PACE Yourself: Alcohol, Addiction and Exercise

PACE Yourself: Alcohol, Addiction and Exercise

by Megan Johnson Mccullough EdD
PACE Yourself: Alcohol, Addiction and Exercise

PACE Yourself: Alcohol, Addiction and Exercise

by Megan Johnson Mccullough EdD

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Overview

PACE Yourself: Alcohol, Addiction and Exercise provides qualitative research about the influence of exercise on alcohol use disorder (AUD) recovery. In addition, the author explains how someone can benefit from exercise and explores how the PACE method could help keep new addictions at bay. PACE is an acronym for Proactive Awareness Controlling Excess. The author has developed an app of the same name which is available in the Apple store. Exercise is medicine when it comes to the recovering body and mind of an alcoholic. Physiological and psychological changes as a result of moving the body contribute to prolonged sobriety and deter the cyclical threat the nature of alcohol abuse can pose upon person in recovery.

The struggle to never become powerless to alcohol again can be kept at bay when the benefits of exercise over power the benefits alcohol used to have. However, the addictive mind can find a new habit to replace the old one. The PACE method proposes steps to become aware of replacement type behaviors with the understanding that anyone can become addicted to anything.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443133534
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 03/29/2023
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Megan Johnson McCullough is a Doctor of Health and Human Performance and owner of Every BODY’s Fit in Oceanside, CA. She is an elite NASM Master Trainer and professional natural bodybuilder. Dr. McCullough is certified from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA). She is also a certified Group Exercise Instructor by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), as well as being certified in Aqua, Cycle, Yoga, and Zumba. Megan also holds titles of Corrective Exercise Specialist, Drug & Alcohol Recovery Fitness Specialist, Fitness Nutrition Specialist and Senior Fitness Specialist. Megan is a Wellness Coach as well as a Lifestyle and Weight Management Specialist. She is a world champion natural bodybuilder, fitness model and author of 6 books. Dr. MuCullough also has a strong social media presence with over 30K Instagram followers.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Study
2. Literature Review
3. Methodology
4. Data Analysis and Findings
5. Discussion and Conclusion
6. PACE Method

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A guide for persons in the addiction and fitness related fields to better understand the nature of alcohol use disorder (AUD) recovery

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