Me - “I have no friends.” My Coach - “You have a friend! She’s just 8 lanes wide and 400 meters around.”
this is my life.
Sign the petition against Pro-Anorexia websites with Italian Vouge!
”Vogue Italia, the magazine par excellence that deals with and promotes aesthetics and beauty, has decided to make use of its authority and its readers on the web (over one million of contacts per month), to battle against anorexia and collect signatures with the final goal of shutting such sites down. ”
”Ana embodies nervous anorexia and is the protagonist of many blogs advocating ana – pro-ana.
The authors of such on-line secret diaries talk about Ana as if she was a dear friend, they defend her when she is attacked by outsiders and look up at her as a symbol of perfect beauty.
In reality, Ana is a serious illness that can lead to death and such blogs are extremely dangerous because they list detailed instructions on how to become anorexic with their authors supporting each other in the effort of achieving their ultimate goal: lose weight.”
!! GET ME OFF THINSPO SITES !!
I don’t do it for the gap between my thighs.
I do it for the gap between me and the guy behind me on the racecourse.
I don’t do it for the hip bones.
I do it for healthy bones that will carry me through the rest of my life.
I don’t do it for the flat stomach.
I do it for the ripped one that’s packed with muscle.
I don’t run away from my fears and problems.
I run towards my goals.
I don’t do it for you.
I do it for me.
As a guy I don’t feel like this totally relates to me, but I am in love whoever came up with this, so reblogging for my lady followers.
some of my daily snacks..
Lately “five-fingered” shoes have become a craze. The idea is that they help you attain better running form because it feels like you are running barefoot. While they may improve your form, there are other factors to be aware of.
Humans evolved to run on dirt, not pavement, and running…
I have got to start sitting less! (via Lifehacker, my fave blog of all time)
Click through to view the ENTIRE infographic (there’s much more info and much more graphic)