How to combine alcohol and sport are doctors and sports instructors — FURFUR — FURFUR
We have tried to figure out how to fight and dance. being drunk. This time FURFUR decided to go further and find out whether you can combine busines with pleasure, namely, alcohol and physical activity. Will alcoholic beverages to break sports records, enhance endurance and reduce fatigue? FURFUR decided to ask these and other questions to experts from the fields of medicine and sports and give especially desperate Amateurs drinking some useful tips.
Alcohol along with other psychotropic substances has been and remains a major taboo for profesional athletes. Why? The fact that the mechanism of action of alcohol inevitably leads to such unpleasant symptoms, such as
dehydration, a decrease in the rate of reaction and lack of coordination. Contained in alcoholic beverages is ethanol, or ethyl alcohol, — a potent substance that is released into the bloodstream within a minute after consumption. Red blood cells begin to stick together and getting into the brain, causing hypoxia, i.e. oxygen deprivation. It is the lack of oxygen in the brain is perceived by us as a condition of alcoholic intoxication. However, after a few hours of euphoria gives way to extremely unpleasant symptoms, which, as practice shows, does not stop many desperate fans of physical culture.
However, alcohol still found a place in the field of profesional sports. In shooting Federation alcohol — a mandatory component of doping control. In small quantities it reduces hand tremor and therefore is sometimes used to increase the accuracy. In addition, long walked disputes about recovering from running with beer. But more often has to combine alcohol and sport in everyday life. Each of us at least once in a drunken stupor occurred to me to catch up on the bar, hop on a bike or just run through the woods. It and is clear: alcohol is even the most frail of the alcoholic make them feel Almighty Hercules.