Exercise

Dr. Drew Talks With Expert On Exercise Bulimia

Is there really anything wrong with lots of exercise? After all, some addictions can be good, can’t they? Not so, says Patricia Pitts, chief executive officer of the Bella Vita Eating Disorder Treatment Program in Los Angeles. What is exercise bulimia? Pitts recently appeared on the Dr. Drew show to discuss the topic of “exercise …

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Exercise Bulimia Hard To Detect Today

With the fitness craze taking place today, it can be hard to spot exercise bulimia: “As a sophomore at Monte Vista High School in Danville, Calif., Brett Zorich was a record-setting track star who left rivals in her dust. Ultimately, however, her fiercest opponent turned out to be herself. While experiencing a 5-inch growth spurt …

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Kids Who Play “Active” Video Games No More Physically Active

A new study published in the February 27th edition of Pediatrics has determined that kids who play “active” video games are no more physically active than their peers who played inactive video games. 78 children between the ages of 9 and 12 participated in the new 12 week study. They were divided into 2 groups, …

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Small Amount Of Exercise Beneficial According To Doctor/Author

The author of the book Antiaging 101 has suggested that a 20 minute workout (or even less) can benefit people who are usually unenthusiastic about exercising. Dr. Frank Comstock’s exercise plan is appealing to those individuals who may become easily discouraged when faced with a more intense workout plan, or people who simply lack the …

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