Lifting While Sick

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  1. LowkeyG

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    So I've got some type of cough producing phlegm and a sore throat... but am feeling even worse due to not working out...

    Is this a bad idea?
     
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    I had just taken my week off and then got sick. Pissed me off but I didn't lift or go out drinking and was able to get 3 days in this week.

    Give yourself some rest, recover quickly, then go hit it hard.
     
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    BoypussY game over.

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    i lifted while having the flu a few months ago..i personally think it helped me get better faster.
     
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    stay your ass home nobody else wants what you have
     
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    I just got over the swine flu, couldn't even think about going to the gym, all the medicine would prolly make me drop weights on my head.

    About to hit it for the first time in 11 days. Lets see what its done to me.
     
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    You're a dick. If someone has the flu they shouldn't go around spreading it to everyone else. That being said, I agree that exercise does get you better faster. If you're really sick maybe a few bodyweight exercises would be best.
     
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    well..i wasnt positive it was the flu..more like severe cold :mamoru:
     
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    hell ya brah bang out some reps
     
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    If it's a minor cold (stuffy nose, scratchy throat) then light exercise is actually beneficial.

    If it's more flu-like symptoms (severe sore throat, fever, bodyaches) you'd be a retard to workout. Not only are you putting too much stress on your body and risking injury, but you're being a jackass and spreading it to other people.
     
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    it was prob the ever-popular flu-like symptoms
     
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