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Is There a Smart Way to Day Drink?

The season of alcohol-soaked occasions is upon us. Learn to survive it in good spirits.

The Kentucky Derby, the day that launched a thousand Juleps, ushered in a new season of events that involve cocktails somewhere around noon. And as enjoyable as sipping champagne at a bridal shower or beer at a baseball game may be, an early start time can have it's pitfalls. "Because daytime drinking often accompanies a special occasion, we tend to treat it differently, giving it that 'oh just this one time' quality and setting aside the normal precautions that we usually follow," says Sue Stanley, a Tier 4 trainer in Tribeca. 

This year, let someone else sweat tequila or slur their words. Follow our expert tips to navigate the season with your judgment and health intact.