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Should You Work Out When You’re Sick?

I get this question all the time!  Should you work out when you are sick?!

You know the scene. You stand up from the water fountain at the gym — just in time to catch a profuse spraying from Mr. Sneezy. Gross.

You think, Doesn’t this coughing, sneezing, mouth-breathing dude belong at home resting, not here at the gym infecting all the equipment? Not so fast. You could be next, and you’ll want to know if it’s OK to hit the gym. (After all, exercise does build immunity, right?) Let’s see if Mr. Sneezy is on to something.

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5 Keys to Firing Up Fat Loss While Still Kicking Ass

If you’ve listened to his interview on the Bodybuilding.com Podcast or tried his recent Ultimate Back or Ultimate Shoulders workouts, you know that Cellucor athlete Craig Capurso is in the middle of a transformation. After an accomplished run as an IFBB pro competitor, he’s turned his sights away from the stage, and put them squarely on what happens in the gym day in and day out. His goals now, he says, are all performance based: Get stronger. Move better. Learn new skills. Perform at a high level every single day.

As a former semi-pro football player, this athletic mindset comes fairly naturally to Capurso. But his training was usually pure bodybuilder: either growing big through heavy volume, or cutting hard, as in his popular program 30 Days Out: Craig Capurso’s Extreme Cut Trainer.

Those fat-loss phases, he admits, were often where the goal switched from thriving to merely surviving. In his new approach, simply getting by isn’t an option! Here are Capurso’s keys for leaning out while maintaining a high level of performance in the gym.

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