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What is Exercise Addiction?
You judge a day as good or bad based on how much you exercise.
You base your self-worth on how much you exercise.
You never take a break from exercise, no matter how you feel or how inconvenient it is.
You exercise even though you are injured.
You exercise solely to influence your weight or shape.
You arrange work and social obligations around workouts.
You cancel family, school, work or social obligations to exercise.
You become angry, anxious or agitated when something interferes with your workout.
You sometimes wish you could stop, but you are unable to.
You know others are worried about how much you exercise, but you do not listen to them.
You always have to do more (laps, miles and weights) and rarely feel satisfied with what you have accomplished.
You count how many calories you burn while exercising.
You exercise to compensate for overeating.
Inadequate food intake leading to a weight that is clearly too low.
Intense fear of weight gain, obsession with weight and persistent behavior to prevent weight gain.
Frequent episodes of consuming very large amount of food followed by behaviors to prevent weight gain, such as self-induced vomiting or excessive exercise
Frequent episodes of consuming very large amounts of food but without behaviors to prevent weight gain, such as self-induced vomiting.
A feeling of being out of control during the binge eating episodes.
Feelings of strong shame or guilt regarding the binge eating.
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