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Yea Or Nay -- Working Out After Being Glutened?

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Just wondering since I've slacked off on yoga AND running for the past two days and I'm feeling a bit guilty about it since my accidental glutening was a week ago. I haven't been so thoroughly glutened in four months and back then I wasn't working out at all because my weight was so low, so this is the first time this has come up for me.

Do you workout or do any exercise after you've been glutened? If so, what do you do and does it help with symptoms? If not, how long until you get back to your regular routine?


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I get joint pain and fatigue when I'm glutened, but I usually workout anyways. I have a lot of "scheduled" athletic activities as my social outlet: gymnastics, golf, rock climbing, etc, and I don't want to stay home and be a hermit just because I got glutened. I still struggle through. And struggle I do. I don't like to let on how badly I feel to other people, so I try to smile and not be too obvious that my joints are killing me and I'm dragging. I don't think it helps my symptoms, but it doesn't make them worse. Actually, depression is a symptom for me and keeping my social engagements helps with that.


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Unless I'm feeling really bad - I press on too!

I take something to calm the digestive issues,

an energy drink so I'm not so brain fogged, and

plenty of water to keep hydrated.

I hate missing a game or a workout!


alicia

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I would be careful about strenuous workouts when you're ill. I did that and ended up with adrenal fatigue, now it's going to be a long time till I can do any strenous workouts at all!! Some walking or light yoga till you feel better is all I'd do. I used to be a believer in pushing through it ... but I've paid a heavy price for doing that.


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diagnosed with Lyme Disease 12/06

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I don't push it after a glutening either. I can start to feel really ill if I do... :( But a week after a glutening I would probably be working out again, I would just see how i feel and not push it.

Pauliina

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I've never had extreme symptoms after glutening--some bloating and brain fog, but if I'm feeling this way and I go for my regular run, I find the symptoms are pretty well gone when I finish. Particularly the brain stuff! :)


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I actually find that 30 minutes of hard cardio help with my symptoms. Prior to diagnosis I would always work out when I felt my belly well up with gas - at the end of that workout the gas would magically disipate! (My main symptom is bloating and gas). So yes, now with my diagnosis, I do work out if I have been glutened and it still helps.


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I get joint pain and fatigue when I'm glutened, but I usually workout anyways. I have a lot of "scheduled" athletic activities as my social outlet: gymnastics, golf, rock climbing, etc, and I don't want to stay home and be a hermit just because I got glutened. I still struggle through. And struggle I do. I don't like to let on how badly I feel to other people, so I try to smile and not be too obvious that my joints are killing me and I'm dragging. I don't think it helps my symptoms, but it doesn't make them worse. Actually, depression is a symptom for me and keeping my social engagements helps with that.

My joints bother me when I get glutened as well! I work out everyday.....

And when I get gluten, no matter what exercise I do...my joints ache for a few days!

It is amazing what gluten does to our bodies. I find it difficult to explain to others just how debilitating it can be!


Megan

Diagnosed Celiac in Feb 2004

Boston, MA

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When I get glutened, exhaustion is a major problem for me, so I don't workout. I just let my body rest until the symptoms subside. You have to test your body, and see what works best for you.


Dessa

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Hi

The joint pain sounds terrible! I get back pain and shooting pain down my legs. (So does my father, the celiac who spawned me.)

I still work out unless it's a MAJOR glutening---like if I haven't found the culprit and continue to gluten myself for several days or if I get bread traces on my food- bread is the worst for me.

However, I do not work out like I used to. It used to be my passion. I used to do boxing workouts, spinning, aerobics, sports, cardio machines, yoga, bicycling, rollerblading, weight lifting, kayaking, etc. 4-6x a week since I was 8 years old.

Now I only work out once or twice a week. Energy is an issue with me. It's been emotionally trying for me to accept that I cannot work out intensely. I do lighter weights and cardio and yoga now. I take lots of warm baths and aromatherapy to relax and relieve stress.

I have a job where I stand up and walk all day, so I use all my energy there.


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