Athletes, Honesty and a Full-Body Workout

Yulia Lipnitskaya and Gracie Gold have opened up the door for athletes to feel like it’s okay to come forward and share any struggles they have had with eating disorders or mental illness, and I think it’s time we shift how we view mental illness as a sports community; there is absolutely no shame in owning your story. In this week's video, I share my views on mental illness in athletics, namely that mental illness be viewed in the same frame as physical injury and illness.