We know it’s not wise to exercise under the influence. But could a few alcoholic beverages each week negatively affect your workout? No cheers to that.
Barbara Brody is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health and wellness. A 15-year veteran of the magazine industry, she recently left her position as Health Director at SHAPE to tackle freelance writing along with new mommyhood. Prior to SHAPE, she spent several years at Woman's Day, where she worked on the print magazine, blogged for womansday.com, and hosted audio podcasts and web videos. Earlier in her career she held staff positions at Weight Watchers Magazine and MORE. A graduate of Cornell University, she lives in the New York suburbs with her husband and baby girl.
Articles by Barbara Brody
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