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How To Enjoy Alcohol Without Compromising on Your Fitness Goals

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People who exercise regularly indulge in alcohol more often than people with sedentary lifestyles, a recent study from the University of Miami reveals. The instance of drinking was found to increase the probability of vigorous exercise by roughly 10%. In fact, combining exercise with alcohol consumption is becoming a popular trend — just look at wine yoga and wine barre classes. But does drinking derail your fitness efforts? It turns out it’s possible to live a healthy lifestyle that incorporates both alcohol and exercise. The impact of alcohol on your body post-exercise Alcohol can interfere with your body’s ability to...

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Why alcohol doesn’t come with nutrition facts

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Have you ever wondered why alcohol doesn’t come with nutrition facts? There is a history behind the decisions made for putting nutrition labels on alcohol, and the video below will explain. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUOfAF4va6s It is fascinating to learn why it eventually became optional to put nutrition labels on alcohol. However, always keep in mind of how much you are drinking and be aware of the health consequences if you drink too much. If it does not have nutrition facts on it, it does not mean that you can ignore what you are putting in your body. Always be aware!

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Knowing Your Limit

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Responsible drinking of any kind of alcohol requires knowing your limit – and to do that, you need to be informed of the consequences of going past the limit. Of course, it may be tempting to be irresponsible for a night when you may be at a special occasion. Temptation can result in serious consequences if there are no back up plans for safety, such as having a designated driver to get you home. But, setting up limits is the first – and best – line of defence for safety and long-term health. Watch this video for information on how...

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