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Biggest Loser or Biggest Addict?

By Cathy Cassata

It's hard to cut exercise addiction when everyone is praising you for it. MORE  

Teenagers and "Juicing"

By Sarah Beller

A preoccupation with "muscle-enhancing" is causing more young people to abuse supplements and steroids. MORE  

Eight Hours a Day of Celebrity Workouts

By Valerie Tejeda

A Californian woman who was dangerously obsessed with exercise before she got help tells The Fix her story. MORE  

Exercising My Demons

By Carrie Arnold

Think the treadmill can’t be just as tempting as the heroin needle? Welcome to the world of exercise addiction. MORE  

Let Me Do Sobriety My Way

By Mishka Shubaly

While I may not be your definition of sober, I am mine. So stop telling me that I’m dry, addicted to chocolate or need an exercise intervention. MORE  

"Post-Olympics Let-Down" May Trigger Addiction

By Valerie Tejeda

Olympians "dependent on exercise" may face depression and substance abuse when the games are over. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 2, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican generals are charged for cartel ties, going for Olympic gold can be addictive, and Robert Pattinson may be smoking to deal with his broken heart. MORE  

World's Second Smartest Man Is a Porn Addict

By McCarton Ackerman

Having the world's second-highest IQ doesn't stop Rick Rosner being hooked to porn, exercise and diet pills. MORE  

Escaping Addiction Through Exercise

By Sam Lansky

How can exercise help you escape the substances that once kept you stagnant? The author of the hit book The Long Run has a few words of advice.  MORE  

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