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Louis Du Preez

Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
June 12, 2014

Is it safe to exercise when you’re sick?

Earlier this week the debate about exercising (and in this case participating in an event) when you’re sick, came under the spotlight again after Louis Du Preez, a “healthy” 39 year old man collapsed in the final stage of the Comrades Marathon, and later died in hospital. It turns out that Du Preez may have had a viral infection which led to organ failure. So does that mean it’s not safe to exercise when you’re sick - our resident Doctor weighs in. (more…)
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