Do runners suffer less from Holiday Hangover?

The Holidays are a time when lots of people eat more than they should! Many people suffer from a sort of Holiday Hangover. Hence all the New Year's resolutions to go on a diet, and exercise more!

But as a runner, you already exercise. And runners often have healthy eating habits. I went for a run on Christmas Day, and even though I ate a bit more than usual, I still feel fine. Because I know I burned the extra calories right off in advance!

So I was wondering: do runners suffer less from a Holiday Hangover?

Because I think they do! Suffer less I mean.

What do you think?
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3 comments:

  1. Nope! Unfortunately athletes are not immune to holiday hangovers! Wish this were the case, but alcohol can affect performance and recovery.

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  2. But my hypothesis is that runners won't drink as much, because their lifestyle is generally more healthy!

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  3. Good question! I think runners definitely benefit from all the extra feel good endorphins and the benefits of getting fresh air and moving our bodies. So I'm going to agree!!

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