Bulimia exercise is a subset of the bulimia mental illness in which a person is forced to exert in an effort to burn calories from food energy and fat reserves to an excessive level that negatively affects their health. The damage normally occurs by not giving the body enough rest for sports recovery compared to their exercise levels, leading to increasing levels of decay. If the person eats a normally healthy and adequate diet, but exercises levels that they know require higher levels of nutrition, this can also be considered a form of anorexia.
Exercise Bulimia can sometimes go unnoticed because exercise is something that is considered healthy, but just because a person looks healthy does not mean they are. Compulsive exercises will often plan their life around exercise just as those with eating disorders plan their lives around eating (or not eating). Other indications of compulsive exercise are: