Anyone who’s ever sniffled through a sweat sesh can tell you: Working out with seasonal allergies sucks. From a stuffy nose to watery eyes, these irritating symptoms can make your workouts infinitely more miserable, especially if you exercise outdoors. But don’t let pesky pollen, ragweed and grass derail your fitness goals.

Here, Purvi Parikh, MD, an adult and pediatric allergist and immunologist with the Allergy & Asthma Network, offers tips that can make working out with allergies more bearable.

First Things First, Cold or Allergy?


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