We hear variations of this all the time:
"I think I might be coming down with something."
"I've been really sick but I feel a little better so I came to the gym."
"I was out late drinking, but I want to work off my hangover."
But what is the right answer? Should we be working out when we don't feel well, or tough it out?
For answers, host Dane Leavy interviews Coach Nick, who by day helps heal the sick as a registered nurse.
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00:15 – Introduction - Coach Nick (Registered Nurse)
00:40 – Health statistics - chronic diseases
01:48 – Sickness, Wellness, Fitness Continuum explained in the CrossFit Level 1 Training Guide
05:20 – Flu season
06:57 – When is it ok to workout?
Symptoms from the neck up vs. neck down
07:10 – CF9 Travel WODS
07:26 – CF9 Active Recovery Care (A.R.C.)
CF9 members can find these workouts in Wodify
08:25 – Neck down symptoms
09:41 – Working out while hungover...
11:38 – Hydrating for a hangover
12:30 – Natural electrolytes packets that Coach Dane uses - Dr. Price’s Electrolyte mix
13:30 – Practices for avoiding getting sick
Dirty things that you may not realize...
20:38 – Flu shot or no flu shot?
What to think about when considering getting a flu shot
24:30 – Conclusion
Being proactive - sickness, wellness, fitness