By Dr Nicky Keay nickykeay Health is not just the absence of illness, but rather the optimisation of all components of health: physical, mental and social. Exercise has numerous benefits on all these aspects. However, a recent article in the British Medical Journal described how exercise addiction can have detrimental physical, mental and social effects. Dedication and determination are valuable qualities required to be […]
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Exercise Addiction – too much of a good thing?
Undergraduate perspective on Sports & Exercise Medicine – a BJSM blog series By Daniel Taylor-Sweet (@dtaylorsweet) We all know exercise is probably the single best activity to do if you want to keep healthy. On a daily basis we encourage patients to exercise more, persuade ourselves to go to the gym and read the innumerable public […]