Thread: not sore good or bad?
01-30-2004, 03:14 PM #1
not sore good or bad?
Does anybody else not get sore? Donít get me wrong the first week back after not working out for a week or more Iím sore as hell but after that I donít get sore. Iím lifting heavy 5-6 days a week. I was just wondering if this is common. My friend who I train with is training for a competition is always sore. Iím just wondering if Iím some freak or do I need to do something different.
01-30-2004, 03:46 PM #2
I found another thread that answered my question kind of. Are there ant doc's out there that can explain it? ( why some people get sore and some don't)
01-30-2004, 04:10 PM #3New Member
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I'm in the same boat as you. Maybe its the "wrong" kind of trainning, I mean, your body rebuilds itself after you tear it up ( workout ) maybe your workouts aren't "tearing" your body up like they should be? You gotta be careful though, as to not "overtrain". Maybe up your weights a tad and go from there?
Anyways just thought I'd throw my 2 cents in, I know how you feel though, but am still seeing gains so I'm happy
01-31-2004, 02:20 PM #4Originally Posted by whiteykauai
01-31-2004, 02:53 PM #5Junior Member
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I've read somewhere that everyone is different. Some people feel workouts more than others. Some feel it after 1 day, and some after 2 (like me). And some don't feel it at all. I have a friend who never gets sore either.
01-31-2004, 08:24 PM #6Junior Member
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If it is an exercise I haven't done in awhile I tend to get sore. But after doing it for a week or two I no longer get sore from it. Like yesterday I did heavy deads and good mornings for the first time in about 3 weeks and today my back and hams are killing me.
01-31-2004, 11:36 PM #7
slow negatives tend to illicit more soreness than anything else, there's nothing wrong with not getting sore, after years of training, i rarely, if ever got sore unless i completely changed up my workouts, and made plenty of gains, once i started doing DC training and very slow negatives is when i started feeling the soreness again
02-01-2004, 08:03 AM #8
I used to be like that, i would bench press every other day to failure and not be sore. I have found that by resting a muscle group longer, and shocking your muscles with different exercises from different angles, the next time you work the muscle group you will be more sore. For instance, when i did chest before, i would ench press every other day. I would get to the point where if i wanted to, i could bench every day and not feel sore at all. Then, my personal trainer told me to rest at least 3 days b/t workouts of the same muscle group. Also, instead of just doing bench, do bench on day 1 and dumbell incline or cable fly or something different. Then day 4 or 5 when i do chest again, hit the incline bench, do another dumbell excercise, weighted dips or pushups. Trust me, if you want to be real sore, try doing 4 sets of pushups to failure after a chest workout.... i guarantee you'll be sore the next day...
Adjusting my workout schedule and exercises has caused me to become sore once again, often for 2-3 days after a workout.
Maybe this will not work for you, but it has for me!
02-01-2004, 03:24 PM #9
My body parts are always sore the next day, only because I go harded each training day weather it be more weight or more reps, Im always pushing myself to advance. My legs are sore usually for 3 or 4 day, for me I know I didnt traing well enough if Im not sore the next day. Get to the point where you are sore but not overtrained and youll grow even better.
02-02-2004, 12:59 AM #10
dc trainingOriginally Posted by scottninpo
Thanks for the info. Where can I get more info on the DC training?
02-02-2004, 04:53 AM #11
do a search in this forum on doggcrapp, just cut and paste from this post, cause a lot of bros spell it wrong and then get pissed at me for leading them done the wrong path
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