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Beetle wrote:It also comes down to the pressures of elite sport and the comparison with others, I often get told that if I just dropped 10 kilos or so I'd be moving a boat a lot faster and therefore be a lot more competitive and things like that really show up in my body image.
Beetle wrote:Electrongirl - that's kind of the way I feel, I think I've got a bit to lose but not 10kg, it is hard though, cos success in rowing is something i want sooo much that I would almost do anything for it.
Fiona - I'm 174cm tall and in this photo I'm about 67kg. I only row at the moment, I used to swim and play state level netball, basketball and tennis but my knees and ankles don't like me too much anymore. I got picked up for talent search for rowing almost 4 years ago and that's all I've done ever since. We train 13 - 15 times a week, so it's pretty full on.
would you put your health on the line for it? because thats how eating disorders start. I honestly don't think you have anymore weight to lose. I can't see any where on your body that isn't already very slim. you should put your health before anything.
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