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Does Running Have a Drinking Problem?

December 21, 2022

A growing body of research says that no amount of alcohol is good for our fitness and health. It’s time to rethink our relationship with booze. The running culture—which is otherwise populated by protein-shake-drinking, heart-rate-tracking, health-obsessed fitness nuts—is enmeshed with drinking, and is as much a part of the fabric of the sport as energy gels. But the fact is, alcohol destroys lives and families. Running culture that glibly celebrates it is feeding that destruction. Runnersworld