Obsessed with eating only foods that are healthy?

Recently I was interviewed by Healthy Utah magazine about the eating disorder “orthorexia” which is an unhealthy fixation on healthy food.  It’s basically taking healthy eating to the extreme.  I shared a concept that I like to teach all of my athletes.  The 90 – 10 rule, where 90 percent of the time you eat for fuel and 10 percent for fun.  It’s important to allow yourself some freedom and understand that very few foods are “perfectly” healthy.  Read more…


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Coach Lora Erickson is an Ironman All-World athlete and certified running and triathlon coach recently competing in the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Africa in 2018. Lora was born and raised in Colorado and was to run for the University and Utah & Utah State University where she obtained a degree in Community Health Education with duel minors in Chemistry and Nutrition. Coach Lora has a true passion for health promotion and loves to share her experiences. Learn more: About Coach Lora Erickson