"‘When you look at a lot of media, the message is everybody’s on a diet, everybody needs to lose weight or restrict,’ says Colorado-based psychotherapist and former U.S. marathon champion Jane Welzel. ‘Instead of how do you support your lifestyle through nutrition, the message is reduce carbs and fats, or this has a high glycemic index, or don’t eat too many bananas. It’s the sound bites, the headlines, that grab attention. Then people add it to their list of rules. It’s totally out of context…’"
Running On Empty; Runner’s World
via The Exercist
"The most important thing is to not allow a minor indulgence over the weekend get in the way of continued success. Being kind to yourself — even after a “mistake” — is the better option that will allow you to reach your goals. Just be sure to head back to the gym on Monday!"
— Fit Sugar: Why Guilt Doesn’t Work for Weight Loss