Category Archives: Fitness Programs

Living in the Moment; How Adventure Therapy Influences the Journey Toward Sobriety

Living in the Moment; How Adventure Therapy Influences the Journey Toward Sobriety
In many cases, problems with alcohol and drugs begin as “just a bit of fun.” Getting high using substances is an easy way to remove yourself from your problems and get a short-term high that seems to help you forget your troubles. What’s more, companies spend billions of dollars to associate this feeling with having ...
3 Types of Adventure Therapy Used in Addiction Treatment

3 Types of Adventure Therapy Used in Addiction Treatment
Adventure therapy for addiction treatment combines a rigorous physical fitness program with other components of addiction therapy as a means to improve physical and mental health during the treatment process. In fact, there is evidence to support the use of physical fitness exercises as a critical component of effective treatment for prolonged exposure to the ...
4 Ways Exercise Heals the Mind, Body, and Spirit During Addiction Recovery

4 Ways Exercise Heals the Mind, Body, and Spirit During Addiction Recovery
Addiction takes a real toll on the human body. Drugs and alcohol can weaken the immune system, damage internal organs and strip the body of the ability to heal itself.  Beginning a drug detox program designed to rid the body of these dangerous toxins is the first step to total recovery. Exercise too can help ...
How an Exercise Plan Can Mitigate Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

How an Exercise Plan Can Mitigate Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms
Learn how moving your body helps your take the edge off Addiction can impact every part of a person’s life. Opiate addiction is particularly dangerous. Every day, over 115 people in America die from an opiate overdose. The use, misuse, and addiction to opioids—which includes heroin, prescription pain relievers and synthetic opioids like fentanyl—is considered to be ...