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Exercise Addiction

So I'm Addicted to Exercise. Who Cares?

Anna David | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Anna David

I've long insisted that I don't have an eating disorder, a claim that has always made me gleam with pride. It's the same way I will explain to people ...

Unfriending My Fitness Pal

Ariane Machin | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Ariane Machin

They say breaking up is hard to do and well, the same can be said for those devices and technology that promise to make our life easier and wellness goals all the more closer!

How To Know If You're Addicted To Exercise

SELF | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Working out every single day is good for you, right? For some women, it can become an unhealthy obsession.

When Exercise Becomes An Addiction

Abby Heugel | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Abby Heugel

As a society, we're told over and over that it's essential to exercise, which it is -- in moderation. That's what makes it so easy to keep this addiction a secret; it's not as obvious as walking around under the influence or lighting up a cigarette.

My OCD, By The Numbers

Abby Heugel | Posted 09.20.2014 | Women
Abby Heugel

I would much rather deprive myself of certain things or stick to my rigid routine than deal with not knowing how I'll feel if I change it all up.

The Problem With Praising Someone's Results At The Gym

Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Cathy Cassata Yes, you were shocked. I was shocked, and even the judges were shocked when winner Rachel Frederickson of The Biggest Loser re...

Overcoming An Eating Disorder In Midlife: 'I Was A Walking Skeleton'

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 09.10.2012 | Fifty

When you have a food addiction, food is something that is very stressful for you. It’s just not something that comes naturally. Everything that you put into your mouth is a stressor... I’m 50 and you think that I would be wiser and I wouldn’t be quite as obsessed about it, but I don’t feel any differently than when I was in my youth.

Can Exercise Help Treat Addiction?

Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living

By Kristine Lockwood Addiction can come in any shape and form, from shopping and sex to alcohol and nicotine. And while most people won't make th...

Can You Be Addicted To Exercise? 6 Warning Signs

Posted 02.03.2012 | Healthy Living

By Laura Schwecherl Think not getting enough exercise is the only problem Americans face? People who exercise too much may be troubled as well. W...

Is it Unhealthy To Be Too Obsessed With Health?

Dana Ullman | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

A growing number of people are becoming more than concerned about their health; they are becoming obsessed with it.

PBS' 'This Emotional Life': When It Comes To Eating Disorder Recovery, Avoid The Endless 'Whys'

Troy Roness | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Troy Roness

To have a disease that is invisible to the outside world, yet almost completely deafening on the inside is extremely challenging. But to have insight to one's own personal strength is eternally rewarding.

Sweating To Sobriety: Exercise Group Helps Recovering Addicts | Kate Dailey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

More than 13 years ago, as Scott Strode was struggling to get his drinking and drug use under control, the gym in Boston where he boxed offered refuge...