Fitness Minutes: (235,058)
12,358 2/5/12 11:23 A
no, the body needs rest to recover
2/5/12 11:17 A
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20 2/5/12 9:11 A
no wont even go out when sick
Fitness Minutes: (70,484)
207 2/2/12 1:28 P
Generally I will workout when I am sick, just depends on how bad I feel and what is bothering.
Like today and yesterday, I have not worked out because I had oral surgery and am on pain meds...so I won't workout because I don't want to add insult to injury (stepping wrong, etc and cause serious injury to myself).
I try to walk and it feels good to keep your body moving so your not stiff
Fitness Minutes: (105)
2/1/12 5:31 P
As a service to others, I stay out of the gym when I'm not feeling well. Also, I figure if you're coming down with something your immune system is already challenged and you don't need the possibility more germs invading your body, making you sicker.
Otherwise I go with the "neck test". If my symptoms are all neck and above (little stuffy, sore throat, anything but fever) I stick to the plan the best I can. Below the neck (stomach aches, sore/stiff muscles with other symptoms) I take a rest until I feel better.
Fitness Minutes: (439)
2/1/12 5:26 P
Depends on how I feel. I never exercise if I have a fever though.
Fitness Minutes: (10,080)
2/1/12 4:13 P
Fitness Minutes: (11,609)
2/1/12 3:59 P
Fitness Minutes: (100,246)
2/1/12 3:37 P
it depends on how sick. If it's just a cold, sure. But I try to stay away from the gym so I don't get anybody else sick.
I had a really bad sinus infection earlier this month, and when i felt that i was just well enough for some exercise, I ended up with a new sore throat and an added fever, so my idea is to be 100 % before I go to see my trainer again!
Fitness Minutes: (51,041)
1,258 2/1/12 12:23 P
depending on how sick I feel. Don't want to make it worse, but if I can do it without risk I do
Fitness Minutes: (5,698)
2/1/12 12:22 P
Unless I'm so sick that I can't get out of bed, then yes. Even when I'm that sick, I try to do a few stretches or some gentle pilates movements.
Working out makes me feel so much better when I have a cold or other respiratory problem. It opens up the airways so I can sort-of breathe, instead of not being able to breathe at all.
Fitness Minutes: (2,358)
13 2/1/12 12:16 P
I stick with my normal routine as long as possible.
I have to be very sick to get away from it.
Fitness Minutes: (8,867)
2/1/12 12:04 P
Fitness Minutes: (40,802)
5,146 2/1/12 12:03 P
I don't really and if I do I dial the intensity way down.
Fitness Minutes: (8,074)
292 2/1/12 10:01 A
For a mild cold I don't change it much. Last week though my throat was so sore it hurt to breathe deeply so I just did some strength training that didn't make me breathe hard. Then this weekend the whole family got a stomach bug. Needless to say, when you are puking you don't work out!
Fitness Minutes: (17,957)
552 2/1/12 9:41 A
I feel like I'm coming down with a little cold, but I'm not totally under the weather just yet. Would you stick to your normal workout routine, take it down a notch, or not work out at all?
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