Some very good racers allow themselves ONE glass of wine or beer to relax the night before a race, so drinking like every day is a pre-race day is an excellent strategy. But I must fess up: I enjoy wine way too much and struggle to stop at one, so much so that I have taken to abstaining during weekdays to curb consumption. Why? Because it’s seriously messing with tip #10, my big-picture reason for striving for super fitness not to mention tips #1 through #9. And while one cuppa can be relaxing and even have health benefits, two or three increases levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which reduces levels of natural human growth hormone by as much as 70 percent, and that youth-enhancing hormone is what we need coursing through us to stall aging and even turn back that clock. Click to see all the tips.