Take the 2-minute tour ×
Physical Fitness Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for physical fitness professionals, athletes, trainers, and those providing health-related needs. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I've been working out, but never regularly, for the last 5 - 6 years now. I just resumed my workout schedule with some regularity (10 - 12 days a month or so) a couple of months ago.

After my workout, I feel very tired and a general malaise or discomfort throughout the rest of the day and sometimes even on the following day. It takes about 2 - 3 days for me to feel completely rested and rejuvenated again.

Is this something I will just have to get used to or is there something that I can do to improve the way I feel post workout?

share|improve this question
    
Thank you, Chad. I asked because I am in discomfort and am waiting to get over this phase. I hope it will go and I want to know if there comes a time when you feel just alright after working out and don't feel this way, or does this sort of a thing remain your entire life, i.e. after every workout for the rest of your life? –  Sathyaish Oct 17 '12 at 16:48
2  
Can you give us more details? Age, are you overweight, what types of workouts are you doing, any other health issues? Could be too much too soon. Could be a million things. –  csi Oct 17 '12 at 17:58

1 Answer 1

The condition of post exercise fatigue (and from a previous question you posted - fatigue during exercise) could be related to MANY causes. The best approach is to see a doctor immediately, since the causes include diabetes, heart condition, etc. It could also be something as simple of pre-workout nutrition. Be safe and see a Dr.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.