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The Hash House Harriers Were Right, Beer and Running Do Mix

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Dr. Manuel J. Castillo, a professor of medical physiology at the University of Granada School of Medicine in Spain, conducted a study to the effects of beer and running. After having 16 active men run on a treadmill and then down either water or a beer, he found that "a moderate amount of beer after exercise didn't adversely affect these young athletes' recovery."

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Jess Swanson is a staff writer at New Times. Born and raised in Miami, she graduated from the University of Miami’s School of Communication and wrote briefly for the student newspaper until realizing her true calling: pissing off fraternity brothers by reporting about their parties on her crime blog. Especially gifted in jumping rope and solving Rubik’s cubes, she also holds the title for longest stint as an unpaid intern in New Times history. She left the Magic City for New York to earn her master’s degree from Columbia University School of Journalism, where she spent a year profiling circumcised men who were trying to regrow their foreskins for a story that ultimately won the John Horgan Award for Critical Science Journalism. Terrified by pizza rats and arctic temperatures, she quickly returned to her natural habitat.
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