Health + Wellbeing – Exercise

Exercise when recovering from a cold

When recovering from a cold or flu, it’s essential to listen to your body and avoid pushing yourself too hard. As light exercise can be beneficial for promoting circulation, clearing congestion, and boosting mood, it’s crucial you don’t overdo it!

See below the top three exercise tips;

  • Walking:
    • Take short, leisurely walks outdoors to get some fresh air and gentle exercise. Please make sure you are dress appropriately.
  • Stretching:
    • Practice gentle stretching exercises to improve flexibility and relieve muscle tension. Focus on stretching your neck, shoulders, back, and legs to release tightness and promote relaxation.
  • Yoga:
    • Engage in gentle yoga practice. Choose poses that promote relaxation, deep breathing, and gentle stretching, such as child’s pose, cat-cow stretch, and seated forward fold.