Excercise Dependency

A recent study linked Ultrarunning with Exercise Dependency. We dive into the topic to discuss whether we believe it, how bad it is, and how it affects our own life. On a lighter note, we also discuss a recent marriage proposal at the finish line of the UTMB. Enjoy!

Links mentioned in the show:

  • Trail Runner Magazing article on the Exercise Dependency study: https://www.trailrunnermag.com/training/ultrarunners-risk-for-exercise-dependency/
  • Exercise Addiction Inventory (survey): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7044604/
  • Xiang Fuzhao’s instagram announcement of the marriage proposal https://www.instagram.com/p/CwspSQRKfGh/

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Theme music by Matt Beer. Follow him on Soundcloud at https://soundcloud.com/mattbeermusic.