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I Think I Have Exercise Addiction

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    I'm An Addict And I Like It.

    I'm an addict. I'm addicted to exercise.  I eat. I eat a lot. At least 2800 calories a day. I have to in order to keep exercising. Typical day: I get up at 6am and run.  3-6 miles.  Home - shower... on the treadmill and working - I work online - walking ---- www.surfshelf.com...
    Hypnogal Hypnogal 31-35, F Feb 22, 2012

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    Another Super Small Work Out Related Group

    Yep though, fairly sure I have it, even if I don't exercise to the point of being skin and bones. Yes, I work out daily, even though I know that is likely not healthy, for a minimum of an hour and a half and preferrably two hours or more. Combination of dance/stretch/yoga/jogging...
    Susannahjade Susannahjade 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2013

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    Obsession

    I have no doubt that I am obsessive about exercise. My problem is with the mind more than in the activity itself. Running and weight-lifting are my fixations. I have been aware of this problem for many years but only recently have I started to address it. The whole problem...
    brigseaver brigseaver 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 19, 2013

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    I Think I'm A Cycling Addict.

    About 10 years ago,I took up cycling to get in shape.250 pounds and smoking nearly three packs a day,had to do something.Things went well at ifirst,after I lost the first 70 pounds,and riding did help cut down on the cigs.But after a few years of pushing it,always riding farther...
    Arginis Arginis 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2011

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