What To Do When You Don’t Feel Like Working Out?


Should I exercise if I’m not feeling it?

“If your symptoms are above the neck, including a sore throat, nasal congestion, sneezing, and tearing eyes, then it’s OK to exercise,” he says. “If your symptoms are below the neck, such as coughing, body aches, fever, and fatigue, then it’s time to hang up the running shoes until these symptoms subside.”

How can I work out without working out?

Yep, it’s possible to get fit without a gym!

  • Take advantage of free workout videos.
  • Walk when possible.
  • Take the stairs.
  • Get your hands on some basic fitness equipment.
  • Get creative.
  • Do bodyweight exercises.
  • Make housework exercise time.

Why don’t you feel good after working out?

Going into a workout hydrated and fueled is important, but you can have too much of a good thing. “Having an excess of food and liquids in the stomach before workouts can trigger exercise-induced nausea simply because there won’t be adequate blood circulating in the stomach to promote optimal digestion,” says Seedman.