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Working Out after a Bout of Flu

Personal trainer and fitness specialist, Joe Berg, explains that although exercise helps boost the immune system, people who are sick should refrain from strenuous exercise and intense conditioning. If it is a viral infection, workout sessions should be kept short and less intense. During recovery period, people should take it slowly when returning to the usual routine workout. Berg suggests light workouts including plank exercise. People who are recovering can start with light aerobics such as cycling at an easy pace, walking, body weight squats, pushups and planks. When doing the plank exercise, weight should rest on the forearms with […]

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Flu-Fighting Foods

Two of the most popular remedies in fighting colds and flu are orange juice and chicken noodle soup.  There are, however other foods that are rich in vitamins A, C and E and other immunity boosting nutrients such as bell peppers, carrots, almonds, sweet potatoes, garlic, ginger, salmon, mushrooms and dark chocolates. Red bell peppers are very high in vitamin C, twice as much as those found in oranges.  Vitamin C helps fight off illness and reduce duration and severity of symptoms. Carrots contain beta-carotene, which is then converted to vitamin A in the body. This helps increase T-cells which […]

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Exercising in the Flu Season

A study shows that regular, moderate aerobic exercise can strengthen the immune system and active people experience fewer colds than their opposites. However, in case of flu or cold symptoms accompanied by fever, the best remedy is to stay in bed, according to Dr. David C. Nieman. According to Dr. Lewis G. Maharam, author of “Running Doc’s Guide to Healthy Running,” during  exercise, the heat of the body rises because of increased metabolism. As such, the body’s way of cooling down becomes out of balance since body temperature was already high at the start of the activity. Moreover, kidney and […]

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