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    Stay Body Positive while Trail Running – Overweight Female Runners

    Many life-long female runners are happy to join trail running groups. However, despite being of varied ages, most still struggle with an issue related to negative body image. Notably, distorted body image (having an unlikely view of own body) is prevalent among both ultra and trail runners. Maybe you’ve previously considered the effect of running gear such as running shoes on body image? But, what’s the effect of such distorted body image? Well, such view of own body could lead to obsessive and disordered eating that could result into depression, energy deficit, and injuries. However, the issue of poor body images also spreads across different sexes, age groups, and ethnic…