𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗 – 𝗚𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗴𝗲𝘁 𝗯𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗼𝗻 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗳𝗲𝗲𝘁.
There are a number of us that are either recovering from it, have got it or are going to get it so we thought it important to share this guideline about restarting training.
If you don’t read past this point the key thing is to 𝗣𝗟𝗔𝗬 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗟𝗢𝗡𝗚 𝗚𝗔𝗠𝗘 𝗔𝗡𝗗 𝗗𝗢𝗡’𝗧 𝗥𝗨𝗦𝗛 𝗕𝗔𝗖𝗞.
– Rest hard and rest early – don’t keep training in the hope that you don’t have it
– Sleep, fluids etc – all those things to help your body to fight the infection and recover
𝗥𝗲𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴
– Don’t rush back
– Guidelines say at least 10 days of rest and recovery after being initially diagnosed and at least 7 days symptom-free before starting any light exercise
– Professional sports teams are treating the return to play component like a head injury. Slowly increasing intensity over 3 days once the 7 days symptom free period has occurred.
– Some people may need longer than 10days – 10 days is the minimum for those with mild symptoms.
– There are 3 different strands of Covid-19 that we know of that are all slightly different and everyone reacts slightly differently. You may feel recovered but be patient don’t rush back.
– Listen to your body – Don’t downplay it or take it lightly
– Taking time to recover properly decreases the chance of Myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle), Post Viral Fatigue, and Long Covid.
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