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Lifting While Sick?


#1

Need some quick advise. I just started back in the gym (2 weeks)ago and I took Saturday and Sunday off because I wasn't feeling well. I am still feeling under the weather and have low energy. So now I am undecided do I go and lift anyway or just wait one more day and hopefully I will feel better tomorrow? Thx!


#2

No lifting.

Some light cardio perhaps, but don't push yourself there either.


#3

Ummm... taking one day off to get better isn't going to kill you or destroy your dreams.

Just do it.


#4

Here's some advice. Don't spread your germs. Stay home for a few days.


#5

besides, they say to take a week off every so often if you are lifting all the time. i took a few weeks off to go to ireland and england and just yesterday my squat went up 45 pounds lol. only been back at it for a little over a week. enjoy your time off lazing around the house. :slight_smile:


#6

Thx for the advise. Looks like I will sit this one out.


#7

sometimes when i'm feelin rundown (stuffy nose etc) i still goto the gym and i feel like it helps a bit. if you have no energy though i think its a waste of time.


#8

Take a look at this-
http://www.T-Nation.com/findArticle.do?article=05-057-training