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If you’re not feeling very sick and want to be active, here are four options for working out, according to Health.com.
Go for a walk
Running is out of the question, but taking a walk is OK, according to the American Lung Association. The organization says mild to moderate exercise is usually fine if you have a cold.
Relieve stress with yoga
If you want to be active and still take it relatively easy, yoga can be a good option. Shape magazine has some poses you can do if you fall ill, including one that assists with clearing congestion and help you relax.
Practice Qi Gong
Like yoga, this slow-paced cross between meditation and martial arts can provide stress relief, which is good since studies have shown chronic stress can lead to persistent cold symptoms.
While you may want to skip going to dance class to avoid spreading your illness, it may be beneficial to bust a move in your home by taking a low-impact class online. The Daily Telegraph reported research shows that simply listening to 50 minutes of dance music can have immune system-boosting benefits.