Video: Runners And The Body Image Battle

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Sep. 9, 2011
  • Updated Mar. 15, 2012 at 5:09 PM UTC

In this video professional runner Alissa McKaig of ZAP Fitness discusses distance runners and battling with body image. She explains how runners need to be careful when riding the fine line between being lean and being unhealthy.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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