The Appetite Episode #23: Was I Only Fast Because I Was Anorexic?

An Opal: Food+Body Wisdom Podcast

Does weight really matter when it comes to sport performance? Host Carter Umhau, LMHC, and Kara Bazzi, LMFT, CEDS explore culture around food and body within the sport world, and the idealization of the athlete. Kara–Clinical Director and former division I collegiate distance runner–shares from her own experience of an eating disorder, and we bring in dietitian Kelly Finan, RDN with the hard science to break some myths around the importance of low weight in sport performance.

Links and Resources:

 Lane 9: a resource for athletic women struggling with eating disorder or amenorrhea recovery

NEDA coaches and athletic trainers toolkit

 

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