Rob Lowe Beat Addiction with Fitness Regime


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Rob Lowe developed a passion for health and fitness in order to beat his battle with addiction.

The 54-year-old actor has been sober since he was 26, and says he managed to stay away from his vices by channelling his addictive behaviour into health and fitness, including falling in love with surfing.

He said: “[Health and fitness] became an outlet for all of the tension, stresses, compulsivity. I funneled the addiction, frankly, into that.”

“[With surfing,] you’re always chasing a high that you’re probably not going to ever repeat. Conditions change, so no waves ever just stay the same. Nothing can ever stay the same. Nothing.”

The former ‘Parks and Recreation’ star is unconventional about his workouts, and although most people blast their favourite gym playlist whilst they exercise, Rob prefers to…click here to continue reading