Friday, February 3, 2012

Exercise addiction

  • Sign up to stay up to date on the latest Drugs headlines via email. Not long ago, a guy named Brian emailed me and told me the tragic story of a friend of his, a master swimmer and "finisher of many Ironman triathlons," as Brian recalled.
  • (AlterNet)
  • "They become preoccupied with whatever they use as rewarding activity, whether that be sex, drugs, alcohol, food or exercise.
  • (Vail Daily News)
  • Shame is an exercise in sadness so deep and aching that its like plunging ever downward into a midnight-black lake and never touching the bottom.
  • (Fresno Bee)
  • Pin badge collecting may not be a hobby immediately associated with the Olympics, but a gathering of pinheads in Stratford revealed their addiction is fuelled by would be frowned upon - the aim of this exercise was to get mutually beneficial swaps.
  • (BBC News)
  • America's sugar addiction is out of control HEALTHeME is comprised of a team of health professionals with expertise in clinical nutrition, exercise science and behavior science.
  • (Columbian)
  • The Field Guide to Life marries Hazeldens expertise in addiction recovery with mobile technology as well as motivators such as meditation, honesty and exercise.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The brain abnormality identified by the researchers makes it more difficult for individuals to exercise self-control. This research will help understanding about why some people with a family history of drug abuse are at a higher risk of addiction than others.
  • (MSN India)
  • Drug addicts and their non-addicted siblings share certain features in the brain, suggesting a susceptibility to addiction is inherited but is that make it more difficult for them to exercise self-control.
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  • In recovery from addiction, it is important to change your lifestyle to include abstinence from alcohol and drugs; involvement in healthy relationships; good nutrition, rest and exercise; and working to resolve ones personal problems.
  • (Examiner)

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