Sweating To Sobriety: Exercise Group Helps Recovering Addicts

07/31/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011
  • Kate Dailey blog.newsweek.com

More than 13 years ago, as Scott Strode was struggling to get his drinking and drug use under control, the gym in Boston where he boxed offered refuge. "All the guys in the gym were sober because they were training for fight," says Strode, 37. "It was a place I could go where I knew there wouldn't be any pressure to use or drink.

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