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Exercise & Immunity

Being fit and being healthy are two different, but often conflated things.

DR GABE MIRKIN explains exactly how exercise can help and hurt your immune system. Use this information to stay healthy and on the trails!

Most competitive athletes follow a stress and recover training programme and so should you.

To make muscles stronger, you need to exercise intensely enough to damage them, and to increase your ability to take in and use oxygen, you need to exercise hard enough to become short of breath.

However, several recent studies show that if you don’t follow your hard workouts with easy ones, you may suppress your immunity to increase risk for developing infections such as colds and increase your

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