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Competitive Racing: Why You Should Try It

Image Source – (PxHere CC0) The health benefits — mind, body and soul — are considerable when you race competitvely, whether this is on foot, wheels or with wings. Have you ever considered competitive racing? Even if you’re not the competitive type, there are reasons why you should. Every year, people put on their running […]

Virtual Reality – 30-Minute Core – Grit – The Orange Theory – HIIT – Sprint – It’s a Fitness Revolution

The face of the fitness industry is changing rapidly with the latest trends in fitness training – short, intense workouts taking taken over, because “TIME IS MONEY”!

Interoception and Eating Disorders

Beliefs form the basis of our actions, particularly beliefs about ourselves. Depression and anxiety are comorbid with eating disorders giving an exaggerated negative image of self, others and the future. This article looks at how beliefs and anxiety may interfere with accurate interoception and the cycle that this creates, particularly with eating disorders

What is Muscle Dysmorphia (MD)?

Muscle Dysmorphia (MD) is classified as an obsessive-compulsive, body image disturbance disorder that involves excessive exercise as the primary focus with disordered eating as a secondary component. The compulsion is to achieve high levels of muscularity and leanness. It has also been known as ‘reverse anorexia’ called ‘bigorexia’.

Recovery: The Heart of the Matter

If I could sum up what recovery from an eating disorder, or any other kind of addictive behaviour, looks like in just a few words, it would be “Freedom to love who you are.” I believe I am correct in saying that most of us want to be loved unconditionally, yet we place conditions on ourselves. As such, many of us can’t even love who we are unless we stick to these ‘conditions’, even though they are harmful.


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