Researchers: for rehydrating after a workout, beer beats water. Oddly, next day, none of the researchers remembered doing the study. #tcot
— Fred Thompson (@fredthompson) February 15, 2013
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We all knew it was true, but the Vast Vegan Conspiracy and their willing partners in the media were never open enough to investigate the situation honestly. Alcohol is good for you. In fact, itâ€™s proof positive that God loves us and wants us to be happy. But now, at long last, the scientific community is coming around to see the light.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri â€“ Forget water or Gatorade. The drink of choice to rehydrate after a workout is beer.
Researchers at Granada University in Spain found beer can help retain liquid better than water alone. The results were published in the British newspaper The Telegraph.
The study involved a group of students. They were asked to work out until their body temperature reached 104 degrees.
Researchers then gave beer to half of the students and water to the other half.
Not only did the beer rehydrate the test subjects better, but the alcohol apparently served as a minor pain reliever for the aches and stresses of working out. Of course, even the eggheads running this promising study failed to see the forest for the trees, missing the one obvious solution to the entire conundrum. If you just didnâ€™t work out in the first place and stayed on the couch drinking beer, you would require neither hydration or pain relief. But weâ€™ll clearly have to be patient and bring these people around one step at a time.