If you are dedicated to a fitness routine, it can be really frustrating when getting sick derails your healthy habits.
So what should you do when you had planned to go for a workout but are not feeling so well?
Some experts state that moderate exercise can actually improve the symptoms of a mild cold and will help you feel better quicker.
However, if you are too sick to go to the gym you also risk wearing out your body when you really should be devoting your energy to recuperating, and this can make a simple sickness last much longer than it should.
Also, gyms are communal environments with lots of opportunities to spread germs, so is it really bad etiquette to be coughing and sneezing all over the equipment?