Fit Over 50: Jim Houle

City/Town of Residence: Riverside

Age: 50

Occupation: Vice President, Majestic Honda

Your sport or fitness activity: Working out at 212 Health and Performance

What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?: Jumping over a 12-foot wall at the Tough Mudder without any help

What motivates you?: The people I work out with

Best local eats: Avenue N, The Grange, and Broadway Bistro

Famous person you would like to have dinner with: Harrison Ford

What’s on your nightstand?: A lamp, a Brita bottle of water, and my phone

Favorite cheat meal/snack: Chocolate

What do you like to do in your downtime?: Go out to eat and hang out with friends

Best thing about living in RI: The people

One thing people don’t know about you: I was partially paralyzed in 2005 as a result of a terrible car accident.

Favorite quote: “When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.” –Abraham Lincoln

Fitness tip for RI Fit Readers: Never stop.

Additional Comments: After my accident 9 years ago, I had no idea that I would ever be able to do the things I am now capable of. Thank you to all the staff at 212 Health and Performance for helping me get my life back.

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