April and Melanie Boultbee went from casual runners, to competitive ultra-marathoners. And if they think a nice, cold beer after a race does the body good, it must be…right? This is what the experts say:

While carbohydrates refuel the body, protein is the key to rebuilding and repairing muscles, said Clark…If you are looking for a drink to replenish your body after your workout you are better off choosing juice or chocolate milk.

If you want the best for your bod, we say stick to the advice above. But there’s nothing wrong with a little indulgence after a race — just pick wisely.

(via Running and beer go together for these two Toronto athletes)

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