Episode 64: How Alcohol Impacts Your Health And Fitness Goals

May 1, 2019

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Episode Overview

Can alcohol be a part of your life of moderation? Jen, Annie, and Lauren sit down and discuss how alcohol can impact your health and fitness goals and your life, how to assess if it’s time to make a change and how to implement that change if needed. Cheers to moderation!

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • How the United States Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee defines various levels of drinking
  • Mommy wine culture – what it is
  • Habit replacement as a way to break a habit
  • Identifying the components of a habit loop – reminder, routine, reward
  • Using small obstacles to interrupt a habit
  • Curating your environment for habit success
  • The relationship between ease of access of alcohol and consumption
  • Tracking consumption to make decisions about how much is too much
  • Separating emotion from tracking
  • How alcohol impacts hunger or perceived hunger
  • Questions to ask yourself around your alcohol consumption
  • How alcohol impacts your next day food and movement choices
  • Deciding what’s negotiable and non-negotiable for you personally
  • Physiological effects of drinking



Download a copy of this episode’s transcript here.