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Posts Tagged ‘athletes and eating disorders’

By On September 8th, 2016

Too Much of a Good Thing: Compulsive Exercise and Eating Disorders

Exercise is an important part of keeping your body and mind healthy. But, as the saying goes, too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. People struggling with body image issues or eating disorders often push themselves to try to attain a “perfect body” or compensate for guilt or shame from eating.…

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By On August 5th, 2016

Olympians Speak Out About Eating Disorders and Body Image

Body image can be a difficult issue for anyone. Teenagers and adults frequently struggle with body image because of the societal pressures and everyday life. When you’re an Olympic swimmer, the pressure can be even more intense. U.S. Olympians Misty Hyman and Maya DiRado spoke recently to USA Today about the pressures swimmers can feel from…

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