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Is exercise addiction detrimental to your running? with Heather Hausenblas

Dr. Heather Hausenblas PhD, is a physical activity & exercise addiction expert, researcher, and author. Also, she is a co-author of 5 scientific books, and has published over 100 scientific journal articles. 

So, today we discuss the fascinating topic of exercise addiction. Here are the topics:

  • Firstly, the difference between exercise addiction and exercise committed.
  • Typical behaviour and characteristics for someone who is addicted to exercise.
  • The consequences associated with this addiction.
  • The involvement of social media & health devices on the running population.
  • Lastly, strategies & measures to help exercise addiction.

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