Like some other people said here, listen to your body, but if you're really sick you should rest, and sleep is the best rest. Don't feel guilty because your body really needs all the energy from the food you eat to cure itself. I had small colds that still let me workout, but I also made the mistake of thinking that it's only a small cold and went out to workout and then I felt even more sick.
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I could not continue my routine when I was recently sick. I couldn't eat for two days. I am feeling much better now, and I am getting back in my groove.
I don't continue my routine when I'm sick. If I'm not feeling too bad, I may take a walk instead. If I'm beat, though, I just take a day off. No guilt.
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It's okay to give yourself some rest. Listen to your body.
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Remember that both exercise and illness are stressors on your body, therefore taking some time off to let your body recover may be the way to go. This is a life-long journey, therefore, exercise should be a part of your new way of living. In other words, there will be many days to make up for the days you miss do to your illness.
I hope you feel better soon! Nancy
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depends how bad you really feel. If you are that bad, then don't do it.
There was a time I thought I could and I did, and ended up I felt better after doing it. But everyone is different and sometimes you just need to listen to your body and REST, REST, REST to recover.
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I am sick and I want to rest instead of do my normal workout for the day. What would you do? I am feeling a bit guilty about this, but I don't want to get sicker...
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