Rob Archuletta of Stay Invincible Cross Fit in Pueblo, Colorado shares with us his story of weight gain in early recovery and how and why he went about losing with weight and getting into shape.
Joe P. of ROCovery Fitness in Rochester, New York, teaches a Saturday bootcamp. In this video, he shares with us why his exercise class for addiction recovery works for people interested in kicking addiction’s ass. FMI: ROCoveryfitness.org
When I train to compete in physique competitions, I cut back on carbs and dehydrate for the two days before the competition. In this video, I share how this impacts my physical and mental condition in ways that are not positive and why it’s important to provide your body with the nutrients and water it needs in recovery.
Lots of people in recovery including me suffer from anxiety. In this video, I interview Amanda W., of ROCovery Fitness, about how she uses exercise and eating clean to help manage her anxiety. I hope you enjoy … Tom
I recently attempted to summit Mount Rainier in Washington State. I didn’t make it to the 14,500 summit but I did climb to 11,200. I plan to get some experience this winter climbing on ice and will give Rainier another go in 2018. Totally beautiful mountain. Hope you enjoy …
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Tim Mustion of Boca Raton, Florida and the CrossFit gym, CrossFit HYPE shares with us his recovery/exercise experiences. After years of mixing drugs and alcohol with CrossFit, I got sober in September 2015 and worked the Twelve Steps. I soon found out that getting involved in the community, being held accountable, and helping others both inside the CrossFit gym and in AA meetings has strengthened my recovery ten-fold and has allowed me to do things I never thought possible. CrossFit and recovery go hand in hand, healing the mind, body, and spirit.
Outside Issues are of critical importance to your recovery. In this video, I share about how I integrate the Twelve Steps into my preparation to compete in men’s physique competitions. I hope you enjoy it and would love your feedback …
“Exercise is a Working Version of the Twelve Steps.” That’s a quote from Samantha S. of ROCovery Fitness in Rochester, New York. Check out this interview and what Samantha has to say about the role of exercise and nutrition, often called outside issues, to success in working the Twelve Steps.
ROCovery fitness is a pioneering organization in addiction recovery and recently opened the first active sober living community center in New York State. They do amazing work and are saving lives with their innovative programming. I had to see what they are doing for myself and recently visited. Here’s the story of how ROCovery Fitness came to be… FMI ROCcoveryfitness.org.
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