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Posted by Word Camel on December 19, 2004

In Reply to: Vigorexia? posted by Bob on December 19, 2004

: : Hi:

: : What do you call the mindset of those men (mostly young men) who are obsessive about their physical appearance and spend most of their time in the gym, lifting weights and so on? This is not pure narcissism. It is a real syndrome. In Portuguese I have heard someone talk about 'vigorexia', but I don't know if a similar term has been coined in English.

: : JC

: Usually, fitness fanatic, with no gender restriction.