Tag: addiction exercise

  • Addiction help, exercise, and recovery – Running to stay clean

    As we mentioned in recent posts, giving up addictive behaviors can be difficult. Research on interventions has long shown that it’s a lot easier to reshape existing behaviors than it is to stop them. Therefore, refocusing, or rechanneling, your energy into something that will improve, not devastate your life should prove easier than simply stopping […]

  • Addiction, exercise, recovery: Yoga practice and mindfulness in addiction recovery

    contributing author: Katie McGrath Continuing with our posts on the  relationship between addiction, exercise, and recovery, let’s discuss the benefits of yoga and The origins of American Yoga practice America first turned to yoga in the 60s as a way to get high without using drugs. Over the years, yoga has grown in popularity as […]

  • More CPDD Addiction research: Addiction, exercise, recovery!

    Okay, this is probably the last addiction research update I will give focusing on the Reno conference. The rest of the stuff I learned will be incorporated into future posts. I’ve written before about the relationship between exercise and recovery (see here) and I will surely write more since for me, it was a big […]