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Health Jargon: What Does 'Workout Fatigue' Mean?

  By posted Aug 8th 2012
Diet & Fitness

 

Number #2 cause of workout fatigue: General poor health caused by factors like dehydration, lack of a good night’s sleep and disorders linked to any condition.

During an exercise session or sports event, a lot of sweating takes place to maintain the body’s core temperature. This leads to loss of the body’s fluids and electrolytes and if not controlled can lead to dehydration.
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Also your body’s carbohydrate stores are depleted during exercise. Plain water can replenish the fluid lost during exercise but not the electrolytes and the carbohydrates. Water also gives a feeling of fullness and increases urine output.

Apart from this, a proper night’s rest also helps you in sailing through a tough workout. After an extremely intense workout, give your body time to rest and refuel before the next session.

Besides, if you are a cardiovascular disease patient, then the heart and lungs don’t get enough oxygen and blood to the body, thus causing feelings of fatigue, in addition to chest pain. 

 

 

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