Date PostedApril 21, 2017

Can Alcohol After a Workout be Good for You

Is alcohol after a workout a good or bad thing? Although the idea of consuming a calorie heavy beer after a workout may seem bad, combining exercise and alcohol is a growing trend in Australia and overseas.

Bier Yoga is the latest craze that combines yoga with beer. Classes are popular in New York City gym Uplift Studios and arrived in Sydney recently.

The “happy hour” class combines a glass of wine or bottle of beer with a workout.

According to experts alcohol in moderation during a workout is not that bad. In fact Dr J. Leigh Leasure from the University of Houston in the US found in a study that alcohol and exercise may trigger a response in the brain’s reward centre.

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Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning, OH&S training, and web strategy firm based in Little Edward St. Spring Hill, Brisbane, Australia. Urban E-Learning provides compliance related online , Distance and Face-to-Face training products in the construction, hospitality and heavy vehicle transport sectors, to name a few. Examples include the White Card Construction induction course and the RSA - Responsible Service of Alcohol course. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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