Lindsey Cortes is a runner and dietician who specializes in helping women athletes overcome the challenges of disordered eating and negative body image through her business Rise Up Nutrition. She brings both professional knowledge and her own personal experiences with body image and nutritional challenges to her business practice.

Here, Lindsey shares the personal details of how she’s navigated her own unhealthy eating habits and body image challenges, to arrive at a place of peace and wellness on both fronts. Lindsey talks about how intuitive eating has led her to be able to nourish her body to perform its best–as an athlete, mom, and business owner. She also talks about body acceptance, moving toward appreciating the shape her body takes when it’s healthiest and performs its best. Lindsey also recognizes that this journey is a process with ups and downs, and the tools we develop can be used for a lifetime.

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