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Health Rules You Can Bend - Workouts

WebMD health feature series: 12 health rules you can bend.
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Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD

9.    Never skip workouts.

Being physically active is good for you. But once in awhile, getting extra rest can refresh your mind and body and help prevent exercise burnout, notes Stephen Ball, PhD, associate professor of exercise physiology at the University of Missouri.

So cut yourself some slack -- especially if you're sick or injured -- but not too much.

Next: Does your diet always have to be perfect? next button

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Reviewed on April 06, 2010

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