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Old 12-20-2012, 02:02 PM
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Default The Sniffles

two major rides this weekend and i am hit with a cold. between now and this weekend is a run and a swim. luckily the cold is above my throat. i'll take it easy and won't do any intense workout.

what do you do when you get the sniffles?


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i'd still go for the ride unless i'm feeling feverish. nothing clears my sinuses better than a run or ride, not on the swim though as slightly colder ang water ngayon.

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Zinc and Ascorbic acid supplements can help, as well as Paracetamol with antihistamines. Native honey can also help. I stay away from mass-produced honey. Get as much sleep as you can, or find time for an afternoon nap.

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ascorbic acid + calamansi or orange juice + chicken soup or noodles + sleep works wonders.

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Old 12-22-2012, 01:46 AM
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Default Re: The Sniffles

One time - May sinat at sipon ako bago umakyat ng The Wall... Pagdating sa Wall 2.. Wala na.. I guess riding more makes my sickness gone or I get sick if I dont bike.. hehehe

Does anyone here experienced na after a long time of not riding ( 2 weeks for expample ), madalas kang sipunin or ubohin.. A fellow rider who is a doctor today me na, hinanap daw kse ng katawan ko ung pag ride..

Kaya after that.. I made sure na may recovery ride ako kahit mga 20k lang midweek, after nun hindi na ako gaano nasipon if ever mabakante.

**Vitamins and minerals are still the best.

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Haven't been riding for about a week now because of those news about bikers becoming roadkill. During the downtime, been eating a lot of those god forsaken brownies and fruitcakes the neighbors seem to re-gift year in and year out and I can see the double chin is slowly making it's appearance.

I have a bike ride tomorrow but looks like I got the sniffles from the Christmas list shopping in the Greenhills tiangges today and yesterday. I hope this doesn't turn into a fever tomorrow. The muscles are a little on the achy side.

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