15. Arctic Trek to Challenge MS – Scott McPhillimy

Badass Scott McPhillimy just returned from the adventure of a lifetime, a three-day trek in the Arctic Circle to benefit the MS Society. A multiple sclerosis warrior himself, Scott describes how he works with his condition while training, and he shares highlights and details from his trek.

14. Strongman and Mental Strength with Dysautonomia – Andrea Graham

Badass Andrea Graham, a Strongman athlete with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), shares her diagnostic and weightlifting stories. Additionally, Andrea describes the importance of mental strength in her life.

13. Pole Fitness and Self-Love with Fibromyalgia – Kat Stokes

Badass Kat Stokes is an engineer, a pole fitness enthusiast, and a fibromyalgia warrior. Kat shares her chronic illness story and her introduction to pole, discusses the role of fitness in her mental health, and describes her practice of self-acceptance.

12. Running a Post-Diagnosis 5K – Clarissa Reynolds

Clarissa Reynolds is a personal trainer and autoimmune warrior with lupus and Sjogren’s. She shares her experiences as a chronically ill fitness professional and mother, describes the exercise video series she’s created, and reflects on her first 5K since diagnosis.

11. Riding the Autoimmune Condition Rollercoaster – Jennie Maurer

Jennie Maurer, who has a master’s in kinesiology, a passion for personal training, and a history of autoimmune hepatitis and Graves’ disease, shares her story and advice for managing stress and getting back into fitness after a flare.

10. Striving for Holistic Wellness with Chronic Illness – Dr. Patricia Stott

Health and wellness practitioner Dr. Patricia Stott shares her knowledge about movement science, her philosophy of exercise grounded in self-love and body-respect, and her experiences as a hEDS, MCAS, and POTS warrior.

9. Becoming Unstoppable with Type 1 Diabetes – Eric Dutcher

The ever-inspiring chronic superhuman Eric Dutcher just returned with Team M.U.D. (More Unstoppable Diabetics) from the World’s Toughest Mudder. He shares his experiences in obstacle course racing, as well as his own chronic illness obstacles.

8. Using Movement as Medicine for hEDS/POTS/MCAD – Jenn Harmon

The unconquerable Jenn Harmon shares her unique perspective regarding using triathlon training and racing to manage hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, and mast cell activation disease.

7. Nutritional Interventions for Chronic Illness – Kammie McClintock

Kammie McClintock, a yoga instructor, nutritional therapy practitioner, and Badass with Crohn’s and Sjogren’s, shares her experiences with conventional and functional medicine, her nutritional training, and the interventions that have improved her health.

6. Completing a First Marathon with Colitis – Liz Russell

Liz Russell, a Badass with ulcerative colitis and trigeminal neuralgia, shares her Marine Corps Marathon successes and challenges, from training and nutrition to race day itself.