6) Stick to 1 or 2: Generally at this amount there is no hangover, the effect on sleep is minimal, you can get up and train etc the next day without a problem, and what’s more you can drive home from wherever you’ve been. I find it’s usually the first 1 or 2 drinks that taste the best and are most satisfying anyway!!
There you have it folks, unfortunately there’s no magic ‘healthy’ way of having a drink though there are certainly ways to minimise the damage and some types of alcohol with less calories and some redeeming features.
By following some or all of the tips above you can minimise the negative effects that your relationship with alcohol can have on your health and fitness pursuits and still enjoy your drink of choice!