Feeling Slightly Uncomfortable During Exercise

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Feeling slightly uncomfortable during exercise

A. can indicate that there’s a problem with your heart.

B. means that you’re completely out of shape.

C. is a signal that something is wrong.

D. is completely normal and is to be expected.


Feeling slightly uncomfortable during exercise is completely normal and is to be expected. This is because when you work out, your body is working harder than it normally does and therefore produces more heat.

As your body temperature rises, your brain signals your sweat glands to release sweat onto the surface of your skin. This process helps to cool down your body and prevents you from overheating.

However, if you feel more than just slightly uncomfortable or you start to experience symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, lightheadedness, or headache, then this could be a sign of heat exhaustion.

If this happens, it is important to stop exercising immediately and move to a cooler environment. You should also drink lots of fluids (preferably water) and replace any electrolytes that you have lost through sweating.

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