Hooked on exercise: how to understand and manage exercise addiction
Simon & Schuster, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 224 pages
The authors discuss the causes of exercise abuse and how to get the maximum benefits from a regular exercise program without crossing the line to unhealthy amounts of activity.
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