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Discussion: Viral recovery

in: jack_wright; jack_wright > 2020-03-25

Mar 25, 2020 10:10 PM # 
ba-ba:
Ok, so you may feel recovered from a virus but doing too much to soon is a sure fire way to fuck yourself. And by 'too much' I mean anything much more than a very easy short jog to start with. There's a reason I was out for 6 months last year, and that was just something nasty someone brought to SPOOK, not coronavirus - I kept trying to get back to normal training lwvels in 3 weeks after a relapse. It takes your body longer to fight off and recover from a virus than you think/feel it does. There's no racing for a couple of months so save yourself a relapse when there is racing and be sensible. Even now if I wake feeling like I did then I'm jumpy (hence just had 3 days off)
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Mar 26, 2020 7:56 AM # 
jack_wright:
After talking to a few people you’re definitely right. Time to chill out. This lovely weather doesn’t help mind!
Mar 26, 2020 8:11 AM # 
ba-ba:
Walking is lovely and an can help build some base
Mar 26, 2020 9:07 AM # 
jack_wright:
Agreed. Thanks for the advice, it’s appreciated :)
Mar 26, 2020 9:19 AM # 
Rhesus:
Don’t ruin yourself. Be smart
Mar 26, 2020 9:55 AM # 
ba-ba:
"Increase your AP traffic by getting Covid"
Mar 27, 2020 3:38 AM # 
O-ing:
Let's not forget Mike Wells-Cole! http://archive.orienteering.org.nz/newsletters/auc...
Mar 27, 2020 7:44 AM # 
OJ:
All that said, I'm sure you'll be fine! Great that you have beaten the worst of it.
Mar 31, 2020 6:26 PM # 
ba-ba:
more info from an actual doctor: https://www.athleticsweekly.com/performance/expert...

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