On Jan 1, , J. Morgan and others published Muscle dysmorphia (bigorexia ) } organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Nutricion Parenteral y Enteral. [evaluation of Gym Users’ Diet with Muscle Dysmorphia (bigorexia)]. Gil GuillĂ©n ; Published in Nutricion hospitalaria; DOI/nh Mosley, P.E., Bigorexia: bodybuilding and muscle dysmorphia. Diet With Muscle Dysmorphia (Bigorexia). Nutricion Hospitalaria 32(1): ,

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For articles and guides on performing at your best, sign up to become a rookie member of The Performance Room for free! The causes are not known but two key ideas revolve around bigorexia as a form of obsessive compulsive behaviour and secondly, the effect of the media putting the same type of pressure on men to conform to an ideal shape as has been the case with women for years.

[evaluation of Gym Users’ Diet with Muscle Dysmorphia (bigorexia)].

The predominant characteristic of bigorexia is that regardless of time and effort spent the view is that they are not as muscular as they want, regardless of others viewpoints. This condition is more predominant in male gym goers but in recent years with the emergence of the sub culture of female bodybuilding this condition has been sparsely reported in females, this how ever does not mean that all male gym goers have this condition.

Found that normal male gym goers spend on average 40 minutes a day contemplating their physical development, in the case of bigorexia these males spend 5 hours plus a day contemplating their physical under development and how to correct it. They examine their body through mirror checks averaging 12 times a day in comparison to other male gym goers who on average mirror check three times gigorexia day Zubcevic-Basic, Males with bigorexia often overlook personal commitments such as social events, birthdays, holidays, socialising and in cases work obligations as they may interrupt training schedules.

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In reported cases the delusion of needed to grow in size has led to individuals quitting their jobs to focus more on training Zubcevic-Basic, The need to be the biggest leads to self-comparisons being drawn to other males, it has been found that when they compare themselves to others of exact nuteicion size males with bigorexia have judged themselves to be smaller and not as strong Zubcevic-Basic, In the quest to reach what they internally deem their ideal for many individuals turn to the use of anabolic steroids to gain strength and size at a quicker rate despite the many side effects associated with the use of steroids, the sub culture of bigorexia gym goers influences the use of such drugs to keep up and gain recognition from peers for their physical development.


Bigorexia has been found to influence low self-esteem, as the individual never sees their physic as ideal leading to feelings of worthlessness, despite bihorexia comments. There is limited research available to suggest a treatment for bigorexia either in groups or individuals, with the main issue being those who suffer from bigorexia do not see it as a condition but rather a bigorexla force to improve themselves regardless of the side effects it is perceived as something natural through influencing factors in the sub culture.

There is however limited research on the effectiveness of cognitive behavioural treatment highlighting changes in thought patterns towards long term and short term goals, future longitudinal research may identify treatment for bigorexia. In current society the growing prevalence towards body image in the media as well as social media may cause the sub culture of bigorexia the grow meaning this previously unknown psychological condition if not treated may cause long term side effects in the future Al-Kasadi, Modeling the behavior of fitness users in Spain: An emergent business with social and public health consequences.

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