Category: Fitness

How Much Do Looks Matter to You—and Is It Messing Up Your Efforts to Get Sane About Food? reader and contributor Erica is back today with a guest post about finding herself in a bit of a tougher spot than usual with food and her… read 

Even if Your Body Doesn't Change Much, You Will Love it More When You Recover

I’m happy to welcome back the anonymous blogger at Confessions of a Compulsive Overeater with a guest post about how her body image has changed over the course… read 

How to Exercise For The Right Reasons—and Feel Better About Your Body

Some of you know Trish from her comments here on—she’s been a regular reader almost since the beginning. I first got to know her when she asked… read 

Why Comparing Yourself to Other Women is Dangerous

One of my perhaps more regrettable traits and/or habits (that I have been made aware of by my mother since age eight) is that I compare myself to… read 

Surrounding Yourself with People That Help You Get Sane About Food

Sitting on a bike in between two of my friends in a spinning class on a recent Saturday morning, I realized how fortunate I felt to have people… read 

How Many Push Ups Can You Do?

The kind of exercise I like to do has nothing whatsoever to do with weight or body size. For me, working out is about strength, tone, stress relief—just… read 

A Breathing Exercise That Could Help You Get Saner About Food

Last week, we got to hear Sprout Yoga founder Maggie’s Real Story about her own struggle with food—and how yoga helped her get better. Here, she shares a… read 

Real Stories: How Maggie Stopped Bingeing

“Everyone, everywhere deserves to be at ease with themselves and their bodies.” That is the motto of Sprout Yoga—an organization dedicated to providing yoga to those healing from… read 

An Exercise-Haters' Guide To Workout Motivation (It Will Help You Get Sane About Food!)

If anyone would’ve told me 10 years ago that I’d eventually end up falling in love with working out, I would’ve fallen down on the ground and rolled… read