Fitness Tip: Give it a Rest – especially when sick. With all the talk in the media of flu’s lately, it has made me think more specifically on how our bodies respond to exercise. Exercise puts a temporary stress on the body and immune system, which may prolong your illness. It may be OK to work out when sick (depending on the severity) but a day or two of rest is usually just what the doctor ordered. A short break won’t have a negative affect on your overall goals.
Exercise of the day: Ball Dumbbell Pullover – The Ball Dumbbell Pullover provides the perfect exercise movement to work both your Chest and Upper back region, while performing this compound exercise movement.
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