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5 Tips and Benefits of Starting a Walking or Running Program in Recovery with Amber Graziano

To 50 and Beyond - Sobriety for Midlife Women

Release Date: 04/12/2023

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Episode 244 

 

Have you wanted to start a walking or running program but aren’t sure where to start? 

If you are someone who is working on sobriety and recovering from alcohol use, exercise is one of the most beneficial tools to add to your toolbox. 

My guest, Amber Graziano is a passionate expert in not only running but in building a running community and events for folks in recovery. 

Amber Graziano, the Founder of Recovery Road Runners. Recovery Road Runners is a community that supports and inspires sober runners with resources, events, training, and community. 

Amber is a sober mom of 2, a long-time distance runner, and an advocate for finding purpose in getting outside in nature and either walking or running, or both! 

Amber talks about her road to recovery, and what happened the night she decided to quit drinking. 

 

Other topics we discussed:

  • The difference between how Amber felt running when hungover vs. sober 
  • How being a single mom and going through divorce helped her to realize her drinking wasn’t sustainable
  • How running or walking helps you stay sober 
  • Why walking is a great tool for weight loss. 
  • The importance of heart rate training 
  • How community impacts recovery and running 

 

Thank you for listening, my friend. I appreciate you. 

Peace!

 

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