Updated: Nov 27, 2019
You've been told a hundred times about that miracle drug called exercise and how wonderful it is. All the hype is based on something, because exercise truly can be wonderful, but there's a fallout to the almost-religious devotion to fitness that we're seeing in our culture. It's a complicated topic because exercise does have many benefits, but how do you know when it's too much of a good thing? How do you go about finding the right balance for you? In her new podcast episode, intuitive eating coach Rena Reiser and I untangle this topic and discuss:
how exercise can serve many functions
recognizing compulsive exercise
the consequences of excessive exercise
functional hypothalamic amenorrhea
how running can sometimes mean running away
how slowing down can be tough but can lead to inner peace
the definition of joyful movement
ways to fit joyful movement into your life
how Health at Every Size can save the day
You can listen to the podcast episode here.
I hope you enjoy it and find it useful in your life!