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Topic: Body - January 24 2023
Too Sick to Train?

Sometimes our schedules get so busy that dealing with illness seems like a minor responsibility. However, we can only perform when our bodies are healthy and at optimal strength. We spoke with VIS Expert™ Polly de Mille, to learn how to approach training while sick and implement preventative measures to stay healthy.

By: Danielle Soto

VIS Creator™

& Polly de Mille, RN, CEP-ACSM, CSCS

VIS Expert™

Topic: Body

January 24 2023

If you start feeling sick, it becomes tricky to decide whether it's appropriate to rest at home or continue training and competing. For guidance on handling sickness as an athlete, we spoke to Polly de Mille, RN, CEP-ACSM, CSCS, a registered nurse and clinical exercise physiologist and a VIS Expert™, to learn which symptoms are okay to train with and which are warning signs that necessitate rest.  De Mille says listening to our bodies is most important when questioning one’s phy...
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