Symptoms of Exercise bulimia

Compulsive exercisers will often schedule their lives around exercise just as those with eating disorders schedule their lives around eating (or not eating). Other indications of compulsive exercise are:

    * Missing work, parties or other appointments in order to work out
    * Working out with an injury or while sick
    * Becoming unusually depressed if unable to exercise
    * Working out for hours at a time each day
    * Not taking any rest or recovery days
    * Defining self-worth in terms of performance
    * Justifies excessive behavior by defining self as a "special" elite athlete

It is very unhealthy and can result in panic attacks, heart failure, and/or other severe problems, even death.