The Healthiest Moments of 2011 | Fitbie

Diet and Workout Inspiration

The Healthiest Moments of 2011

A look back at the scientific findings, athletic feats, and healthy living initiatives that had us buzzing this year

1 of 16
The Healthiest Moments of 2011 // Ethan Zohn running c Getty Images

Getty Images

Seven weeks after learning that his Hodgkin’s lymphoma had returned, 37-year-old Ethan Zohn ran and finished the New York City Marathon with a time of 4:20:46. The 2002 Survivor winner didn’t let cancer slow him down—he finished just minutes after his 2010 time of 4:16:20 while raising money for Grassroot Soccer, which promotes HIV education and prevention in Africa. (Video: How running helps Zohn battle cancer) Zohn’s accomplishment is just one of the moments that inspired us to give healthy living our all this year. Here, a look at 15 more news stories and events that turned the national conversation to diet, fitness, and health.

More: Quick 5-Minute Health Boosters

Related: See 25 healthy gifts for everyone on your list!

1 of 16

More From Our Authors