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...
Interview with Strong Runner Chicks Podcast

Interview with Strong Runner Chicks Podcast

Strong Runner Chicks is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting female competitive runners in developing strong and healthy nutrition, mindset, body image, and self-care practices that allow them to both improve performance and enjoy healthy relationships,...
Eating Disorders are Metabolic Injuries

Eating Disorders are Metabolic Injuries

Similar to most physical injuries, eating disorders require proper treatment, rest, and rehabilitation to facilitate healing before it is safe and appropriate to return to sport.  If an eating disorder is conceptualized as an injury, it can help to best inform...