RED-S for Runners: Article in Runner’s World

RED-S for Runners: Article in Runner’s World

  RED-S and Eating Disorders RED-S (Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport) is a serious condition for athletes, especially runners, and often accompanies eating disorder behaviors. It falls into the category of a metabolic injury. Dr. Riley Nickols is interviewed in...
Women’s Running Magazine: What is Healthy Body Image?

Women’s Running Magazine: What is Healthy Body Image?

  Body image is often framed, incorrectly, as a black-and-white issue: Either you feel good about your body, or you don’t.  The reality, however, looks more like a spectrum, eating disorders specialist Riley Nickols, PhD, CEDS says. An unwholesome body image is...
Triathlete Magazine: The Race-Weight Trap

Triathlete Magazine: The Race-Weight Trap

Triathletes who place too much emphasis on body weight and weight loss can be at a greater risk for adverse sport performance and health implications. It’s an issue that is perhaps more widespread than triathletes realize.  “It’s a common and prevalent phenomenon...