28 Nov '16, 9pm
Use these natural methods to cure your workout blues
Okay, so it’s not exactly a running-specific issue, but let’s be honest: After a beer mile —or just a postrun celebration —you might be under the weather the next day. “When you re-tox you need to eventually detox,” Sonnenburg says. Her cure? Forget Tylenol—opt for hydration instead. But also make sure you have enough zinc, an important cofactor in breaking down alcohol. She also recommends adding more antioxidants—especially glutathione—to your morning meal (whey protein in a blueberry smoothie should do the trick, and you can pick some up in the Runner’s World Store ) along with electrolytes to help with rehydration. The article Natural Ways to Cure Your Workout Blues originally appeared on Bicycling.