From Diet to Disorder: When Food Control Goes Too Far
Being able to balance the intensity of an all-or-nothing approach to performance is both a blessing and a curse.
Orthorexia: When "Clean Eating" Goes Too Far
It is important to know the difference between discipline and obsession when it comes to our food.
Cheryl Nasso: "Thank You CrossFit. You Saved My Life!"
Cheryl Nasso competed in the 2011 CrossFit Games, but for decades before she struggled with a life-threatening eating disorder. She credits the discovery of CrossFit for changing everything.
The 2 Days That Changed My Life
My life changed on May 13, 2011. It was my first day in a treatment center for an eating disorder. It changed again on December 5, 2011 when I discovered CrossFit.
Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 67
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: female athletes and the scale, squats, mobility, and more!
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Orthorexia: When Eating Healthy Food Becomes an Unhealthy Obsession
Orthorexia, while not officially recognized by the DSM-IV as an eating disorder, is basically an unhealthy obsession with eating healthy food. Take a quiz and find out if you're on the edge.
Self-Medicating with Athletic Activity: No Prescription Necessary to Take Things Too Far
When does athletic activity cross the boundary from life enhancing to unhealthy preoccupation? What can we do about it?
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