What is Binge Eating Disorder? Binge eating disorder is an eating disorder which can be distinguished by recurring episodes of compulsive overeating (usually very quickly and to the point of discomfort), while feeling a lack of control or being unable to stop. Often feelings of guilt and shame will follow an episode and these feelings can then lead to a person using food to cope … Continue reading Binge Eating Disorder
Bulimia Nervosa is a psychological and dangerous eating disorder. Typical characteristics of bulimia include binge eating, a feeling of lack of control during a binge eating session, purging after eating, and self-worth is based on one’s body shape and weight. What is binge eating and what is purging? Binge eating can be described as the consumption of an abnormally large amount of food in a … Continue reading What is Bulimia?
Anorexia Nervosa is both an eating disorder and a serious mental health condition. Typically, Anorexia is characterised by a persistent restriction or limitation of food intake which leads to a person becoming significantly underweight. People who are diagnosed with this condition are often anxious about their weight and have intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat. There is often a strong desire to be … Continue reading What is Anorexia?
‘How to lose a stone in ten days’…’These celebrities have piled on the pounds’…’Tricks to INSTANT weight loss’… these are just some of the headlines you may see on the front of a magazine. From a very young age people, particularly women and young girls, are bombarded with images of thin fashion models and told that this is the ideal form of a woman. This … Continue reading Eating disorders: The media contorting facts and your body image
We are currently living in the new age of fitness. It is now more popular than ever to grab a protein shake, go to the gym, and make sure that everyone that follows you on Instagram knows it. Once renowned as a male dominated activity, the change is clear to see that more women than ever are using the gym. However, walk into your average … Continue reading Female Gym & Diet Myths – BUSTED
With over 60 million memberships in Europe alone, it’s plain to see that the Health and Fitness industry is one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the world today. Fitness club revenues across Europe were over 26.5 billion in 2017, while the Irish fitness industry made around 230 million in membership receipts alone. So the gyms and fitness clubs are definitely benefiting from … Continue reading Why You Can’t Stick To Your Goals
Welcome to ‘Week 3 – Anger & Jealousy’ of #66days! Before beginning your #66days journey we started with setting your goals. Then the first week was all about taking advantage of your ‘Excitement & Determination’ stage with preparation; mentally and nutritionally. The second week was about dipping your toe into the gym scene and pushing that feeling of ‘Regret’ aside. Now onto the third week… … Continue reading #66days: Week 3 – Anger & Jealousy