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Donating Blood and then Running (Read 206 times)

    How long should I wait.  I forgot I signed up to donate today, so I didn't run before I donated.  Could I run slow later on today?

     

    I do recall in the summer when I donated, I felt significantly weaker the next day running.

    lilac_jive


    Jess runs for bacon

      I'd not run today at all.

       

      www.backuprunner.net

        I'd not run today at all.

         

        I can not imagine anyone would think it is a good idea to run the same day after giving blood.

         

        Take it easy the next day too.

         

        Drink lots of fluid/water.

        John
        www.wickedrunningclub.com
        I run to clear my head and talk to my friends.

        StellarsJJayS


          How long should I wait.  I forgot I signed up to donate today, so I didn't run before I donated.  Could I run slow later on today?

           

          I do recall in the summer when I donated, I felt significantly weaker the next day running.

           

          I've done it dozens of times.  Perhaps make it an easy day, and play it by how you feel...walk or stop altogether if you feel you need to do so.

          There is only one acceptable pace...all out suicide...

          ...and today is a good day to die!

                     --  Pre

           

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          "A strong butt is the key to a happy life."
          Jordan Metzl, M.D.

            This is a good question for Lance Armstrong since he knows a thing or two about exercising after drawing a bag of blood.