Diet Culture & Athletes

Since the beginning of humanity, people have been differentiated from animals through our level of self-awareness.  We know that we are people, that we have thoughts, and that we have self-determination.  Which can be really great.  But it also means that we are generally consumed with thinking about……ourselves. … Read the rest

Running Nutrition, the Female Athlete Triad, and Counting Macros

Running and nutrition have long been synonymous, and for a long time runners were told that lighter = faster.  Thankfully, runners like Mary Cain, Tina Muir,  and Amelia Boone are getting honest about the pressure to stay small, and how it has negatively impacted not only their running performance, but their mental health. … Read the rest

My Love/Hate Relationship with Turkey Trots

For the past several years, my mom and I have run the Dallas Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning.  I love running in Dallas, so it’s something I’ve looked forward to every year.  We’ve already started our trip to Dallas (we break it up by stopping for a few days at my dad’s house) for Thanksgiving, and it’s got me thinking about my love/hate relationships with Turkey Trots. … Read the rest