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Wondering Whether You Should Workout Today? Use This Flow Chart

Posted on: by Women's Health
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by Marissa Gainsburg; Photography by Onlyyouqj/Freepik.com and infographic by Amanda Becker

The ultimate quiz for the ultimate question. Should I workout today?

Some days it’s simple: You just want to workout. Other days, it’s not so easy. When you’re struggling with your decision to hit the gym or not, there are many factors worth weighing. It’s almost always a good idea to get a low-to moderate-intensity workout in. Even if it’s a quickie, but there are some exceptions. Like if you’ve been sick, injured, or are plain old burnt out because you’re training for a half marathon. That is draining what feels like every spare minute of your life.

The Women’s Health team knows the struggle is real. But rest days can be key to fitness success. So to help you from spending too much time deciding and spending more time on yourself, we bring you the ultimate guide to the ultimate question.

READ MORE: What Happens To Your Body When You Start Working Out

Should You Workout Today? A Flow Chart

READ MORE: Is It Even Worth It To Exercise Just One Day Per Week?

Looking for more? Here’s three major things that your resting heart rate can tell you about your health.

This article was originally published on www.womenshealthmag.com

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