Is It Safe to Work Out Hungover?

Uh...

We don't even know why you would subject yourself to such torture, but to each her own. In fact, Diane Kruger recently posted a beat-looking selfie in the gym after a night celebrating St. Paddy's Day. She said: "This is what my hungover workout session looked and felt like this morning."

This is what my hungover workout session looked and felt like this morning 😞

A photo posted by Diane Kruger (@dianekruger) on

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Which made us wonder: If you wake up after a night of raging to realize you need to hit the gym or fit in that run—could it actually be bad for you?

Bummer news, lazy gals: "It's actually a great idea to start moving and begin to cleanse your body of toxins," said Dr. Jordan D. Metzl, a sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery. "The keys are good hydration and not doing anything that requires special balance until you are stable on one leg."

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Dr. Metzl points out that dehydration is always a risk factor, so make sure you're hydrating—since you're probably already wiped from the night before.

Tip: Since you'll basically be sweating out that liquor (damn you, whiskey), you might want to do your gym partners a favor and opt for an outside workout session if you can. Just sayin'.

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