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Should I run when I am sick?

It’s cold and flu season and one question that comes up this time of year is, “Should I run when I am sick?”

The obvious concern is that if you have a training schedule and marathon on the calendar your fitness will suffer. You don’t want to lose ground.

This is a valid concern. If you stop, it can wreck your training.

But you have to understand something that seems to get lost on most sick runners in training. 

Not running when sick isn’t nearly as bad as not running when injured.

Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about whether or not you should run when you are sick.

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