why do fit people drink more alcohol

What We're Reading About: Why Fit People Drink More

It's tough to argue with the science here. Consider the Filthy Flamingo Surf Gang "patient zero" when it comes to this discovery. We are all about ENJOYING a healthy and active lifestyle, so lets have another drink together gang. The fact is "regular exercisers drink more, but are less likely to be problem drinkers".

The article continues, "Many different studies over the years have concluded that people who exercise a lot also tend to drink more. This is mildly surprising, because in general healthy or unhealthy behaviors tend to cluster together: exercise buffs are less likely to smoke but more likely to eat a lot of Kale, for example. Admittedly, alcohol is tricky to slot into the "healthy" or "unhealthy" category because there's (much debated) evidence that light or ever moderate drinking may confer some health benefits. But I don't think Dixon's taste for beer was driven by a desire to lower his blood pressure". 

See the Full Article Here: Why Fitter People Drink More Alcohol | Outside Online


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