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Is it ok if I stopped sports for a week? Do the musceles weaken?
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: No
Weakness of muscles due to stopping physical activity takes several months .
You can become deconditioned very quickly with muscle loss when hospitalized or fighting of physical illness that requires bed rest. A few weeks off does not affect you and it is important for your body to rest.

In brief: No
Weakness of muscles due to stopping physical activity takes several months .
You can become deconditioned very quickly with muscle loss when hospitalized or fighting of physical illness that requires bed rest. A few weeks off does not affect you and it is important for your body to rest.
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