Tag: lager

Nutrition Recovery

How bad for your body is that post-gym beer?

Kamal Patel is a director of Examine.com, the research-based resource on supplementation and nutrition, and a nutrition researcher with an MPH and MBA from Johns Hopkins University. He is based in San Francisco, California. Nothing quite quenches a thirst like a pint of ice-cold beer, especially at the end of a long hard week, or even at the end of a day that’s contain a long, hard and sweaty workout. And because lager contains both energy-replacing carbohydrates and hydration-helping electrolytes many a wishful drinker has been quick to toast a tough session with a couple of cold ones. But just…

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Nutrition Recovery

The truth about booze and your body

Aaron Deere is a sports nutritionist, functional medicine consultant and advanced personal trainer. He is based in London. It’s hard to always turn down invitations for after-work drinks or a weekend drink with your mates. But if you want to build the best body possible then you know that sleep is your friend and that booze is the enemy. But what is the real impact of alcohol on your body composition goals? We all know that chronic alcohol abuse can lead to many serious health conditions, including liver disease, cirrhosis, gastritis, pancreatitis and osteoporosis. You may also be aware that…

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