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Podcast 136 – Should You Exercise With Aches And Pains?


senior fitness with meredith

Hello and thank you for joining us for today’s podcast!

Dealing with aches and pains while living an active lifestyle is a common issue. Some of us deal with it more than others as we are all different but how do we know when we should be listening to the aches and pains that are telling us to rest and take it easy?

The body has many ways to let us know when it’s time to step back but it may be a hard to recognize these signals especially when trying to attain a fitness goal or work through what we think is temporary pain. In a lot of cases, aches and pains are minor but sometimes it’s best to listen to what our bodies are telling us.

In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). Some of Meredith’s personal experiences in dealing with training clients over the years and how they would ask about different ways to deal with common aches and pains.

2). How aches and pains are always a case by case situation between different people and the way we feel. Taking any kind of ache or pain into consideration is important always n matter the level of discomfort.

3). How aches and pains can also be tied to improper nutrition as well as physical overuse.

4). What sometimes causes physical aches and pains and how overuse of a muscle can cause certain injuries if not taken seriously.

5). Some of Meredith’s best tips to learning how to listen to your body and evaluate the pain you may be feeling to stay safe and to stay active in the longer run.


Thank you again for joining us on this important episode! Aches and pains are a part of living an active lifestyle and hopefully the tips in this episode will help you along your fitness journey and determine what is the safest path for you.

Tile the next episode!

Team Meredith