Why You Should Stop Exercising

Selina Hajarat
Manifest Growth

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If you clicked on this article, it means one of two things: you are looking for an excuse to put a pause on your current exercise routine, or you’re simply curious as to what in the world I could be talking about.

Well, I’ve got good news for you. With trial and error over the past few years, I had learned when my exercise regimen was abusive to my physical and mental state and when I needed to take a rest day or switch things up.

I have never been able to take any advice to heart unless it’s from someone who inspires me or learned from personal mistakes. So, I’m about to reflect on numerous personal stories that have taught me over the past couple of years, hoping they would enlighten someone else along the way.

Ever find yourself in the middle of your exercise routine, thoughts darting through your mind concerning whether you should stop your workout? Maybe you see stars every time you blink. These are often signs you should discontinue your working routine immediately and reflect on what’s happening.

Excessive Pain

Joint Pain

Joint pain might be a sign of Tendonitis, which causes pain when tendons, the fibrous connective tissue that connects your joints to your bones, become inflamed. This pain typically surfaces due to the overuse of a specific…

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Selina Hajarat
Manifest Growth

Physics Undergrad. Fanatic about science, books, sports, and colors. Writing as a stress-reliever. Ready to tackle life! www.linkedin.com/in/selina-hajarat