2) It can slow your recovery
Bouncing back from that workout may take longer if you go crazy at happy hour afterward. Scientists from Massey University in New Zealand found that those who downed 1 gram of alcohol per kilogram—about five drinks for a 160-pound man—after a weightlifting session experienced more soreness than those who drank juice. They also had higher levels of creatine kinase, an enzyme that signals tissue damage, afterward.
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