If you’re feeling under the weather, you may be wondering if it’s acceptable to work out or if you’d be better off taking a rest day. True, sometimes exercising will help you feel better. But other times, it can do more harm than good. So when is it OK to cheat on your fitness routine and stay in bed? We did our research and consulted with wellness expert, Dr. Susan Biali, MD, for some answers. Here’s how to gauge whether you should pull on your gym shorts or stay in your pajamas.
Dr. Susan Biali, MD, is a wellness expert and practicing medical doctor, and author of Live a Life You Love: 7 Steps to a Healthier, Happier, More Passionate You.