Thursday September 24, 2020

Running over the edge

We’re constantly being told we need to exercise more, but for some people the relentless pursuit of fitness descends into an unhealthy obsession.

15th March, 2008

We’re constantly being told we need to exercise more, but for some people the relentless pursuit of fitness descends into an unhealthy obsession.

Exercise can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and counteract the negative consequences of a sedentary lifestyle. But when does a healthy habit become an unhealthy addiction?

Exercise addiction - the compulsive need for exercise - is a recognised craving that can be as physically, psychologically and emotionally...

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