Run Your Way to Better Body Image

Thirteen years ago, I became a marathoner for the first time.

Crossing that finish line forever changed the way I looked at my life—and my body. After all, the body that I disliked had just carried me 26.2 miles, a distance that had once seemed impossible.

If you struggle with poor self-image, running is a gift that can help you focus on all that is good about your body, while leaving the negative self-talk at home.

These insights will remind you that self-confidence and an overall positive view of your body is only a run away.

About the Author

Dorothy Beal

Dorothy Beal is an RRCA and USATF Level 1 Certified Running Coach. She became a marathoner in 2003 and hasn't looked back since. She is the creator of the I RUN THIS BODY™ and #IHaveARunnersBody MOVEments. When not training for marathons or chasing her three children around, you can find her sharing her active life in pictures on Instagram or talking about all things running on her blog at mile-posts.com.

Dorothy Beal is an RRCA and USATF Level 1 Certified Running Coach. She became a marathoner in 2003 and hasn't looked back since. She is the creator of the I RUN THIS BODY™ and #IHaveARunnersBody MOVEments. When not training for marathons or chasing her three children around, you can find her sharing her active life in pictures on Instagram or talking about all things running on her blog at mile-posts.com.

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