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Why It Is Dangerous To Exercise When You're Sick

Saturday 24 February 2018

 

From Kenyan news outlet PulseLive.co.ke:

 

Man wearing scarf
Why it is dangerous to work out
when you are extremely unwell
(Courtesy)
 

Why it is dangerous to exercise when you're sick

By Mari Gloria
Thursday February 22, 2018
© 2018 Pulse.ng

Regular exercise has been shown to be good for your immunity. Daily moderate exercise for abut 30-45 minutes can reduce the risk of flu by more than 50%.

However, intense exercise like a marathon, can suppress your immune function.

According to Time, experts recommend using exercise for prevention, not cure.

...

Studies from Australia showed that athletes who continued to work out when they had a flu or a fever ended up developing chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

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