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Why I don’t advise pounding beers up after making the podium

Australia’s triathlon trio Emma Moffatt, Emma Jackson and Emma Snowsill celebrated a triumphant and history-making ITU Dextro Energy Triathlon World Championship round in Hamburg back in 2011.

It was a great day for a triathlon; my preparation was fantastic, and although there were plenty of learning lessons during the race, I managed to make second place in my age group, winning my first official medal. I probably had half dozen bottles of water after the race, a banana, and several orange slices to help replace lost carbohydrates and electrolytes. Yes, it was a great morning, and I was feeling fine. While there was lots of pizza and beer on hand at the post race expo, I felt completely satisfied with taking care of my body and enjoying the moment.

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