Recovering from Compulsive Exercise: iMove, Meditation and Mindfulness

Published on: 9th February, 2022

Disclaimer - In this episode we talk about our experiences with disordered eating and disordered exercise behaviours/thoughts. Please take care if listening.

In this episode of the MyoMinds Podcast I speak with Amy Gardner. Amy is a registered dietitian with over 20 years of experience using psychology, mindfulness and yoga as tools to help improve peoples relationships with exercise and food. Amy is also the author of the book "iMove, Helping Your Client Heal From Compulsive Exercise" which educates around compulsive exercise and outlines the iMove Method.

During our discussion we spoke about:

  • Both of our relationships with exercise
  • Why Amy decided to write iMove
  • How the iMove method works
  • The ways meditation and mindfulness can affect our relationships with exercise
  • Our experiences with the spiritual side of meditation and mindfulness

You can also find Amy on social media:

Instagram: @imovewithamy and @mwnutr

Facebook: @imovemethod and @MetroWestNutr

Website: metrowestnutrition.com (iMove website in development)

You can also get a free e-copy of her book at: imovebook.com

Please remember that no episode of the MyoMinds Podcast can be used as a replacement for medical advice and/or care.

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MyoMinds Podcast
Demystifying mental health in the exercising community
The MyoMinds podcast is here to start the discussions around disordered eating, exercise addiction, muscle dysmorphia, and everything in-between within exercisers.

Our guests include professional athletes, Experts, Doctors, coaches, experts by experience, and more.

The podcast is hosted by the CEO of MyoMinds, George Mycock. He has personal experience with eating disorders, muscle dysmorphia, depression, and anxiety.

*Disclaimer: The MyoMinds Podcast can not be used as a replacement for medical help. If you are struggling with issues related to the content of this podcast, please speak to a medical professional or one of the many available mental health charities (e.g. The Samaritans helpline: 116 123).*

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George Mycock

I am the CEO of MyoMinds and the host of the MyoMinds Podcast. I'm a fitness enthusiast who has lived experience with eating disorders, compulsive exercise, and body dysmorphia. I want to improve the understanding of mental health within the fitness and sport community.