Alpine Health Club Logo
Facebook Logo Twitter Logo

The Health Club, where good health begins!

Alcohol
Alpine Membership Offer
Back to Health & Fitness Advice

Alcohol

What is wrong with an alcoholic drink?

Nothing at all as long as it doesn't get out of hand. If your drink is more than a small amount and it becomes a regular feature in your life then you could be heading for trouble. Drinking too much alcohol or even a little at the wrong time can cause problems. Not just hangovers but accidents at home, at work and on the road. It can also seriously damage your health, your family and your self-esteem, not to mention your pocket.

What Happens when you drink?

  • By drinking more than the safe levels of 14 units per week for women and 21 units for men,
    health can be seriously damaged, affecting the throat, liver, heart, pancreas, reproductive organs and stomach.
  • Drinking dehydrates your body and lowers the levels of sugar in the blood resulting in a hangover. Low blood sugar levels produce the feeling of drowsiness, weakness, trembling, faintness
    and hunger.
  • Alcohol is a depressant drug. It can act as a tranquilliser reducing stress for moderate drinkers. However, heavy drinking can increase stress when the drinker becomes tolerant to the effects.
  • Alcohol can stop the body absorbing and using vitamins, resulting in stress on the brain, liver and other organs, affecting appearance and your ability to fight off infection.
  • Messages take longer to travel along the nerves to the brain, resulting in the dulling and slowing down of the brains responses and reactions. Thought and co-ordination also suffer.

Drinks are high in calories:

Alcoholic Drinks Calories

Results of Heavy Drinking

The following problems can occur due to heavy drinking:

  • Alcohol dependency
  • Vitamin B deficiency
  • Rise in blood pressure
  • Obesity
  • Increased tendency of strokes
  • Increased risk of developing cancer of the throat, mouth, stomach and lungs
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Pneumonia
  • Suicide
  • May cause death if combined with tranquillisers, sleeping pills and marijuana, etc.

How to Reduce the Impact of Your Drinking Habits:

  • Try to plan how much you will drink and stick to it.
  • Sip your drink slowly and make it last longer, do not gulp it down.
  • Always dilute drinks if possible; top up spirits with mixers.
  • Try to do some other activity whilst drinking, e.g. eating, talking.
  • Do not keep alcohol in the house.
  • Do not drink everyday, aim for 3 or 4 alcohol free days each week.
  • Do not drink alone.
  • Alternate alcohol with alcohol-free or low-alcohol drinks.
  • Try to drink single measures of spirits or half pints of beers.
  • Work out how much money you spend on drink and when you have cut down assess the savings, then reward yourself with a fitness membership, and enjoy the NEW YOU!

EVERYONE CAN DO IT IF THEY REALLY WANT TO!!! LET US HELP YOU...

Click for change Band
Thank you for your ‘Try Our Club’ request Your 3 Day Pass for Alpine
Health Club March will be
sent to you shortly.
If you don’t receive your pass
please check your Junk E-Mail box.

FREE 5-DAY PASS

Simply fill in your details, and we will send you a "FREE 3 Day Guest Pass" with our compliments.

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 6.30 - 21.00
Saturday 8.00 - 16.00
Sunday 8.00 - 14.00
Facebook Logo
  • Alpine Health Club
    LET'S GO!! Make this week your best yet - let us help you to become even better this week!!

    25th September 2017 8:08

  • Alpine Health Club
    Say NO MORE 😁 we look forward in welcoming you to the alpine 😊family.... #alpinehealthclub #gym #fitness #family #fun #happyplace #stressfree #support #help #achieveyourgoals #winners #friends #visitus 👋

    22nd September 2017 15:15

  • Alpine Health Club
    😁

    21st September 2017 15:15

  • Alpine Health Club
    We are open 6:30 am in the morning - let's be seeing you 😁 ..... get back to it!!

    17th September 2017 9:09

  • Alpine Health Club
    Start your weekend with a FAB workout to keep you feeling GREAT this weekend :)

    15th September 2017 9:09

  • Alpine Health Club
    Have you tried one of our fab new classes yet? If not, WHY NOT!! Your missing out on so many benefits and so much fun!! Speak to any team member for more info on upcoming classes.

    10th September 2017 9:09

  • Alpine Health Club
    Squats the way to do it!! Mark squatted himself to victory in our latest challenge of single leg squats, totalling an incredible 109. Well done mark - now onto the next challenge!!

    6th September 2017 8:08

  • Alpine Health Club
    Speak to any of our reps registered fitness consultants on how we can help improve your longterm health and wellness

    5th September 2017 7:07

How to find us

One Life Live it Well
bicycle People walking