Posted on 20/11/2014 4:57 PM By Oxygen MagAU
Cover girl Nina Silic spent years yo-yo dieting in a bid to look ‘thin’ as she pursued a dancing career followed by the focus of becoming a pro bikini model. At 25 years of age the damage she had done to her body through crash dieting and excess cardio caught up with her: she was diagnosed with adrenal fatigue, hypothyroidism and PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), and discovered her three-year hip pain was a prolonged case of tendonitis and bursitis. Following Nina’s history of crash dieting and six months off of training to rest her hip, her metabolism shut down.
Posted on 5/11/2014 5:22 PM By anonymous
The potential damages of yo-yo dieting* (the cyclical loss and gain of weight) are well known: slowed metabolism, hormone imbalances, increased risk of developing heart disease, cancer and diabetes… just to name a few. Yet it’s a fluctuation in behaviour extremely familiar to countless women – and men – worldwide