a person who is regularly engaged in exercise activities who will undoubtedly encounter signs of withdrawal if removed from or prevented from engaging in their normal exercise behaviors.

ADDICTED ATHLETE: "It is said that Lance Armstrong was an addicted athlete that used performance-enhancing drugs to increase his abilities in his pursuit of winning the Tour de France."
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