Amelia Boone reveals 20-year eating disorder

July 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The OCR stud turned ultra-trail racer blogs about her history with anorexia nervosa


What to do if you think you have RED-S

June 23rd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

What to do if suspect that you or someone you know is dealing with RED-S


What is orthorexia?

April 3rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

It’s not in the DSM, but it’s still real. Orthorexia involves a paradoxically unhealthy obsession with so-called healthy eating


Elite female sprinters prone to low energy availability (LEA)

January 24th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Like endurance athletes, sprinters are also prone to symptoms of RED-S, which may include amenorrhea and can lead to repeated stress fractures


Tina Muir’s struggle with amenorrhea described in new book

January 22nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The British runner gave birth to a healthy baby girl last year after battling amenorrhea for nine years. Her new book comes on the heels of her comeback victory at the Disney World half-marathon


The difference between fitness and health

December 31st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Fitness is an important component of overall health, but it’s not the whole story


New tool to assess RED-S in males

October 11th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Researchers in the U.K. have developed a new sport-specific questionnaire and clinical interview protocol to assess relative energy deficiency (RED-S) in male athletes


Metabolism myths busted: what daily caloric burn actually looks like

September 6th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Surprisingly, exercise only accounts for 10-30 percent of daily caloric burn


Are you at risk for RED-S?

August 27th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

If you’re concerned you could be dealing with RED-S, considering checking out the LEAF Questionnaire


Stress fractures resulting from RED-S a significant risk for males as well as females, new research shows

July 3rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Relative energy deficiency is a common challenge for runners. Here’s what you should know


Missed periods and stress fractures: Rachel Hannah’s story

April 25th, 2016 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

One of Canada’s top marathoners opens up about her experience