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When Healthy Becomes Dangerous

What gives? In the everlasting task of health and wellness, we often set unrealistic goals perpetuated by our inundation with social media. You know what we’re talking about. The 25 fitness models you follow on Instagram aren’t doing much to help in a society with body image issues. It’s useless to deny the influence that influencers hold over our perceptions of health, beauty, and the drive to perfect ourselves. So, we’ve designed an infographic that shows you what’s healthy and what’s not.

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Transformed: Desk Jockey To Fitness Competitor – The Motivation Behind the Body

Ever looked at yourself in the mirror and thought, “I just don’t like the way I look anymore?”

I think we’ve all done this at one time or another. The difference for me though is this time I was prepared to do something extreme to bring back that girl that I once was.

WAYS TO HELP PREVENT EATING DISORDERS

Prevention is always better than cure. But, in order to overcome an illness you first need to recognise that it exists. Then you can look at ways to resolve it. We focus on these ways so that you or a loved one can overcome an eating disorder. 

EATING DISORDERS AMONGST ATHLETES

A well-nourished body and rest are needed to develop the strength and endurance needed to perform at an optimum level. With eating disorders affecting about one in 20 Australians, studies show that female athletes are twice as likely to develop anorexia.

Exercise & Eating Disorders

The benefits of physical activity for mental illness is well documented. 30-minutes of vigorous exercise, 3-times a week can contribute to improvements in depression and anxiety. 1. However, when the motivation to exercise becomes unhealthy, there are major health consequences.  There is a fine line between exercising for health benefits and the compulsion to exercise to the point where high levels of anxiety are experienced if exercise is delayed.

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