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Iron Gladiator 08-21-2009 07:54 AM

The Second Key to Old School Success for New School Beginners: Rest Like A Baby
 
If you donít make time to rest, you wonít have time to grow.* Thatís the long and short of it.* Most gym goers, and especially first time beginners, place most of their emphasis on their workouts.* Huge sets, super sets, and ten exercises per bodypart are just some examples of how many in the gym [...]

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bwys61 08-21-2009 08:12 AM

Agree 100%

BendtheBar 08-21-2009 08:16 AM

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Originally Posted by bwys61 (Post 3346)
Agree 100%

Tim (the article's author) knows his stuff.

I just wish it was easier to rest once you have kids :)

bwys61 08-21-2009 08:23 AM

no doubt. getting the 8 hours recommended is maybe 1-2 nights a week for me. That is something that has to be scheduled as well. One of my trainers takes a nap after his workouts.

BendtheBar 08-21-2009 08:24 AM

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Originally Posted by bwys61 (Post 3348)
no doubt. getting the 8 hours recommended is maybe 1-2 nights a week for me. That is something that has to be scheduled as well. One of my trainers takes a nap after his workouts.

I shoot for 7 hours a night. I would love to get 8+, but my it rarely happens. I occasionally take natural sleep supplements, but they aren't extremely effective for me.

swoleramon 08-21-2009 08:33 AM

I remember when I could sleep all day. It seems like a light switch is hit and one day you wake up and can't sleep in.

bwys61 08-21-2009 11:51 AM

its called the "responsibility to pay taxes" switch

BendtheBar 08-21-2009 01:30 PM

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Originally Posted by bwys61 (Post 3367)
its called the "responsibility to pay taxes" switch

Yeah, that sounds dead on.

No kids + no house + no wife = great sleep.


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