To mask or not to mask while working out

[KARE 11, July 29, 2020] With a recent surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, many big box gyms like Planet Fitness will now require club members to wear masks at all times including while working out. This is all comes as leaders with the World Health Organization are advising you not to wear a mask while working out as it can be challenging for some.

"Feeling light headed while they were working out, starting to feel dizzy while working out, occasionally feeling their pulse go up or potentially skip beats," described Dr. Robby Bershow, Allina Health sports medicine physician and team physician for Minnesota United FC.

This all begs the question should you or shouldn’t you be masking up while sweating it out?

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