Running and recovery – can exercise be a helpful tool in recovery from an eating disorder?

fitness, General, Mental Health, travel

Let’s pretend that it’s not been like nine years since I wrote anything, and carry on as normal, yes? 

I was listening to a running podcast the other day (I don’t remember which one exactly), and it got me thinking. The host had this guest on, and they were talking about the prevalence of eating disorders amongst “athletes” – i.e. people who train professionally.

I could not relate in any way to the actual “athlete” part of it (my coach said this or that or whatever, when I was training for this big event…), as I am totally not an athlete (I just like running), but what really resonated with me was that instead of saying that you can’t have had an eating disorder and have a normal relationship with exercise: they said that it can even HELP you in your recovery. At least, that’s what I took from it.

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