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    I feel pretty ill - I feel really really cold even though it's 27 degrees in my room and I'm wearing three bulky layers, have a runny nose, headache, very tired. I'm not sure if this is a really bad cold

    I want to go to the gym. Would this be a bad idea?? I've been advised to rest at least for today, but I really really struggle to do this..
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    By going to the gym, you are essentially using the energy for working out rather than fighting the disease.

    Therefore you are basically worsen your illness.

    Just rest and relax.
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    tbh even if you do go to the gym you aren't going to get much done as you're not going to work as well as you could on most days. I don't recommend it, a week off from the gym is fine.
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    I'm sure your fellow gym goers will really appreciate the trail of pathogens you will leave in the gym.
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    If all illness is above the neck i.e. runny nose headache - you can go gym
    Below the neck i.e. aching muscles do not go gym.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I feel pretty ill - I feel really really cold even though it's 27 degrees in my room and I'm wearing three bulky layers, have a runny nose, headache, very tired. I'm not sure if this is a really bad cold

    I want to go to the gym. Would this be a bad idea?? I've been advised to rest at least for today, but I really really struggle to do this..
    27 degrees?

    So, not in the UK then...
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    (Original post by jneill)
    27 degrees?

    So, not in the UK then...
    central heating?

    OP don't go to the gym... you're not doing yourself any favours, you won't have a good work out, you'll extend your illness and probably infect a bunch of other people at the gym
 
 
 
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