How do the stories we tell ourselves impact our self-image, our performance, and even the enjoyment we derive from sport? And what if those stories aren’t serving us? How can we change them? Erin Ayala, licensed sport psychologist, certified mental performance consultant, and elite cyclist and I explore these questions and so much more in … Continue reading Real Fit Podcast Ep. 57| How self-compassion can unleash your speediest, strongest athletic performance (and improve your mental health) with Erin Ayala
Intuitive eating isn't for athletes... or is it? I rode my bike up Trail Ridge Road this weekend and it was epic. Known as of the most scenic drives in North America, it starts 8,000’ feet and keeps climbing until you’re above 12,000’. The grade is gentle enough not to kill you but hard enough … Continue reading Intuitive eating for athletes
Jill Merkel is an anti-diet, weight-inclusive Registered Dietitian specializing in disordered eating, Intuitive Eating, and sports nutrition. She’s been in private practice since January 2017 helping women find freedom from diet rules and restriction and helping athletes and active individuals fuel their bodies without obsession. The team dietitian for the NFL Tennessee Titans for 5 … Continue reading Real Fit Podcast Ep. 52 | Jill Merkel, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Runner: On uncoupling weight and health
Gillian Goerzen was at the healthiest she’d ever been, training for an Ironman… or so it appeared. The truth was, she grappling with an eating disorder that sapped her of her energy, joy, and health. But because she didn’t “look like” she was chronically underfueled, she flew under the radar for years. As … Continue reading Real Fit Podcast Ep. 50: Gillian Goerzen, body positive health coach, intuitive eating counselor, and endurance swimmer: How to nourish the body you’re in
Pam Moore, occupational therapist, certified intuitive eating coach, endurance athlete, and health and fitness journalist, shares her own journey to intuitive eating and basic discussion of what intuitive eating is.