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Work out while sick?

I have a nasty cold. My fever is gone, no chills or muscle aches, but I have a pretty painful cough.

Tonight is cardio night, and tomorrow is weight training day. I have to do weight day. But should I do cardio tonight?

Thanks for any input.


This is a quote from the great guys of T-mag in response to an email I sent asking the same question a while ago.

"The only time one should train when sick is if the sickness is something
like a minor cold. If it’s the flu or a bacterial infection, rest is

As far as food consumption, as it turns out, following a hypercaloric diet
is beneficial for colds and other viral infections, whereas a slightly
hypocaloric diet is actually beneficial for bacterial infections."

Hope that helps