WTF Fun Fact – Champagne And Rat Poison For Energy Drink

In the early 1900’s, marathon and other distance runners were given champagne, brandy, or strychnine (now known as rat poison) as a form of “energy drink” during long races. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Athletes Once Downed Champagne—and Strychnine—for Energy Boost – InsideHook

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