Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Should You Run When You're Sick?

Chances are you will be sick at some point this winter.

The burning question then becomes - should you follow through with a run. I can tell you from experience that it's generally better to avoid a run if you're feeling ill. Missing a couple of runs - even if you're training for a big event - will not negatively impact your training in a major way.

Check out this blog post from Christine Luff at www.about.com. She lists some common wisdom to follow if you're faced with this situation.

This post includes some links to other related articles with additional good advice on topics like "avoiding germs" and winter illness considerations.

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