Health Tip: Taking Exercise to the Extreme
(HealthDay News) -- There's nothing wrong with practicing
healthy behaviors in moderation, and exercise is no exception. But
can overdo it.
The Nemours Foundation mentions these warning signs of being a
- Refusing to skip a workout even when tired, injured or
- Exercising out of obligation, rather than enjoyment.
- Doubling the length of a workout after missing one.
- Obsessing over weight and burning calories, along with weight
- Increasing exercise to make up for eating more.
- Prioritizing exercise above seeing friends and family, and
participating in social activities.
- Allowing intensity and frequency of exercise to affect
- Being unable to find satisfaction in physical
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