If the coach used sprints as a punishment for errors in practice, I switched it to punishing myself for not being fit enough… and took advantage of it to burn calories on top of the ones I was already burning. Yes, I thought, getting ahead of the caloric balance!
This “Giving Tuesday,” ACED is inviting you to give people in your life a gift of hope and awareness to deepen your community. Eating disorders prey on silence and ignorance and, together with ACED, we hope you can open the conversation about the disease - specifically in athletics. High-level, successful, and “disciplined” athletes are not … Continue reading Giving Hope, Awareness, Community
We can all be a little more healthy this holiday season - and I don't mean by lightening up Grandma's sweet potato recipe! I mean by being mindful and full of grace, not judgement.
There is a fine line with athletes who teeter on the cusp of needing help with mental health issues because the demands within sports could turn problematic if gone too far. If you recognize more than a couple of these 12 signs in yourself or someone you know, it may be time to seek help.