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I flicked the light switch on an eating disorder

I’m Mike. I write the CyclingTips social media posts you read every day, and I have an eating disorder

Cycling almost destroyed Jani Brajkovic. Now he wants to help fix it

I have known Jani Brajkovic personally for just over a year now. We got in contact on social media and chatted about cycling in Slovenia,...

How the harsh realities of pro cycling left me with an eating disorder

Molly Weaver raced as a professional from 2015 to 2018 on several teams based in the UK and Europe. She was a trusty domestique who spent...

Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Let's talk about body image in cycling

Last year I wrote a piece on the various “dark sides” of cycling, and in recognition of National Eating Disorders Week, I wanted to revis...

Using the bike as an unexpected champion for eating disorder recovery

As cyclists, we fill our Instagram feed with post-ride breakfast, coffee and donuts. But what happens when the food in that pretty pictur...

My ongoing struggle to maintain a healthy relationship with the bike and food

One of the first things I do in the morning is weigh myself. It's also the last thing I do in the evenings. Every day. The number that I ...