Amanda W.: How She Uses Exercise to Manage Anxiety

Meet Amanda W., who is a member of ROCovery Fitness in Rochester, New York.  Like me and so many others in addiction recovery, Amanda suffers from anxiety.  In this interview, she shares about how she helps to manage her anxiety with dietary modifications and exercise.  For more information about ROCovery Fitness, go to their website at www.ROCoveryfitness.org.

 

Beth A.: How She Overcame an Eating Disorder with the Help of Addict2Athlete…

Meet Beth A. of Addict2Athlete in Pueblo, Colorado.  I interviewed Beth at the “Hero Run”, a fundraiser to assist local recovery resources in Pueblo.  Hear about how Beth was able to overcome an eating addiction and restore her health.   For more information on the Addict2Athlete program, visit http://www.addict2athlete.org.

 

Provide Your Body with Nutrients and Water it Needs in Recovery

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.

Healthy Fats (Omega 3 and 6) for Addiction Recovery

Healthy fats can play an important role in your recovery by replacing sugar as an energy source. There are many more benefits to including these fats in your diet. I am joined by holistic cooking expert Melanie Albert of EXPnutrition to talk about how these fats can improve your life. FMI visit Melanie’s website at EXPnutrition.com and check out her book “A New View of Healthy Eating.”