November 17 2017
Five years after admitting defeat during a high school race, this runner reflects on her eating disorder recovery.
Tips and research you need to know!
Let’s settle this once and for all: Your tness level is way more important than your weight. Working toward a stronger self is always healthier mentally and emotionally than aiming for a thinner body—and research now suggests that it’s more important for your long-term health as well. In the book Big Fat Lies, exercise physiologist Glenn A. Gaesser, Ph.D., cites proof that overweight fit people are less likely to die from chronic disease than those who are thin and out of shape. Remember, no matter what your body size—keep on running!