Saturday, August 23, 2014

Our Recent Interview with Olympic Hopeful David Plummer

July 2, 2014 by  
Filed under Body Image, Featured, Fitness, Guys

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? My name is David Plummer. I am a husband, a father and a professional swimmer. My overall goal is to make the Olympic Team in 2016. Can you tell us a bit about any upcoming projects that you are working on? This summer I will be […]

No pain, no gain?

The idea of “fitspo” (short for fitspiration / fitness inspiration) has been on my radar for a while and I’m glad that it has received increased attention over the past few months! A huge part of my attempt to address this issue, and the issue of destructive behavior in the fitness world has been the […]

Promoting a Healthy Body Image in Your Home

As a child, I grew up in a very traditional, Italian home where dinner each night was by far the best part of my day. It was a time when my family of five would gather around the table, talking, laughing and sharing delicious fare together. Food was always a part of our lives and […]

Free Online Eating Psychology Conference, August 5-9. Sign up Information

First Global Online Eating Psychology Conference  August 5-9, 2013. I’m excited to announce that I’m one of the featured experts in the 1st Global Online Eating Psychology Conference.  This conference certainly includes information related to eating disorders, and covers so much more. Men and women are concerned about weight and body image.  How to eat, […]

fitness professionals can help those struggling with eating disorders

Eating disorders have always been my passion. They have been my specialty since I began my LCSW private practice more than a decade ago. Over the years, I’ve directed a program for eating disorders, currently teach a curriculum I created on eating disorders at NYU’s Graduate School of Social Work, and have done a few […]

Coffee, Talk, and a Walk!

One of the best mantras that I have incorporated into my life over the past several years is what I call “Coffee, Talk, and a Walk.” If you are stressed, need to sort out an issue, or just want to feel even better overall, I suggest you take part in this mantra as well. Some […]

I’m Years from Motherhood and I’m Already Sick of Post-Baby Weight Loss Stories

By Catherine Weingarten–”Sexy, post-pregnancy body” articles don’t just affect pregnant women and mothers. This is my story of learning how to be critical of these messages and think for myself. Growing up, I was an avid trashy magazine reader. Okay, I’ll admit that I still read them, but in a more distanced way. There was […]

What Do You Know About The Female Athlete Triad?

Graciously re-posted from Gurze Publications.  One way we can make significant progress in addressing eating disorders in schools, is to educate athletes, coaches and trainers about the Female Athlete Triad.  In particular, there are certain elements that could eventually prevent onset of Female Athlete Triad altogether. According to Karen Sossin, MS, CDN, “The triad is […]

Fits and Starts

  Fit Now there’s a helluva word. Think about it…how could one itty bitty word elicit such a broad spectrum of feelings, images, and associations? Throwing a fit If the shoe fits Misfit The perfect fit Fit for life Fit to stand trial  When I worked in an inpatient psychiatric hospital for adolescents, one of […]

Stepping out of My Comfort Zone

May 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Exercise, Fitness

This guest post is from Love 2 Eat in PA Good or bad, I’m not someone that frequently steps out of my comfort zone.  I am someone who lives a pretty structured life. I have my routines of workouts, eating, what my days are like, etc., and that gives me comfort. I have read some […]

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