Friday, March 13, 2009

Alcohol Delays Recovery

The delay in recovery to damaged muscles was clear even 60 hours post event (that’s day three).

The concluded that acute intake of alcohol in the three hours post-match (race in our case) significantly affected recovery of muscles.

source: coachdeanherbert

MY COMMENT: Subjects in this study had 6 alcoholic drinks over 90 minutes. It's not clear what was measured other than "eccentric exercise induced muscle damage".
3 days??

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