#23 Was I Only Fast Because I Was Anorexic?


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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 her own experience with 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: Lane 9, a resource for athletic women struggling with eating disorder or amenorrhea recovery: https://medium.com/lane-9-project NEDA coaches and athletic trainers toolkit: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/sites/default/files/Toolkits/CoachandTrainerToolkit.pdf

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