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2004/03/23 22:09:26 (permalink)
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no rest day ok?

My routine:

chest tri
back bi
shoulders legs
rest

If my chest and tris arent sore at all, and ive been eating huge....is it ok to skip the rest day and do chest tri again? Then rest before back biceps?

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    dirtyvest
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    RE: no rest day ok? 2004/03/23 22:14:26 (permalink)
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    It would depend on your routine but in all honesty I would say it's unlikely as you are not giving the muscles time to recouperate and develope before you hit them again. You grow when you rest so get plenty of it.

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    RE: no rest day ok? 2004/03/25 03:09:57 (permalink)
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    Just because you are not sore doesnt necessarily mean that muscles need more stress. Try mixing up your routines (heavy/light, negatives, supersets, dropsets) in order to cause different stimulation. How sore your muscles in the days afterwards isnt a good indication of how well you've worked them. Failure is however.
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    RE: no rest day ok? 2004/03/25 03:11:43 (permalink)
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    RE: no rest day ok? 2004/03/25 03:23:24 (permalink)
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    No... Take a rest.
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    RE: no rest day ok? 2004/03/25 04:25:40 (permalink)
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    4 days training on the trot is not good for your body (for normal people)
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    RE: no rest day ok? 2004/03/25 08:48:32 (permalink)
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    Definately rest. Unless you are a pro and going to shows, the rest is what ya need and plenty of it.

    I personaly do a 4 day split 2 on, 1 off, 2 on, 2 off, i feel refreshed each week. It's worth the extra space in between.
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    RE: no rest day ok? 2004/03/26 03:55:55 (permalink)
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    when i was a beginner, i could get away with no rest but as i continued to lift i noticed that i needed more rest. as everyone has said, it's good to rest.
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    RE: no rest day ok? 2004/03/27 01:12:40 (permalink)
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    Less is more
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    blitzseth
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    RE: no rest day ok? 2004/03/27 03:07:39 (permalink)
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    REST DAYS VERY IMPORTANT!!!!!!!
    Working out is catabolic (breaks down muscle) the rest days are "anabolic" (builds up the muscle)

    Its like cutting urself over and over again and not letting the skin heal and get stronger.
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