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Chronic fatigue syndrome short for CFS is a multifaceted condition affecting numerous systems of the body, but usually it disrupts the nervous and immune systems. A few of the symptoms of CFS include sore muscles, headaches, joint pains, severe exhaustion, insomnia etc. The cause of CFS is unknown and recuperation can take an inordinate amount of time.
Working out is commonly a big problem for people suffering from CFS because physical activity can deteriorate their symptoms. While high intensity aerobic training is advantageous for many chronic ailments, CFS patients generally can’t endure conventional exercise routines.
Nevertheless, people with chronic fatigue syndrome can still take up an exercise routine as long as they learn how to pace activities. Pacing is when you stay within certain margins and it is designed to guarantee that one doesn’t overexert themselves through any form of exercise. It is imperative that people with CFS consult their practitioners in order to receive a customized an exercise regimen that focuses on measurable activity, such as interval training. The overall aim is to set a balance between activity period and rest time in order to circumvent deterioration of physical health both from lack of activity and because of overexertion.
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