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    mlong2288 is offline Warming Up
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    sick

    i am coming down with a cold...so i dont feel up to running ...what exercise can i replace while i am sick to still burn calories?

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    R.Lewis is offline I <3 to touch myself
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    Dont be crazy - If you have a cold the best thing you can do is sleep it off and dont start training till your back at 100%.

    If you try training you wont do very well. You wont recover properly and you'll make it worse/ Save your energy for healing.

    Training will only make it last longer, so get fixed up ASAP so you can get your running shoes on again in a week.

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    mrhappy is offline Warming Up
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    Same story here...been sick for the past week so I haven't ran at all. However, I still lost a couple pounds just being sick lol From what I understand, when your sick your body's metabolism increases so you burn more calories just recovering from being sick. Guess that's why I lost weight.

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    XTTX is offline Warming Up
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrhappy View Post
    Same story here...been sick for the past week so I haven't ran at all. However, I still lost a couple pounds just being sick lol From what I understand, when your sick your body's metabolism increases so you burn more calories just recovering from being sick. Guess that's why I lost weight.
    True, but hopefully nobody will go out and stand in a blizzard with shorts and a tshirt for hours.

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