champion Jason Shen had a less-than-awesome experience running his first marathon. Find out what went wrong and how we can all learn from his rocky road to the finish line.

Too much of a good thing can, well, not be so good. Here's how one of Greatist's very own was able to stop running away from her emotions and start learning to heal.
Laura Marathon Running
Our marketing director and avid runner shares her story of training for a marathon–and the unexpected and challenging lessons she learned along the way.
Eat More Move Less
Frustrated with traditional (and ineffective) fitness and diet advice, entrepreneur Julie Fredrickson decided to forge her own path to health and happiness.

GUEST POST: Trainer Jess Allen talks about using CrossFit to improve her running performance, and how readers can apply the same lessons to their training.

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GUEST POST: After trying every weight loss system in the book, Brittani Rettig needed a new plan of attack. Hear how she transformed her missteps into a happy, healthy, and sustainable lifestyle.

Too much of a good thing can, well, not be so good. Here's how one of Greatist's very own was able to stop running away from her emotions and start learning to heal.

Training isn’t just for the boys. Read on for this exclusive Q&A with Andrea Hudy, the strength and conditioning coach credited with taking KU’s men’s basketball program to new heights.

Entrepreneur and former collegiate gymnastics champion Jason Shen had a less-than-awesome experience running his first marathon. Find out what went wrong and how we can all learn from his rocky road to the finish line.

Staff Writer Kelly Fitzpatrick takes a personal look into the world of health and fitness in relationships. This week, she talks to trainer Andrew Kalley and gym-wear designer Kelly Dooley.

GUEST POST: Trainer Jonathan Angelilli takes us through his personal struggles growing up around drugs and temptation, and how exercise helped him forge a new body and outlook on life.

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