Thread: Not my normal 100%
05-16-2005, 08:52 AM #1
Not my normal 100%
Is it true you should take off 1 week every 5 to 6 weeks? Not completely off but light weight for 1 week. Then go back to normal?
05-16-2005, 09:02 AM #2
I do it but it doesn't sound like a bad idea. Taking something like a weekend completely off every 6 wks wouldnt be a bad idea.
05-16-2005, 09:07 AM #3Originally Posted by dr.shred
Sorry bro I'm not sure I understand, you do take a week off or don't?
Also no weekends?
05-16-2005, 09:48 AM #4
Take one full week off, no gym, every 8 week. You gotta keep eating the same way tho.
Don't worry about loosing muscle, your protein shakes usually have the necessary BCAA's to maintain your muscles.
That's how I always did it and I still gotta hit a plateau.
Last edited by ReX357; 05-16-2005 at 09:50 AM.
05-16-2005, 10:00 AM #5AR Hall of Fame
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Correct, if you are going to take time OFF, take it OFF.
No light crap, just totally off.
05-16-2005, 10:18 AM #6
Thanks for everyone's input.........I've been draggin hard this week and it just started, I knew I was suppose to take time off but I had started my cycle and was almost done with it so I though it wouldn't hurt...Thanks again
05-16-2005, 10:18 AM #7
Totally off! lets your joints rest, shocks your muscles!
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