Are you or somebody you know a Type A+ Hard-worker+ Perfectionist+ People Pleaser+ Control Freak+ Long-Distance Runner? If so, then you or she is at high risk for running with an eating disorder.
Anorexia, bulimia and compulsive exercise are way too common among women athletes, especially runners. According to research, more than 1/3 of female college athletes have some type of disordered eating and between 2-3% have a full-fledged eating disorder. We’ve covered the topic of The Female Athlete Triad in past Salty posts, and we saw that the topic peaked some interest and hit close to home for some readers and me.
As most of you know I am recovering from my own battle with ED and today I want to continue the conversation about anorexia, bulimia and exercise addiction to help those readers who may be suffering. Read more >>