Over Exercise Questions

Some Days I Feel Like I Have A Problem, Other Days I Don’t. I Have Raced Bikes And Running Competitively So I Can Always Justify My Overexercising Because Someone Else Is Always Doing More….What Is Too Much Exercise?

I Think The Main Issue Is janurse427 – 01/28/2009 – 13:49 I think the main issue is what drives you to exercise? Do you strive to “balance” your food intake to how much you exercise? Do you find joy in exercising? If your exercising is obsessive, and tied in to your eating behaviors, as if …

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Marathon Training Gone Bad?

I Am Deployed To Iraq And kwilliams81 – 08/15/2009 – 05:43 I am deployed to Iraq and decided while I was over here to begin training for a marathon to preoccupy my time. I have always really enjoyed running and exercise, and still do. The first 4 months went by without incident. However, lately, I …

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I’ve Been In A Relapse And Am 5’7″ And Weigh Around 113-110. The Last 1-1.5 Months I’ve Been Exercising More, Anywhere From 75-90 Mins 3x A Week. I’ve Been Losing Weight, But Afraid To Exercise Less B/C I’m Afraid I’ll Gain Weight. Help!

Hi, If You Eat Healthy Foods Tammy Mahan – 12/04/2010 – 21:37 Hi, If you eat healthy foods and exercise a little less say 40 minutes 3X a week then you should be able to maintain your current weight. However, 110-113 seems to be underweight. You should not gain weight if you a following a …

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I’m 17 And I Work Out All The Time.I’m Constantly Counting Calories In What I Eat And I Make Myself Feel Guilty If I Have Something Like A Cookie Or Milkshake.Is This And Eating Disorder And What Can I Do To Stop Feeling Guilty And Over Exercising?

Daphne….Your Description Of janurse427 – 06/15/2010 – 05:19 daphne….your description of your problems sound very much like those of an eating disorder, but you need to see a doctor or therapist to be assessed and get the help you need. The earlier you seek help, the better chance for quick recovery! Does your family know …

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I Have Been Falling Into Over Exercise To Cope With Anxiety Which Is Hindering My Anorexia Recovery. How Do I Cope W/ Anxiety Without Over Exercising? I Need To Gain Wght But The Exercise Is Contradictive. What’re Hlthy Ways To Cope With Anxiety.

Ajmcc91…Anxiety Is A Very janurse427 – 05/19/2010 – 16:12 ajmcc91…anxiety is a very hard thing to deal with. I know from personal experience! Some things that helped me were journaling, listening to music, and talking to people about things that were interesting to me. The thing that helped me the most was forcing myself to …

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I Feel Obligated To Exercise Even When I’m Sick (Or When I’ve Eaten,) Have Blisters All Over My Foot. And Over Exhausted. Plus, I Usally Eat Low Calorie Foods. I Constantly Worry All The Time About My Weight And What I Eat.. Whats Wrong With Me?

Michelle…Hi…I Won’t janurse427 – 09/14/2010 – 17:24 Michelle…Hi…I won’t diagnose you, but based on what you share, you may be suffering from an exercise obsession, along with an eating disorder. You don’t have to suffer this way. It would be good if you would see a therapist or doctor who specializes in eating disorders, and …

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