You’ve seen them performed in aerobics classes. You raise your leg out from your side while standing, while on all fours, or while lying on your side. This is done repeated with one leg and then the other. All the different permutations of sets of legs lifts are performed at least once and sometimes later in the class the raises are repeated.
This article Steps Prior to Pregnancy Can Protect Baby lists several useful tips for pregnant mothers. One of the tips:
“What exercise should I do while I am on vacation?”
I have been asked this a lot over the years. I give the same answer: “Have a good time”.
“But won’t I lose some of the gains that I have made?”
For running the answer might be yes; for strength training the answer is most often no. In fact for strength training it is often beneficial to take a break. Even if it were yes I would still advise one to have a good time and enjoy the good health they worked hard to achieve. You need a mental as well as a physical break from exercise every once in a while.
From this article, Exercise Recommendations for Chronic Fatigue Sufferers Spark Debate , comes this quote:
A study by British researchers suggests that exercising beyond the point of fatigue is one way for people who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) to build strength and feel better.