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Christine Luff

Should I Run With a Hangover?

By May 5, 2013

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Today is Cinco de Mayo, and if you're planning on celebrating with a few margaritas or Mexican beers, you may want to skip that run tomorrow. Why? Well, drinking alcohol doesn't mix with running because alcohol has a dehydrating effect. So if you're feeling hungover at the start of your run, you're actually starting your run dehydrated, which is never a good thing. If you really want to drink tonight and run tomorrow, try to limit yourself to one alcoholic beverage and be sure to drink plenty of water.


May 5, 2013 at 9:54 pm
(1) TP says:

I was 18 in the Marine Corps and we all used to run hungover all the time!! Brutal 13+ mile runs. I would die today that’s for sure.

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