In 2015, the National Drug Use and Health Survey reported that 95 percent of people in need of special abuse therapy did not receive this help. Moreover, they did not even realize they needed it. 
Jay Maryniak is among the other 5 percent. This personal trainer and functional fitness expert is on his own level as someone who takes his recovery a step further and turns old addictions into an absolute obsession for sports activities. He is also capable of performing Jay Maryniak's Impossible One-Take Training on his own level. But that's a little later in the story.
After Maryniak struggled with substance abuse from the age of 1
This question, beyond the depths of despair, led him to ask his family for help. The clouds broke in his head and he took the step that many were too caught to even recognize him. And since then he has been physically and mentally moving at a rapid pace.
If you look at Jay Maryniak today, one of the coolest things about him is the fact that he does not specialize in just one sport. At the core of his healthier lifestyle and functional training style is mastery of all things related to the gym, from strength to conditioning, to acrobatics close to the border. All this while I was treating Type 1 diabetes.
"I do not just want to do CrossFit or be a bodybuilder," says Maryniak. "I want to do powerlifting and backflip, and then make a triple gossip and jump 50 inches in the air. Well, that just teases me."
Maryniak shows you are never too deep. He switched from a life of substance abuse to a life of substance – and never looked back.
- Lipari, R.N., Park-Lee, E. & Van Horn, S. (2016). America's need and receipt of a substance application treatment in 2015. In the CBHSQ report. Administration of Substance Abuse and Psychiatric Services (US).